Racial Justice Task Force

 

 

Working within our own congregation and with the broader community to raise awareness around racial injustices and to take action to address and create change around institutional racism. 
 
 
Racial Justice Task Force Meeting
 
Nrxt meeting Sunday, February 4, 2018
Noon following service
All interested in participating, planning and preparing for 2018 are welcome!
 
Screening of Ava DuVernay’s award winning documentary “13th
Saturday, January 20, 6:30 pm
Refreshments provided

Screening will be followed by a facilitated discussion of the film and its implications including the current Criminal Justice Reform efforts to be on the ballot in 2018.  Read about the ballot initiative here.

 

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Banner Dedication

Sunday, January 15, 2017 UUCA dedicated two Black Lives Matter Banners.  
One banner now hangs in the sanctuary and the other outside the building.   
 

Showing up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Akron Chapter

 
The Racial Justice Task Force partner with SURJ. We are looking for white folks ready to roll up their sleeves and do the hard work of racial justice. White people have a role in racial justice organizing.  We collectively hold the system of white supremacy in place – either passively or actively – and a big part of our work is with each other.
 
SURJ:Akron meets the last Tues of the month visit www.surjakron.org for meeting dates and times.
6 pm for new folks
6:30-8:30 pm meeting
 

 

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