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Culture of Reparations Weekend

Fri. Dec 16 – Sun. 18, 2022
Friday 9am – Sunday 5pm

Virtual and in person at
Greater Friendship Baptist Church 
328 Tibet Avenue Savannah, GA 31406
by Truth Telling Project

Registration required. To register, scroll down to choose which events to join.

Truth Telling Project’s “Culture of Reparations Weekend” is happening a week from now! We invite you to join virtually if you are not able to join us in person. From December 16 to December 18, This is a Culture of Reparations is a three day event that will entail samples from our reparations course, a film screening followed by deep conversations with revolutionary filmmakers and producers, an embracing of ancestry with Savannah Underground Tours, and a truly immersive Reparations Sabbath and Reparations Sunday ceremony with a diverse cadre of faith leaders and ethically-centered organizations.

Program is free. Donations welcome to TTP.

Here is the rundown of Zoom links for the weekend.

Friday December 16th, 2022
10:00 AM – Join us for our Opening Ceremony as we kick off our Weekend of Reparations. Following the opening ceremony we will begin our World cafe session.
World Cafe is a method for holding meaningful conversations. This is an opportunity to think more deeply together about critical issues about Building a Culture of Reparations. Meet fellow reparationists on zoom and join break out sessions discussing topics around the dimensions of reparations. Register Here: Opening Ceremony

4:00 PM – Panelists from diverse spiritual, religious and ethically-oriented practices talk about how their traditions inform how they understand reparations and their reparations work. Register here: Reparations as a spiritual practice

5:00 PM – Teshuvah is the Jewish process of public accountability, apology, mending, and returning to right relationship, and tzedek — the ethical demands of material and legal justice. Join Rabbi Lynn and Kohonet Shoshana Bricklin as they lead us in a Reparations Sabbath Ceremony Register here:  Reparations Sabbath Ceremony

Saturday, December 17th, 2022
10:00 AM –  

Woullard Lett, N’COBRA and the New England Regional Lead at Unitarian Universalist Association, presents “Reparations, Its History & Impact: Why Now? Drs. Bryan Nichols and Medria Connolly explore how understanding the psychological impact of slavery can help individuals and communities heal from mass trauma.

Register hereSpiritual, Historic and Theories of Reparations

1:00 PM – Founder of Reparations4Slavery delves into her family legacy to unpack how families are affected by white supremacy and offers solutions toward personal and national repair. Register hereA Truth Seeking Journey w/ Lotte Dula

2:00 PM – 

Samplings from the TTP “Building a Culture of Reparations” illustrate how communities in the nation are addressing reparations at the grassroots level.  Register Here:  Workshops/course taster sessions

4:00 PM – Futures-imaging exercises require an understanding of the past in order to gain knowledge about the future. This workshop leads participants to imaging a future society built upon the foundation of reparations. Register hereVisioning  Exercise – Imagining a Culture of Reparations

7:00 PM – Film Screening of Reparations by Jon Osaki and Telling the Story of Slavery by Kalim Armstrong followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers

Register herePanel/Conversation/Film Screening

Sunday, December 18th, 2022

10:00 AM – Join us for our full interfaith Reparations SundayRegister Here:  Reparations Sunday/Interfaith at Mt. Zion

We are beyond excited to share this experience with you. If by chance you are able to attend this experience in person, registration is still open by registering to attend live in Savannah, GA: This is a Culture of Reparations. Lastly, the Truth Telling Project is grateful to put on powerful programming due to individual donations. Help support this event and future events by donating any amount here: Donate

In solidarity,

The Truth Telling Project

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