Honoring Arif Sayed Faisal's memory with alternatives to policeAbout 20 year old Arif Sayed Faisal, and you can support his family here
- Mapping Police Violence
- Don't Call the Police
- Resources by city, including Boston
- If you See Something, Do Something
- 12 things you can do instead of calling the police.
- Share this with your neighborhood!
Don’t call the police, call these organizations instead:
Cambridge HEART (email@example.com)
Although Cambridge HEART is not yet accepting emergency crisis calls, they are responding to non-emergency calls and performing aftercare. HEART intends to ramp up its capacity to respond to emergency crisis calls this year.
Black Line: 1 (800) 604-5841
“BlackLine® provides a space for peer support, counseling, witnessing and affirming the lived experiences to folxs who are most impacted by systematic oppression with an LGBTQ+ Black Femme Lens. Call BlackLine® prioritizes BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color). By us for us.”
Wildflower Alliance: 888-407-4515
“Our peer support line is answered by a trained peer supporter who has their own first-hand experience with psychiatric diagnosis, trauma, addiction, and/or other interrupting challenges. This line does not collect personal information, perform assessment, or call crises.
Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
“Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support service run by trans people, for trans and questioning callers. Our operators are located all over the U.S. and Canada, and are all trans-identified. If you are in crisis or just need someone to talk to, even if it’s just about whether or not you’re trans, please call us. ”
“The Network/La Red’s 24-hour hotline provides confidential emotional support, information, referrals, safety planning, and crisis intervention for lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer and/or transgender (LGBQ/T) folks, as well as folks in SM/kink and polyamorous communities who are being abused or have been abused by a partner. We also offer information and support to friends, family, or co-workers on the issue of domestic violence in LGBQ/T communities.