Events

RJR CALENDAR

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VIGIL FOR RACIAL JUSTICE, EVERY SATURDAY

Join us at our Vigil For Racial Justice, co-sponsored by the Visioning B.E.A.R. Circle Intertribal Coalition — every Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Greenfield Town Common.

Vigil for Racial Justice
Saturday March 23, 9-10 a.m. 
Join us as we
Take A Stand Against Islamophobia.
We’ll have signs, or bring your own.

 

 


FREE MONTHLY PROGRAMS

One Saturday morning most months at the First Congregational Church, 43 Silver Street, Greenfield MA 01301. Free childcare, light snacks, everyone welcome.
Cancellations due to weather will be announced on WHAI, 98.3 FM and http://whai.com/closings/http://whai.com/

 

Saturday, April 6

Lies We Tell Our Children – Why do we perpetuate them? What are their cultural consequences?

The program will start with a few words from local elementary school children, followed by structured small-group conversations.

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OTHER GROUPS’ EVENTS

Feb 24-March 24, online: Roots Deeper Than Whiteness, a 3-session online course

March 7 – April 4, Greenfield MA:  Responsible Whiteness, a three-part workshop

March 10 & 24, Springfield MA: Support and Activist Discussion Group for Men of Color

Sunday, March 17, Putney VT: Gasping Whiteness, a play and community workshop to benefit The Root Social Justice Center

March 18, Amherst MA:  Indigenous Resistance, Environmental Struggle and 21st Century Survival

Mar. 20-23, Cedar Rapids IA:  White Privilege Conference

Thursday, March 21, S. Hadley MA: Baltimore’s Strange Fruit, A Story of Food Apartheid and the Struggle for Sovereignty

Thursday, March 21, Concord NH: Black Heritage Trail, Then and Now

Saturday, March 23, Durham SC: Let’s Talk Racism Conference

Sunday, March 24, Deerfield MA: Native Voices, Recovering American Histories Lecture Series:  Through An Indian’s Looking Glass, William Apess, Pequot

Sunday, March 24, Springfield MA: Licencias Para Todos/Drivers Licences 4 All, with the Pioneer Valley Workers Center

March 25-26, Providence RI: Interpreting Slavery and Freedom in New England

Tuesday Mar 26, Westfield MA: We Gon’ Be Alright: Race and Resegregation in Today’s America, with Jeff Chang

Thursday, March 28, Montgomery AL Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome with Dr. Joyce DeGruy

Thursday, March 28, Northampton MA: Do Muslim Women Need Saving?

Thursday, Mar. 28, Amherst MA: Feinberg Series Capstone Event – PlugIn: Building Other Worlds Where We Are

Thursday, March 28, Amherst MA: America in Transition: Documentaries About Trans People of Color

March 28-29, Amherst MA:  Survivance Stories: Indigenous Struggle, Resistance, and Innovation

Saturdays, March 30, April 13, April 27, online: What White People Can Do About Racism

Saturday,  March 30, Easthampton MA: Cross Cultural  Communication and Cultural Humility, Bridging the Divide

Wednesday, April 3, Northampton MA: Righting Wrongs: The Role of Apology and Reparations for Slavery

Saturday, April 6, S. Hadley MA: Women of Color Trailblazers Conference

April 6-7, Northampton MA: Showing Up Whole in Racial Justice Work – free!

April 8-10, Oakland CA: Othering and Belonging Conference

April 12-13, De Pere WI: Loving Justice: Asserting Human Dignity and Forging Bold Action

Sunday, April 14, Cummington MA: Indigenous Voices in the Berkshires with Marge Bruchac, Abenaki

Email us your announcements of racial justice-related events and we will include in our listings if possible. Events from across the country and beyond are welcome – people from all over view this page!