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Say the Word—Reparations! In-Person Rally

October 30 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

Say the Word—Reparations!

A movement to urge NJ elected officials to vote on A711/S322 that calls for the establishment of a Statewide Reparations Committee

In-Person Rally: Saturday, October 30 at 10 am in the churchyard of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Perth Amboy

Gather in-person to show strength in numbers, strength in belief, strength in justice. St. Peter’s was established in colonial times when slavery was introduced on this continent Buried there is  parishioner Thomas Mundy Peterson, the first black voter under the 15th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1870.

Learn more: NJ Legislation https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillView.asp?BillNumber=S322

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church churchyard, 188 Rector St., Perth Amboy:  https://www.stpetersepiscopal.com/

Statewide Sponsoring Partners Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey; New Jersey Institute for Social Justice (NJISJ); Universal Universalist FaithAction NJ, Lutherans Engaging in Advocacy Ministry of New Jersey (LEAMNJ), NAACP-NJ, People’s Organization for Progress (POP), New Brunswick Theological Seminary, Anti-Racist Alliance of New Jersey (ARA-NJ), Social Justice Matters, and more

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Date:
October 30
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10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Website:
https://bit.ly/ReparationsAction