We recognize that telling your story can be activating or re-traumatizing. We have listed some resources here that can offer care, support, and legal advice (if required).
For those who feel motivated to act further, we have also listed avenues for education and advocacy.
Craft Equity is represented pro bono by Crumiller P.C., a law firm in New York City that handles cases of harassment, discrimination, and abuse.
If you need legal advice, we can arrange an introduction to Crumiller P.C., or you can contact them directly.
If you want to communicate anonymously with an institution where you have experienced harm, Craft Equity and Crumiller P.C. can facilitate anonymous communication without fear of reprisal.
If you need assistance finding resources (counseling, support groups, legal aid) in your area, Crumiller P.C. can refer you through their extensive network. Please get in touch!
Unmute- A Performer's Guide to Speaking Up- Laws, Rights, Resources, Networks
9to5 is national membership organizations of working women in the U.S., dedicated to putting working women’s issues on the public agenda.
Call the 9to5 Job Survival Helpline at 1-800-522-0925 for answers on what to do about sexual harassment where you work.
Equal Rights Advocates fights for gender justice in workplaces and schools across the country. Equal Rights Advocates may be able to provide free legal services to students or school employees who have experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment, gender-based harassment, or unequal opportunities for LGBTQIA+, nonbinary, or GNC individuals.
You can contact them by filling out their google form.
The National Sexual Assault Hotline is operated by the The Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN). The hotline is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and all calls are anonymous and confidential. They partner with local organizations, and can connect you with more than 1,000 local sexual assault service providers across the country.
Please call: 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)
The LGBT National Help Center serves the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning community by providing free & confidential peer-support and local resources. All of their services are free and confidential.
For local LGBTQIA+ resources in your area, search the GLBTnearme.org database for support, community centers, youth groups, and more.
You can access the LGBT national hotline, the LGBT youth talkline, LGBT senior hotline, peer-to-peer chat support, and more through their website.
HOTLINE/ TALKLINE HOURS: Monday thru Friday from 1pm to 9pm, pacific time. (Monday thru Friday from 4pm to midnight, eastern time). Saturday from 9am to 2pm, pacific time (Saturday from noon to 5pm, eastern time).
Safe Horizon advocates are available 24 hours, 365 days a year to provide confidential crisis counseling, safety planning, assistance with finding shelter and information about resources: 212.227.3000
For Free Counseling or Advocacy:
Phone: 212.514.SAFE(7233) Email:
For Legal Services:
Federal and ADA Disability Resources is a searchable site with details about the Americans with Disabilities Act and the agencies responsible for enforcing it.
Opportunities for Inclusion's website has a list of local agencies that can assist with disability access.
National Endowment for the Arts' Office of Accessibility can help you assess if your project will serve audiences with disabilities and includes this helpful checklist for programs and publications. You can also lodge a discrimination complaint through them.
Art Connect's "Initiatives for Disabled Artists You Should Know" highlights opportunities for disabled artists and writers.
Caroyn Lazard's "Accessibility in the Arts: A Promise and a Practice" is an accessibility guide geared toward small arts non-profits.
The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council's ADA Planning Workbook is a tool for planning access to events, publications, buildings, and websites.
Arts Administrators of Color empowering artists & arts administrators of color & advocating for equity & inclusion in the arts
Asian American Feminist Collective NYC-based Asian American feminists in solidarity organizing, politicizing & talking back
Asian American Writer's Workshop amplifying Asian and Asian diasporic storytelling since 1991
Black Craftspeople a Digital Archive - dedicated to telling the stories of Black Craftspeople and the objects they created
Crafting the Future artists working together to provide equitable opportunities in the arts
Movement for Black Lives M4BL is a national network of organizations and individuals creating a broad political home for Black people to learn, organize, & take action
Race-based Trauma Resources list of resources from the City of Alexandria, VA
Related Tactics a collective producing creative projects at the intersection of race and culture
The Color Network the Color Network’s mission is to aid in the advancement of people of color in the ceramic arts
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