Come join SURJ Hartford for our Member Meeting on May 15! We, as the Hartford chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ), are building a base of committed White folks to challenge and transform racism on all levels.
Our shared purpose: As we strive to dismantle white supremacy, we mobilize white people to show up to public, political actions for racial justice. We do so as accountable partners in this work, following the lead of local and national activists of color.
White racial justice activists need connection to sustain courage and hope. We need to know there are other white people, like us, who will take risks, make mistakes, and learn. We need other white people to lean on when we are discouraged, and to share our excitement with! Racial justice movements, including Black Lives Matter and others, need a constituency of accountable white racial justice activists who are connected, hopeful, and many.
Join us on May 15th to continue the work (and fun!) of finding each other and building a base of courageous white people showing up for racial justice.
4:00-4:25PM: Greeting, Intro to Community Organizing
4:25-5:05PM: Working Groups to continue planning and implementing goals as SURJ. Groups include: Education, Action, Base-Building, Families
5:05-5:20PM: Group report-backs
5:30PM onwards: snacks and socializing
Bring yourself, bring friends, and stay in touch.
Some notes on Accessibility for this event:
The building is wheelchair accessible
Let us know if you need mics and a hearing loop, and let us know if you need translation
We will provide childcare (be in touch if you need it or can help provide it)
The Meeting House is accessible by buses that go down Albany Ave or Bloomfield Ave
50 Bloomfield Ave
Hartford, CT 06105
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