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RJR and Partner Events

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.

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… Read More »We eagerly invite you to these three facilitated online training sessions sponsored by the Greenfield, MA Mayor’s office.

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.

Undoing Racism

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… Read More »Undoing Racism

Homeland Festival

Pocumtuck Homelands Festival

August 15, 2021 RJR is honored to have had a table at the Pocumtuck Homelands Festival again this year!Many thanks to the Nolumeka Project, who organize this beautiful annual event.

You Honored Our Country

June 4, 2018 Earlier this week, we honored veterans and people who died at the hands of police by holding America accountable to the highest standard of patriotism and insisting that this country become a more perfect union. Thank you to everyone who made it to the encampment on Boston… Read More »You Honored Our Country

Mass State House Rally

May 23, 2018 Thank you to all who came out for Monday’s Rally and Sit-in at the State House to address systemic racism, voting rights, immigration justice, Islamophobia and Indigenous rights. We’re so proud of everyone’s hard work and commitment to the movement! Over 200 of us rallied on the Boston Common, and 16… Read More »Mass State House Rally

Potluck with Peace Pagoda

March 17, 2018 Racial Justice Rising hosted a potluck dinner welcoming walkers from the New England Peace Pagoda’s 17th annual Walk For A New Spring.  Many thanks to community members who provided a wonderful meal! In a program following the meal, we heard about these projects: We will have more… Read More »Potluck with Peace Pagoda

The Harvest: Reading Circles

October, 2017 THANK YOU TO ALL WHO SHOWED UP IN THE RAIN on Indigenous Peoples Day for the first Reading Circle! See below for the next circle’s readings. And thanks to Bagel the Beagle for making things sunny last time! Readings for the third circle (upcoming—see below for more). The… Read More »The Harvest: Reading Circles

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