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Coalition for Racial Equity and Social Justice

“The time to act is now. We must work together to build a safe, healthy, more equitable and just society where everyone is welcome and valued.”  
-- Dr. Bernadine E. Ahonkhai, Founder/CEO.

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Dr Bernadine Ahonkhai and family, with special guest Congresswoman  Madeleine Dean (center) at the First Annual Coalition4Justice Anniversary celebration. (2021)
Dr. Bernadine Ahonkhai with the Coalition4Justice Steering Committee at the 2nd Anniversary celebration in 2022.

2 Time Grant Award Winner!

Coalition4Justice is a proud recipient of:

the Montgomery County ARPA Fund &

The Dr. Frank E. Boston Black Justice Fund Award

  • Promote public awareness and community understanding aimed at the elimination of Discrimination, Inequity, Injustice, and Racism.  

  • Serve as a safe space for individuals to come together and engage in authentic conversations about racial inequity and social injustice.

  • Strive to realize stated goals through the creation and implementation of various programs and initiatives in the school system and our communities.

  • Utilize education, training, and civic action as catalysts for achieving transformational, sustainable and measurable change in our society.

"Advancing Equity & Justice Together"


Coalition4Justice presents

HAUNTED GETTYSBURG: Dark Tourism, Racism, and U.S. History:

Take your virtual seat for an unsettling journey, as we examine the bloodiest battle of the Civil War and the lingering specter of white supremacy.

Monday, October 9, 2023 - 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EDT


DR. FAVIAN GUERTIN-MARTIN, Assistant Professor, Arcadia University 


DR. KEVIN REVIER, Assistant Professor, Arcadia University

This is a FREE ONLINE event. EVERYONE IS WELCOME, but registration is required. Q & A after presentation.

"Don't miss Your chance to join in the Conversation!"

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Jay Coles

Tyler Johnson was Here

After Tyler’s murder, his twin brother, Marvin becomes more emboldened and empowered to use his voice to protest
police brutality and help his community.

Girl Gazing

Take the Harvard Implicit Bias Test

The YouthBuild Diversity Ambassador Program (YouthBuild DAP) is an eight-week training created by Coalition4Justice that enables students to counter the culture of insensitivity and intolerance by arming them with education,


skills, and mentorship – tools that maximize their potentialfor excellence and for being healthy, productive members of our communities. The YouthBuild DAP provides a safe space for students to share their stories for the purpose of affirming their unique personal identities, experiences, and  diversity.

Over 96% Program Approval Rating by 

Our Students!

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She led a revolution all by herself becoming a household name in the 18th century through the art of her poetry.

Can you name her?

Learn more about her extraordinary life!

 GEORGE FLOYD AND AMERICA: What has changed?

Three years ago, George Floyd was maliciously killed by a police officer, who was convicted of his murder. The world gasped, but how has America changed in the wake of his horrific death? This gripping article takes a hard look at that question.        
                And how have you changed?


Three years after George Floyd's murder, is America in a better place?

by Marquise Francis, National Reporter, Yahoo News


Justice Dept. Data on Racial, Gender, and Age Bias in Policing,

article by Leah Wang

I Can't Breathe, a poem by Rabbi Lance Sussman

Coalition4Justice Highlights

Congresswoman Madeleine Dean speaks at the First Coalition4Justice Anniversary Celebration in 2021.


YelloPain - My Vote Don’t Count 

Non Profit-Black Community - Pennsylvania


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