Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 6:30 to 8pm EST on Zoom, by The Reparations Collective What are Reparations? Questions and Conversation. You are invited to this virtual event! Free. All welcome. Co-sponsored by WMSURJ and Racial Justice Rising Advance registration required. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing… Read More »Reparations Teach-In
RJR and Partner Events
August 5 & 6, 2023 Unity Park, Turners Falls MA Announcing this partner event in our community: the Pocumtuck Homelands Festival and River culture present a celebration of Native American art, music and Cultures! Racial Justice Rising is honored to be invited to table. Stop by on Sat. August 5th… Read More »Pocumtuck Homelands Festival
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.
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… Read More »Culture of Reparations Weekend
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.
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… Read More »Undoing Racism
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… Read More »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.
June 11 & June 23, 2018 On Monday, we rallied at the state house, and then stopped traffic in the financial district for four hours, to demand a living wage and an end to the immoral situation in this country where 3 people own as much wealth as the bottom… Read More »PPC Rally in Boston & D.C.
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
May 28 & 30, 2018 IMPORTANT NEWS ON WEEK 4: The Eastern MA organizers of the Poor People’s Campaign has just decided to come to Springfield for Week Four of the Campaign to show their solidarity in our struggle and to help build the movement for environmental justice and health… Read More »Week 4 of PPC Campaign in Springfield
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
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
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