The Racial Healing and Justice Academy began a new cohort in January 2023.
You can still sign up for any of the following events.
Registration: Click Here
Tools, inspiration, and support from other members to create or support racial justice and healing efforts in your local church or community
Pre and Post ICI assessments (Inclusion Competencies Inventory)
An ICI administrator as a coach during the academy
Several books authored by those who will be facilitators of the workshops
Cohort reunion 3 months following the end of the academy to share progress
More than 55 hours and training
5 CEU’s Awards for full participation (attending at least 5 out of the 6 modules, contact us for information on CEUs for fewer modules)
Top level anti-racism workshop with a highly sought-after facilitator
The event took place on January 27 and 28
Hear from these two leading authors, activists and theologians on how we can move beyond political pietism and Christian quietism to radical reconciliation.
9am to 12pm (In Person, Virtual option may be available)
Location: Central UMC - 501 MLK Jr. Dr, SW, Atlanta, Ga 30314
Register for this event only at https://forms.gle/usemQfB8WCaYB3qE8
(If you’d like to attend more than one Academy event, please register with the link above)
The two-day Evelyn G. Lowery Civil Rights Heritage Educational Tour traces the steps of the Civil Rights Movement throughout Alabama. The tour traces the paths of history by visiting the historic sites in Birmingham, Marion, Selma, Whitehall, Montgomery, Tuskegee, and more. Viewing the landmarks, meeting the people who made history, and reliving events which brought about dramatic change in our country. Hear the stories of the guides who were there in 1965, see the sites, and meet the people of the movement.
March 4 and 5 – Saturday and Sunday
From Atlanta to Alabama
Costs: $350 per person, includes transportation, lodging, admissions, and meals
SPACE IS LIMITED (25 spots left)
Special Note: A few weeks ago Selma, Alabama was hit very hard by a tornado. St. James UMC Alpharetta is in contact with a church in that area that has expressed that the needs continue to be great. St. James invites everyone on the tour to contribute water, paper supplies, diapers and cleaning supplies to be delivered to the church near Selma during the tour.
Real Talk with Real Strategies in Real Time for Real change with Sheila Beckford and Michelle Ledder
9am to 3pm
Cost: $50, includes lunch and the book
9am to 3pm
9am to 3pm
Email any questions to Rev. Brian Tillman at firstname.lastname@example.org