The Facing Racism Initiative helps equip and inspire people of all religious traditions to mobilize and organize their congregations to do anti-racist action in Colorado.
A chance for congregations to come together and have critical conversations about race and racism in Colorado; meeting people where they are and give them tools to grow in understanding and action to address racism personally and systemically.
The program includes three different levels:
Why is this necessary?
During this history-in-the-making season of synchronous freedom movements across the United States, God calls diverse people of faith to work with Black, immigrant and indigenous communities to end white supremacy and develop ways to take action for racial justice. To equip and inspire people of various religious traditions to mobilize and organize their congregations to do anti-racist action in Colorado, the Interfaith Alliance of Colorado invites congregations to sign on to a year of facing racism.
Racism is deeply embedded in our psyches and our systems. As diverse people of faith, it is vital that we face the ways racism has been and continues to be present in our communities. Through our Facing Racism initiative, we are inviting congregations to sign on to A Year of Facing Racism.
Commitments to the Facing Racism Initiative:
Resources Provided to the congregations in this effort: