We believe every person has value as a member of the human family. The suffering caused by racism must end if we want to create fair and loving communities.

 

Installing a Black Lives Matter banner during National Moment of Silence, commemorating the shooting death of Michael Brown

We pursue racial justice in the following ways:

Education

  • Educating ourselves on racism and the role that white privilege plays in perpetuating it.
  • Attending Omaha’s monthly Table Talk series.
  • Holding a workshop on inclusiveness, conducted by Inclusive Communities.

Showing Solidarity

  • Attending the annual Martin Luther King luncheon.
  • Installing a “Black Lives Matter” banner on our church.

Supporting local organizations seeking racial justice through Share the Plate

  • Urban League of Nebraska
  • Malcolm X Foundation
  • Inclusive Communities
  • Centro Latino of Council Bluffs