Undoing Racism

Antiracism Resources from Jessica Vazquez-Torres

In addition to leading dynamic sessions on antiracism, Rev. Jessica Vazquez-Torres also left a list of resources for further study and reflection on race, racism, and being antiracist.

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General Assembly News Roundup

As the 220th General Assembly of the PC(USA) comes to a close, we offer a quick roundup of articles from GA that report on some of the issues PPF was watching and advocating on most closely.

Update from Christian Peacemaker Teams

by Terra Winston

I had the wonderful privilege of representing the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship in two very important meetings of the Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) in Cali, Colombia. The first meeting was for the Race Relations Council. At the heart of CPT is a real commitment to undoing oppression of all sorts including racial oppression. In order to do this work in a sincere way, CPT realizes that real work and focus needs to be part of their commitment. Along with anti-racism and anti-oppression trainings, they also bring people together to look at every aspect of the organization and how it is functioning to do the work of anti-oppression.

Peace Church Beta: What if we left Just War theory behind?

As the Pres­by­ter­ian Church (U.S.A.) begins a process of dis­cern­ment on whether to embrace non­vi­o­lence offi­cially, the Pres­by­ter­ian Peace Fel­low­ship con­venes peace­mak­ers from across the church.

by Matthew Black
from Unbound

We Pres­by­te­ri­ans know all about mir­a­cles— they hap­pen in committees.

Registration for the Convocation of Peacemakers is Open!

Online Registration is now open for this year's Convocation of Peacemakers, April 26-29, 2012.

This year's event promises to be the best convocation yet. The event is a day longer than last year, giving us much-needed time to explore our work more deeply and organize our efforts.

Convocation of Peacemakers

 

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Christian Peacemaker Teams Congress

A 25th Anniversary Celebration

October 13-16, 2011
Chicago, Illinois,  USA

Hosted by Reba Place Church
535 Custer Ave, Evanston, IL 60202

 

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Live Video Streaming from International Ecumenical Peace Convention

The World Council of Churches (WCC) will be web streaming the plenary sessions and special events of the upcoming International Ecumenical Peace Convocation (IEPC). The video streams will be live from the Mona campus of the University of West Indies in Kingston, Jamaica, where the convocation is being held, beginning Wednesday 18 May.

 

Understanding White Privilege

Handout from Undoing Racism Workshop at the 2011 Convocation of Peacemakers (facilitated by Sylvia Morrison of Christian Peacemaker Teams).

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by Frances E. Kendall, Ph.D.;

Equity Competencies for White People Challenging Racism

Handout from Undoing Racism Workshop at the 2011 Convocation of Peacemakers (facilitated by Sylvia Morrison of Christian Peacemaker Teams).

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Tina Lopes and Barb Thomas, developed from Paul Kivel’s work, Uprooting Racism:

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