Tag Archives: Racism

Ecumenical Advocacy Days: Lift Every Voice! Racism, Class and Power—April 15-18, Washington

The 2016 theme for Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice (EAD) is “Lift Every Voice! – Racism, Class and Power.” This national gathering will be held in Washington, DC on April 15-18, 2016. The 2016 gathering will be … Continue reading

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January Root Group Roundtable: Race and the Church—January 2016

January 10th & 17th- Life Together: Conversations on Race This two week conversation focuses on the construction of race, engaging diversity and navigating communication. Facilitators: Amanda Arbour, YWCA Racial Justice Program Coordinator and Mr. Anthony Alexander. January 24th- The Bible … Continue reading

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Erasing Racism—January 10, Wayne

“Erasing Racism” will be explored in a lecture by Dr. Aaron X Smith, Assistant Professor of Instruction at Temple University, Department of Africology and African American Studies, on Sunday, January 10, 3PM, at Central Baptist Church in Wayne. Dr. Smith … Continue reading

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Taking Action for Justice: 2015 PA NOW Convention—October 24, Harrisburg

October 24, 2015, 9:00 am-5:00 pm Harrisburg Hilton, 1 N. 2nd St., Harrisburg Rooms at (717) 233-6000, use “PANOW” for discount. Tickets at 2015PANOWConvention.Eventbrite.com Join the fight to ensure access to healthcare, end violence against women, combat racism, close the … Continue reading

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Stand Up to Bullies!—November 7, Allentown

Bulletin insert available. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, 8:30 am – 1:00 pm First Presbyterian Church, 3231 Tilghman Street, Allentown, PA 18104 Program: Who are the bullies? Most of us have faced bullies at times; and at times most of us … Continue reading

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I Am More Than a Stereotype—September 15, Harrisburg

This summer, 35 kids from the YWCA’s Camp Reily program participated in an exciting video project in which they engaged in workshops about the YWCA’s mission of “eliminating racism and empowering women” – and learned how to produce a video! … Continue reading

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Commit to Dismantling Mass Incarceration During the Pope’s Visit—September 26, Philadelphia

From the PICO National Network (http://www.piconetwork.org): This past June we made the journey to the Vatican in Rome to deliver your stories to Pope Francis. We told him about the realities of our people—stories of economic exclusion, detention, deportation, and … Continue reading

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Ferguson Week of Righteous Resistance—August 7-10, National

From the PICO National Network (http://www.piconetwork.org): Approaching the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO last August 9th, it is with deep sadness that I acknowledge that our current political and social climate continues to belie … Continue reading

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Lord, Let Our Eyes Be Opened: Breaking the Chains of Mass Incarceration (PCC Annual Conference)—October 23-26, Harrisburg

The Pennsylvania Council of Churches is excited to announce the relaunch of its annual conference (formerly the Pennsylvania Pastors’ Conference)! So…SAVE THE DATE! The Council will present Lord, Let Our Eyes Be Opened: Breaking the Chains of Mass Incarceration at the Red Lion … Continue reading

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Actions You Can Take to Support AME & Other Black Churches Affected by Racism

From Showing Up for Racial Justice/SURJ (http://www.showingupforracialjustice.org): Here are some things your congregation and you can do to support churches that have been the targets of racist actions: Give and ask your congregation to give to the joint fund for … Continue reading

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