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CoJourn for Racial Justice

June 30, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
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Announcing a 12-week pilot version of CoJourn specifically in support of Racial Justice!
Kick-off Event Sunday, June 28th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm EST

Whether you are a long-time Racial Justice activist, or brand new to thinking about race and racism, it is clear that NOW IS THE TIME to boldly move forward, and take our work to the next level.

CoJourn for Racial Justice will help you clarify your role, identify next steps, and set up a structure for success to be an ongoing part of the solution in a sustained way.

Read more and Sign up HERE
https://forms.gle/PHxAJ5EpcuYpwriJA

The 12-week pilot program will include:

Video instructions and Guidebook on how to use the CoJourn framework for support and accountability in a compassionate, celebration-focused way

An opportunity to be matched with a CoJourn partner also interested in racial justice, or work with someone you choose

A CoJourn for Racial Justice Resource List including our favorite existing curated lists. This will include ideas for action, community-care, and education for folks from different racial identities, roles, and experiences with racial justice work
Monthly group meetings to check-in, get support, share successes and resources (meeting attendance is optional, and will be held on Zoom)
Group Kick-off session (Sunday June 28th, 7-9 pm)

On-call support from a diverse team of expert coaches along the way (coaches are all experienced social justice educators / change-makers and familiar with the CoJourn program)

CoJourn for Racial Justice Co-Collaborators and Coaches:
Angelica Castro, M.A., CPC, Social Justice Educator, Certified Professional Coach
Oscar Collins, M.Ed., Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Consultant
Jessie Cooley, M.Ed., Nonprofit Leadership, Social Justice Educator and Mediator
Latrina Denson, M.Ed., Social Justice Educator, Higher Education Administration
Karl Henricksen, CoJourn Co-Founder
Molly Keehn, Ed.D., CoJourn Co-Founder
Elise Manning, M.S.W., LICSW, Trauma-Focused Psychotherapist and Collaborative Artist
Jen Matos, Ed.D., Higher Education Faculty and Certified Professional Coach
Emily Pritchard, M.Ed., Educator with Social Justice Focus, Performing Artist
Tanya O. Williams, Ed.D. Social Justice Educator, Certified Professional Coach

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7:00 pm

Online Town Hall with Progressive Leaders

August 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Massachusetts Peace Action has proudly endorsed Damali Vidot (2nd Suffolk — Charlestown and Chelsea), Marianela Rivera (17th Essex — Lawrence and North Andover), and Anna Callahan (34th Middlesex — west Somerville and parts of Medford) for State Representative!

We endorsed these candidates because they are progressive leaders in their communities. They are unapologetic in standing up to institutions of power, on behalf of the marginalized. While the State House is dealing with important issues such as police reform, budget reform, transparency from our elected officials, and more, we need more progressive allies in the State House. We at Mass. Peace Action believe in supporting progressive candidates at all levels of government to transform our foreign policy, and our society, in to one that has peace and justice at it’s foundation.

Come support the next generation of progressive leadership, come ask questions, and have your voices and concerns heard. We hope to see you there!

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