Racial Justice Initiative

Childhood Memories (RJI)

by Mary McKillip, Chair, Racial Justice Initiative

My son (white, almost 12) and I both read The Hate U Give this month. The novel is written from the perspective of a black teenage girl dealing with the police shooting of a black male teenage friend. … read more.

RJI Praxis Group Update – August 2018

by Dan Tuft

Hello again everyone and as promised in this final installment of the updates from the Racial Justice Initiative (RJI) Praxis Group that ended after our June meeting, I am combining highlights of our May and June meetings below.
Read through to the end … read more.

RJI Praxis Group Update – June 2018

8. Institutional Transformation The congregation engages in critical self-assessment and seeks outside consultation to ensure that power structures and practices align with stated racial justice values and make space for diverse leadership and participation.

Our April Praxis area was Institutional Transformation. We will have one more … read more.

RJI Praxis Group Update – April 2018

2. Service and Solidarity. The congregation offers concrete support and service to resource movements for racial justice, allowing frontline communities to strategically channel their energy and resources into Leadership.

The above assessment point was the focus of our February 2018 Praxis Group meeting. This year UUCWC … read more.