Dancewave stands in solidarity with Black, Indigenous and People of Color and all of our students, teachers and artists of color as we face this horrific moment in our history. We hear and feel the pain, anger and fear that has emerged in reaction to the recent murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and the many more ruthless and unnecessary deaths due to police brutality.
As an organization serving an incredibly diverse population throughout New York City, we stand as allies to black and brown communities who have been harmed by institutional racism and violence.
Our next step is to engage with the young people in our organization and give them the space to share their thoughts and emotions, and equally support their voices in advocating for change. We recognize the immediate importance to activate more fiercely against hate.
We hope that our actions and mission will continue to encourage open dialogue and reflect our commitment to dismantling racism, the most basic and important responsibility of our time.
Black Visions Collective ○ blackvisionsmn.org
Campaign Zero ○ joincampaignzero.org
Color of Change ○ colorofchange.org
NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund ○ naacpldf.org
The Bail Project ○ bailproject.org
Black Lives Matter ○ blacklivesmatter.com