Racial Justice

Our vision for Rockbridge County is of a community of all races and ethnicities who have equal voice, justice, access to resources, and opportunity.  Our community stands together in welcoming, respecting, connecting and promoting friendliness among ALL our residents.

Issue Coordinator:

Tinni Sen

tinnis.sen@gmail.com

For information on the next virtual meeting, please email the coordinator.

Educators of Color:

Listen to Part I and Part II

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Committed to more diversity?

Check out the Walker Program

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Resource Links:

From the Washington Post's Eugene Robinson: It’s not complicated: Rayshard Brooks should be alive.

 

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The New York Public Library's Schomburg Center Black Liberation Reading List has 95 titles, one for every year of the existence of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. It has preserved, protected, and fostered a greater understanding of the black experience through its collections, exhibitions, programs, and scholarship.

75 Things White People Can Do For Racial Justice

Concrete items for which to advocate with Virginia General Assembly:

https://www.virginiamercury.com/2020/06/03/the-criminal-justice-reform-agenda-virginia-democrats-put-off-until-2021/

 

Official Black Wall Street

Black-Owned Business Directory

More than 1,800 black businesses and counting. Leave reviews, get directions, and more.

Blackout Coalition

U.S. Map of Black Banks & Credit Unions

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Join us June 4 

to protest gun violence

WHEN: FRIDAY, JUNE 4, 5PM

WHERE: HOPKINS GREEN, LEXINGTON

WEAR: ¡ORANGE!

BRING: POSTERS, FRIENDS

 

We will gather for a moment of silence and remembrance and have brief remarks from three local speakers.

 

Sponsored by Rockbridge NAACP, CARE Rockbridge, and 50 Ways Rockbridge and modeled on the nationwide events run by wearorange.org.