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The Verdict Is In, But the Work Is Far From Over: How Do We Talk About Racism and Community Policing?

Yesterday, Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all charges for the murder of George Floyd. Yet while the verdict is in, the work is far from over. How do we talk about racism and community policing?

From Diversity and Inclusion to Racial Equity: Beyond The 8:46 Series

The 8:46 Series, which educated 900 community members on systemic racism after its launch in August 2020, returns with new programs for April and May 2021. Hosted by NCCJ and YMCA of Greensboro.

Solidarity with Asian Americans: Resources for Allies

Looking for ways to be an ally to our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) neighbors? Your words of love, solidarity and support matter. But change requires action. First, we ask that you take the time to educate yourself. Here are some resources to help you get started.

Local Faith Leaders & Activists Talk Faith, Community & Justice

NCCJ’s Interfaith Tour has been building bridges of respect between Triad faith communities for 25 years. This year we switched up the format, but our goal was the same. Check out these two new virtual programs.

Meet an ANYTOWNer: Jordan T. Robinson

Jordan T. Robinson uses his art expertise to help people tell their own stories. His work is informed by lessons learned at ANYTOWN, including: “Don’t ever take the stereotypes that you’re given, there is always more to the story. There’s more context.”

Faith, Community + Justice: An NCCJ Interfaith Program

Faith, Community + Justice is a brand-new interfaith program we’re offering in two parts through webinars on the evenings of March 11 and 25.

Respectful Intentions, Inclusive Impact: Why Pronouns Matter

When it comes to gender pronouns, a little effort goes a long way toward creating more inclusive and compassionate communities. Using someone’s correct pronouns is a simple yet powerful way to show them respect. Sometimes, it’s a matter of life and death.

29-Day Reset: A Social Justice Journey

NCCJ’s 29-Day Reset is an initiative for learning, unlearning, and rediscovering more effective social justice habits. The topics we’ll be discussing have been carefully picked by our NCCJ Ambassadors, graduates of programs like ANYTOWN and STARR who care about making their communities more inclusive for all of us.

Celebrating Dr. King’s (Non-Whitewashed) Legacy

On Monday, January 18, 2021, we will celebrate the great Civil Rights Movement leader and activist Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. For many of us, it’s a “day off.” NCCJ encourages you to also make it a “day on” – and dig deeper to learn more about Dr. King’s work and legacy.

This Was an Outrage – and There’s Work To Be Done.

Racism is systemic and apparent at every level of our government. It must be addressed NOW. This is the time. There is so much at stake – up to and including the very fabric of our democracy.

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