by Bart Worden, AEU Executive Director At the 2017 AEU Skills Summit, one of the workshops we... Read More →
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Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture continues to host a group called Lucy’s Children that addresses various topics of racism and developed a workshop (presented at 2017 Assembly) on “the myth of race and the reality of racism,” showing how racism has been embedded in this country’s history from the founding through today. Attend a meeting to participate with anti-racism work in Brooklyn.
Washington Ethical Society continues to work in support of movement for Black Lives Matter and racial justice work. Working for Racial Equity, Showing Up for Racial Justice, and Families and Friends of Incarcerated People are groups WES works with toward the goal of racial justice.
Philadelphia Ethical Society created a task force to focus on Confronting Racism. It’s mission is to increase the acknowledgment, understanding, and reversal of white privilege, and to confront racism—be it individual, group and/or systemic—by motivating ourselves and our congregation to unlearn our personal biases and work to undo institutional racism throughout society.
Ethical Society of St. Louis seeks to raise our own and our community’s awareness of racial injustice and to work actively against it. Activities include a Witnessing Whiteness group, monthly Black Lives Matter vigils, partnering with Metropolitan Congregations United, forming a Policing Task Force to establish relationships with the Ladue Police Department, and investigating the department’s current practices.