How to Help Fight for Justice & Dismantle Systems of White Supremacy + upcoming/ongoing online events

Friday, June 19 (Juneteenth)

Daily | Change your life. Change the world. Get a free one-on-one life coaching session when you make a donation to or volunteer with organizations related to COVID relief or racial justice.

Daily | Support Nifty NYC & local indie bookstores by browsing our favorite books about NYC

[IRL] Brooklyn Movement Center: 2020 Juneteenth Freedom Party
5pm on | Free | Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn | More info

Through June 20 | Apollo 2020 Juneteenth Celebration (online & in-person)

Alicia Keys, John Legend & DJ D-NICE Juneteenth Party
8pm IG | Free here

Daily | Films showcasing Black stories you can stream for free online

NYC Dyke March: Break the Chains with Love March (in-Person & online)
5:30pm on | Free here

Through June 21 | NYC Pride Black Queer Town Hall

Through June 29 | National Queer Theater & Dixon Place: Virtual Criminal Queerness Arts Festival 2020

Through June 29 | 2020 Virtual Lower East Side Film Festival
$10/screening or $30 all-access | See lineup

[IRL] Daily | Plan a self-guided, socially-distant walking tour of Lower Manhattan civil rights & social justice sites here

BRIC Juneteenth—Then and Now Virtual #BHeard Town Hall
7-8pm YT | Free, RSVP here

Caveat: Juneteenth Jubilee: A Night of Black Joy and Activism
7pm | $5+ in advance

Greene Space: A Juneteenth Celebration + World Refugee Day ft. Sonia Sanchez, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Savion Glover, Wynton Marsalis & Cornel West
7pm | Free here

Carnegie Hall: Juneteenth Celebration 2020—Music & Commentary
7pm | Free here

Summerstage: Celebrating the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth in dance
12-8pm IG & YT | Free, stream here

Lincoln Center: “Act One” ft. Moss Hart, Tony Shaloub, Andrea Martin & Santino Fontana
Free | Stream here

Martha Graham Dance Company & Wild Up: “Immediate Tragedy”
7pm | Stream free here

Through June 25 | Screen THEE DEBAUCHERY BALL & join a nightly afterparty
screen anytime, 9-11pm IG afterparties | More info

Daily | Research Black heritage with NYPL’s e-resources

PLGNA: Brooklyn Racial Justice Forum
6pm Zoom | Free, RSVP here

NAACP: Juneteenth 2020 Family Celebration ft. Whoopi Goldberg, Deon Cole, Jennifer Lewis
Free, RSVP here

Game-changing astrology of 2020 with The Astrotwins
6pm | Free here

ThinkOlio: “COVID-19: Public Safety vs. Economic Collapse”
8pm | $10-20 sliding scale in advance

“A Comedy Show About Racial Profiling”
10pm | $10 in advance, benefits The Movement for Black Lives & Fair Fight Action

Take a book and leave a book at a Little Free Library near you.

Fridays-Sundays Through June 28 | Virtual wine education + food pairing
$17.99 through Nifty reader discount link

Rough Trade NYC: Free HAIM concert
1pm IG | Stream here

Fridays Through June 26 | Atlas Obscura: Adults-only dinosaur party
9-10pm | $7 in advance

Get a free month of MUBI through this Nifty reader link. Netflix, Prime and other services have an overwhelming amount of content these days, which somehow makes it harder to find something good to watch. I love MUBI’s highly curated selection of classics, docs & contemporary independent films from around the world. Membership includes access to a vault of films + a new handpicked selection dropped every day.

Through June 20 | Human Rights Film Festival 2020 online | Stream films & talks free here

Through June 20 | New York City (Virtual) Dance Week | Stream free dance & wellness classes here

Through June 24 | “FEMFEST HOUSTON: Voices of Asia” theatre festival + talks

Through July 31 | 2020 Edgar Allan Poe Festival | $10 through Nifty reader discount link

Through July 31 | 2020 Radiotheatre LIVE Sci-Fi Festival | $10 through Nifty reader discount link

Through July 31 | 2020 Radiotheatre H.P. Lovecraft Festival | $10 through Nifty reader link

Daily | CreativeMornings talks streaming from around the world

Daily | Metropolitan Opera streams favorites for free & new performances premiere every day at 7:30pm

Daily | Virtual interactive, Broadway-themed murder mystery party | $19 through Nifty reader discount link

Daily | NYC plans to keep nearly 100 miles of road car-free for socially distant walks & bike rides
8am-8pm | See map & list of streets here

Daily | Club Quarantine queer dance parties
4-7pm Saturdays, 9pm midnight all other days | Free, donations appreciated, RSVP here

Daily | Online one-on-one ballet classes with an American Ballet Theater alum | $10 classes through Nifty reader discount link

Daily | Fun beginner ukulele lessons | $9 for series through Nifty reader discount link

Daily | Free 7-day trial membership to inclusive HealHaus yoga & meditation classes

Daily | Stream a huge array of Lincoln Center performances free on demand

Daily (except Thursdays & Sundays) | The Jazz Gallery: Happy hour performances & dance parties | $15 in advance

Daily | Strike up conversations with strangers around the world through QuarantineChat

Donate materials to Brooklyn Historical Society’s COVID-19 collection

Daily | Free access to 3 online OneCommune workshops:
“Unwinding Prejudice: How to Break down Bias & Forge Equality” with social psychologist Evelyn Carter
“Organize a March” with Emi Guereca, Director of Women’s March LA
“Redefining Leadership: Self-Inquiry for Social Action” with Off the Mat, Into the World
Email jeffk [at] onecommune [dot] com for free access