Slow Holler is selling three pieces of original art by contributor E Henderson at sliding scale ($150-$350) to raise funds and awareness for grassroots organizations who are doing on-the-ground intersectional work in the South. Proceeds from each of the three pieces will go to one of these organizations:
NC Queer TROUBLMakers
NC Queer TROUBLMakers (Trans Revolutionaries Organizing Under Black Lives Matter) is a statewide collective of queer and trans people of color in North Carolina. They began formally working together in August of 2015, coordinating Queer and Trans Black Lives Matter demonstrations at Pride events across the state.
Since then, they have organized and led the demonstrations and organizing against HB 2, and have held QTPOC (queer and trans people of color) Town Halls in more than three cities in North Carolina.
QPOCC (Queer People of Color Collective)
QPOCC is based in Greensboro, NC. They are “committed to intergenerational community building and promoting conversations across the intersections of race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation and gender identity.”
Here is more about the group’s focus from their website:
-sharing our personal narratives and experiences
-disseminating information regarding issues effecting queer communities of color
-exchanging of resources
-uplifting and sharing our creative talents singing, dancing, laughing and playing.
Girls Rock Charleston
Girls Rock Charleston is a grassroots nonprofit that uses music as a vehicle for social change and builds power among girls and transgender youth in Charleston, South Carolina. They develop feminist and anti-racist youth leaders through cultural organizing practices that blend music education, political education, and DIY media making. Their after school program has focused on disrupting the school to prison pipeline.