Our Racial Justice Team
AdministrativeVicki Anderson, lead
Church Presence & Worship
Communication & Information Technology
David Wiggert, lead
Sue Kamens, lead
Advocacy & Outreach
Understanding Racism Workshop March 18-19, 2022 Cancelled
The March 2022 Lansing area CORE (Communities Organizing For Racial Equality) workshop scheduled on March 18 and 19th has been postponed until the fall. Please watch this space for updates. To learn more, visit www.corenow.org.
Singing with Racial Justice
Monthly Definitions and Podcasts
The Education subteam has created a list of definitions and podcasts to help us learn more about racial justice. To see more information about this month's definition and podcast, plus a complete list of both current and previous monthly definitions, please visit our Monthly Definitions page.
Racial Justice Team ZoomForum Discussion of Police Reform
March 6 and March 13, 2022
Recommended reading, viewing and podcasts:
- American Police, an NPR Throughline podcast featuring Prof. Kahlil Gibran Mohammad detailing the historical development of policing in the US.
Future Book Discussion
The Sharon Bandlow Multicultural and Racial Justice Collection
Follow link to find a complete list of racial justice materials in the ULC Library.
Book Discussions and Podcasts
Materials for Use with Children
Podcast: The 1619 Project
"1619” is a New York Times audio series, hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones, that examines the long shadow of American slavery. Listen to this podcast series.
Racial Justice Book Discussions With Folks from our North/West Lower Michigan Synod
NPR Life Kit, “Talking Race with Young Children”
20 Minute Listen
NPR Life Kit, “'Raising White Kids' Author on How White Parents Can Talk About Race”
7 minute Listen
NPR Life Kit, “Why All Parents Should Talk with Their Kids About Social Identity”
3 Minute Listen