about Coalition for Racial Equity and social justice

COALITION For racial equity and social justice

LONG TERM GOALS:

  • Promote Personal Transformation of Members of the Community

  • Promote Systemic and Institutional Transformation in key areas, including:

    • Education

    • Healthcare

    • Housing

    • Community Policing

    • Criminal Justice System

    • Economic Justice

    • Income and Wealth Disparity

    • Voting Rights

  • Promote a More Inclusive Society Where Every American Belongs

COALITION Objectives:

  • Public, Private & Religious Schools
    Programs and Activities

    • School Assembly in Elementary, Middle, Junior High and High Schools

    • Youth Build Diversity Ambassador Leadership Program

    • Presentation to Teachers during In-Service program

    • Presentation to individual classes as part of the Social Studies or History Curriculum at all Grade Levels

    • Present Video clips on various related topics followed by class/group discussions and activities.

    • Work with Youth Groups/Boys Scouts/Girl Guides/YWCA

    • After School Programs

    • Work with School-Age After School Programs.

    • Work with Early Childhood Programs

    • Community Programs & Activities:
      Topics to include but not limited to -

      • Prejudice

      • Stereotyping

      • Implicit Bias

      • Discrimination

      • Racism

      • The roots of all the above-listed issues in the United States of America, and their impact on people of color and the community at large

      • "White Privilege"

      • Black Lives Matter movement, etc.

    • Workshops/Seminars/ Webinars

    • Presentations by Speakers and Panels

    • Movies/Videos/Book Reviews - Analyze and Discuss

    • "Tell Your Story Sessions." People share their Personal Stories of Lived Experiences, e,g "What it is like

to be a Person of Color in the US."

Record personal stories and use in the schools also Open Dialoguing Sessions