Racial Justice Ministry

Racial Justice Ministry: 8th Principle Check In

By Dan Tuft, Racial Justice Ministry

Over five years ago our community embarked on a journey to educate ourselves and act upon our understanding of not only the insidious, enduring structural aspects of racism in our world, but to also gain an understanding and willingness to … read more.

Upcoming Faith Action Events

Friday, January 10, 6:30pm
LGBTQ 101 w/ Garden State Equality, at the Hopewell Valley Central High School (259 Pennington-Titusville Rd, Pennington NJ 08534)
A workshop for the school staff and the wider community to learn about the challenges faced by … read more.

Racial Justice Ministry

The Racial Justice Ministry is responsible for ensuring the implementation of the 8th Principle at UUCWC. We see our goal as supporting individuals on their journey to becoming active advocates/accomplices for bringing about racial justice. We also hold the organization accountable to integrating a racial … read more.

Racial Justice Initiative – Summer Reading List

Racial Justice Initiative Summer Reading List
Topics on Race and Racism in the U.S. and/or works by Black, Latinx, Asian American, American Indian, Arab American authors

Non-fiction

Autobiography:
Just Mercy: A story of justice and Redemption, Bryan Stevenson
Bryan Stevenson’s account of his path as a young … read more.

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.