Racial Justice Rising (RJR) invites participation in events that we host or are hosted by partners in the community– to further our mission to challenge and transform systemic racism and create healing and justice. Visit the Events Archive page for prior events.
Looking for programs? We create or co-create educational programs funded by libraries and Massachusetts Local Cultural Councils: RJR Programs.
Indigenous Voices Film Series
November 2022 & On-going Produced by the Nolumbeka Project and Jennifer Lee (Northern Narragansett) in collaboration with Turning Tide Films; Directed by Robbie Leppzer Additional downloadable resources for teachers and lifelong learners are provided. Films are free here. Referenced in Daily Hampshire Gazette here.
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 31406by 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… Read More »RJR and Partner Events
We eagerly invite you to these three facilitated online training sessions sponsored by the Greenfield, MA Mayor’s office.
• Monday, November 28 – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. • Monday, December 5 – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. • Monday, December 19 – 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The City has engaged the services of two experienced facilitators to host a series of community conversations on race, gender, class, equity and other important topics. “Dialogues Across… Read More »RJR and Partner Events
Standing TOGETHER Against Racism and Antisemitism
September 13, 2022 – Please join us for an inspiring presentation by Yavilah McCoy, an anti-racism activist and third generation Jewish woman of color. Yavilah is a renowned national speaker, educator and spiritual practitioner. She will explore racism and antiseimitism as they impact both Black and Jewish communities and the relationships between us.
August 12 – 14, 2022, 10am – 3pm virtual workshop Registration: Undoing Racism Workshop, People’s Institute Northeast (PINE) Join this two-day regional virtual Undoing Racism workshop where participants will experience a humanistic process exploring how we have been racialized, socialized and conditioned to think about race and racism, and what we can do to become… Read More »RJR and Partner Events
Pocumtuck Homelands Festival
August 6 & 7, 2022 RJR is honored to have had a table at the Pocumtuck Homelands Festival again this year! Many thanks to the Nolumbeka Project, who organized this beautiful annual event. Read more about the event in the Greenfield Recorder: Growing Pocumtuck Homelands Festival brings attendees ‘back to our roots’. Download flyer