Violence in Charlottesville: local reaction, resources, and a workshop on racism

Pastor Bill Hennessy was one of the clergy interviewed by local Channel 2 in the wake of the violence in Virginia last weekend. We have included the link here.

As part of an ongoing campaign to address racial injustice, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is sharing a wealth of anti-racism resources — including studies, books and training — to equip the greater church to work against racism. We hope you’ll return to this site frequently as links to new resources are added between now and the 223rd General Assembly in June 2018.

Unite Against Racism–free workshop

Introduction to Systemic Racism is a free workshop being offered on Saturday, October 21, from 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Gates Presbyterian Church in Rochester, NY. The purpose is to explore racism as a system, institutional problem of power that goes beyond personal prejudice. Workshop leaders are ministers who are trained from Crossroads Anti-Racism Organizing and Training. This event is fully funded by the Synod of the Northeast. Carpooling is encouraged. Read this brochure for more information and how to register: 102117Crossroads

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