The right to peaceful protest is one of the cornerstones of a healthy democracy. From iconic moments such as the March on Washington to today's nationwide Black Lives Matter protests, these actions are an essential exercise of free speech—a means for individuals to raise a strong, collective voice before policymakers who hold their lives and well-being in the balance.
Explore and use these protest resources compiled by AFSC and partners to support your activism.
How to stay safer at a protest
DIY How to make a cloth mask to help keep everyone safe
Whether you're a DIY crafter, a quilter, or someone with a little time on your hands—this is your moment to step up and make some simple masks for yourself and your community.
Note to self: White people taking part in Black Lives Matter protests
Remember you are there as support and in solidarity. Follow the lead of Black organizers, and lift up the voices of Black people involved in the struggle.