The Diocese of New Jersey has established a Reparations Task Force to study how we as a diocese may address the original sins of racism and slavery. New Jersey was
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Say the Word—Reparations! Virtual Rally
October 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 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
Virtual Zoom Rally: Monday, October 11 at 7 pm
Specially slated on Indigenous Peoples Day, join the virtual zoom for insightful sharings and next steps for justice.
Join the Zoom here: https://bit.ly/ReparationsAction
Coming soon: 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