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Racial Healing

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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Sacred Ground: New Dialogue Series from The Episcopal Church Exploring Race and Faith Now Available

Sacred Ground: New Dialogue Series from The Episcopal Church Exploring Race and Faith Now Available By The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Available now, Sacred Ground is a film- and reading-based dialogue series on race and faith. Participants will walk together through America’s history of race and racism, while weaving in the threads of family story, …

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A Letter from Bishop Ely & Diocesan Council to Vermont State Senate Committee on Gov’t Operations

A Letter from Bishop Ely & Diocesan Council to Vermont State Senate Committee on Gov’t Operations On eliminating references to slavery from the Vermont Constitution February 13, 2019 To: Vermont State Senate Committee on Government Operations From: Bishop and Diocesan Council of the Episcopal Church in Vermont Re: PR2 – Declaration of rights; eliminating reference …

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Video: Proposal to Remove Slavery from VT Constitution

Video: Proposal to Remove Slavery from VT Constitution WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VT – Diocesan Council welcomed Mark Hughes to its meeting at St. Paul’s on February 9 to discuss his racial justice work and a proposal to remove references to slavery from the Vermont State Constitution. Hughes is executive director of Justice For All and …

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(Video) Racial Justice in Vermont, Proposal to Remove Slavery from Vermont Constitution Presentation by Mark Hughes

(Video) Racial Justice in Vermont, Proposal to Remove Slavery from Vermont Constitution Presentation by Mark Hughes A Live Stream Presentation by Mark Hughes, Executive Director, Justice For All and Coordinator, Vermont Racial Justice Alliance Saturday, February 9, 2019 1:00 PM Watch the replay at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyCnSZDQkzQ   Article updated on Feb 10, 2019:  Thanks …

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Blessed Absalom Jones Offering to Assist Episcopal HBCUs

Blessed Absalom Jones Offering to Assist Episcopal HBCUs Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has invited Episcopalians to deepen their participation in Christ’s ministry of reconciliation by dedicating offerings at observances of the Feast of Absalom Jones to support St. Augustine’s University in Raleigh, NC, and Voorhees College in Denmark, SC, the two remaining Episcopal Historically Black …

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Funds Available to Congregations for POC Presenters

Funds Available to Congregations for POC Presenters All congregations of The Episcopal Church in Vermont are encouraged to invite people of color from their local communities to present first-person perspectives on race in Vermont. The RRT has secured an Alleluiafund grant in the amount of $4,200 for the purpose of enabling each congregation to provide …

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