Faith and Life Series: Undoing Racism II


Undoing Racism II
A Discussion of the Black Lives Matter Movement

Hosted by a panel Ministers and Social Workers, we will discuss the impacts of Ferguson and Staten Island in developing policy that will correct current deficiencies in the local and National Justice System.


Rev.Hodari Williams
Associate Pastor, Elmwood United Presbyterian Church
M-Div, Johnson C. Smith Seminary

Rev. Maria Crompton
Associate Pastor, Elmwood United Presbyterian Church
M-Div, Princeton Seminary

Bonnie Cushing, LCSW
Trainer, People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond
Center for the Study of White American Culture

Heather Batten, LCSW
Clinical Social Worker, Consultant and
Anti-Racist Organizer

“When we say Black Lives Matter, we are broadening the conversation around state violence to include all of the ways in which Black people are intentionally left powerless at the hands of the state.  We are talking about the ways in which Black lives are deprived of our basic human rights and dignity. ”

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