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Blog Archive: July 2020

Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week Story: Homeless

trapped between d r i p p i n g veins of the red the white the blue s t u m b l e d upon fertile soil shoveled…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week Story: An Excerpt From The Journal Of My Childhood

December 15, 2008: Today was just the weirdest day of my life. It’s been almost a month into school, and I came into the house, put my bags down, and…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: Sign-On As A Partner In Solidarity!

Please register for the Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week- Where Do We Go From Here Session August 7th at 4PM.  You are also encouraged to register to attend Redefining The…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week Story: Ghost Girl

Invisible. Ghost-like quiet No hand to hold past to unfold no microphone to save you mixed girl, did they tell you weren’t Black enough? tell you you weren’t white enough?…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week Story: Driving While Black- The Vacation Edition

Last night, we left our hotel to grab dinner. Because I am unfamiliar with the area, I drove cautiously in the right-hand lane in order to look for our dining…

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Featured Photograph: Amanda Lynch (Mom) and Ava Holloway (Daughter)

Historical Trauma in the Healthcare System

Today, communities of color are disproportionately impacted by disparities that exist in the healthcare system. These communities face exacerbated inequities affiliated with the pandemic, including health. Unfortunately, the same communities have faced these issues for…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: Networking Center 8/2 – 8/8/20

Featured Organizations American Civil Liberties Union  Artists Bare SOUL Yoga Birth in Color RVA Black Girls Run! Campaign for a Trauma-Informed Virginia Caroline County of Virginia Trauma-Informed Community Network  Concerned…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week #RTRW2020 Social Media Toolkit 8/2-8/8/20

  Help us spread the word to increase engagement in Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week by using this social media toolkit! For every post, use the hashtag #RTRW2020.  Social Media…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: Resources & Definitions 8/2 – 8/8/20

*A special thank you Greater Richmond SCAN for putting this together!*  Key Terms  Reconciliation processes have only recently begun within the United States in specific communities. Reconciliation processes include public…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: ART & ACTIVISM Virtual Showcase 8/2 – 8/8/20

In addressing and promoting justice for oppressed communities, we recognize art as a form of resilience but also a form of social justice. In honor of Racial Truth & Reconciliation…

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