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Racial Healing

Save the Date: The Rev. Dr. Arnold Thomas to Present ‘The Browning of America: Reconciliation or Retribution,’ Oct 23

On Wednesday, October 23, the Rev. Dr Arnold Thomas will deliver a presentation entitled, “The Browning of America: Reconciliation or Retribution”. This will be an evening event and will include a discussion period. The event will be hosted in Randolph, VT at a venue and time to be announced soon. The Rev. Thomas is pastor …

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Unity in Christ and in Combating Racism: Churches United in Christ Recommit to Mission at Triennial Conference in Montgomery

From The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Churches Uniting in Christ (CUIC), a covenant organization of 11 different US denominations/communions who have pledged to live more closely together in expressing their unity in Christ and in combating racism, held its triennial plenary session in Montgomery, Alabama from June 6-9, 2019. The meeting began with tours …

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Justice Pilgrimage Brings Together 20 Episcopal Clergy Members for Intensive Racial Healing Work

By David Paulsen | Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News Service] Twenty Episcopal priests and deacons are wrapping up a weeklong pilgrimage in Atlanta, Georgia, organized by the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing as a pilot program that could become a new model for furthering The Episcopal Church’s racial reconciliation work. Participants in the center’s Justice Pilgrimage were …

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‘The New Jim Crow’ Book Discussion at Kimball Library, June 4

RANDOLPH, VERMONT – The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander will be the topic of a book discussion at the Kimball Library, 67 N Main St, Randolph, VT on June 4 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Author and Legal Scholar Michelle Alexander argues that “we have not ended racial caste in America: we have merely …

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The Browning of America: Reconciliation or Retribution? Find out on May 7!

Racism in America and Why We Should Care Ninth Meeting and Topic The Browning of America:Reconciliation or Retribution The Rev. Dr. Arnold Thomas, PastorGood Shepherd Lutheran Church, Jericho, VT National research and census data indicate that white people will cease to be the majority somewhere between 2035-2045 due to the combined increase in non-white Hispanics …

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Is Race a Social Construct? And Why Does It Matter? Find out on April 30!

Racism in America and Why We Should Care Eighth Meeting and Topic Is Race a Social Construct? And Why Does It Matter? Dr Debra Leonard, Department of Pathology, UVM Medical Center     Human genome research has challenged the notion that white people evolved from a separate Arian ancestry with the proposition that all humanity evolved from …

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Racism in America Pt. 7: What Did an African American President Reveal about American Racism? April 9

Racism in America and Why We Should CareSeventh Meeting and TopicWhat Did an African American President Reveal About American Racism?Nikki Khanna, Professor of Sociology, University of Vermont Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:30 pm at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church273 Vermont Route 15, Jericho, Vermont JERICHO, VERMONT – In 2008, Americans made history by electing their first …

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Sacred Ground Race Dialogue Series Offers Informational Webinars

FROM THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS Individuals or groups interested in learning more about Sacred Ground: a film-based dialogue series on race and faith, are invited to an introductory webinar hosted by Katrina Browne, Sacred Groundcurriculum developer, and producer/director of the acclaimed documentary Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North.  Built around …

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(Video) Racism in America: Power, Privilege and Prejudice

JERICHO, VT – The sixth in a series of “Racism in America” lectures at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, the title of this program, recorded March 5, is “Power, Privilege and Prejudice: The Present-day Infrastructure of Racism and Oppression”. The topic was led by Sherwood Smith, EdD, Director of the Center for Cultural Pluralism at the …

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Vermont Diocese Awards $29,300 in First Quarter Grants

The Grants and Loans Committee of the Episcopal Church in Vermont recently named six new recipients of grants totaling $29,300. The grants will help fund projects in environmental sustainability, food security, social justice, racial healing, and spiritual outreach with a focus on Vermont communities. The Grants and Loans Committee selects new recipients several times a …

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