Black Lives Matter Paterson

This is not a moment, this is a movement

Who are we ?

Founded in 2016, Black Lives Matter Paterson is a Black youth led organization dedicated to transforming the city of Paterson to ensure safety and justice for all Black people.

Black Lives Matter Foundation, Inc is a global organization in the US, UK, and Canada, whose mission is to eradicate white supremacy and build local power to intervene in violence inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes. By combating and countering acts of violence, creating space for Black imagination and innovation, and centering Black joy, we are winning immediate improvements in our lives.

Six Steps to a Safer City

The safest communities don't have more cops; they have more resources

Systemic and Meaningful Policy Changes for Paterson

Download our policy agenda Six Steps to a Safer City