OUR VISION

Our vision for the United States is of a just and truthful society that acknowledges and seeks to heal from the racial wounds of the past—from slavery and the many forms of racism it spawned.

OUR MISSION

Coming to the Table provides leadership, resources, and a supportive environment for all who wish to acknowledge and heal wounds from racism that is rooted in the United States' history of slavery. Our approach to achieving our vision and mission involves four interrelated practices...

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Truth Telling

Researching, acknowledging, and sharing personal, family and community histories of race with openness and honesty

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2

Connecting

Connecting to others within and across racial lines in order to develop and deepen relationships

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3

Healing

Exploring how we can heal together through dialogue, reunion, ritual, ceremony, the arts, apology and other methods

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4

Taking Action

Actively seeking to heal the wounds of racial inequality and injustice and to support racial reconciliation between individuals, within families, and in communities

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Upcoming Events

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27
9:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Tour - Virginia's Hidden Stories of Bravery and Freedom Multiple Locations MORE INFO >
TUESDAY, MARCH 16
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
3rd Tuesday CTTT - RVA Family Gathering On ZOOM
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Racism At Work (RAW) Truth Session with Dr. Thad Williamson On ZOOM
TUESDAY, APRIL 20
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
3rd Tuesday CTTT - RVA Family Gathering On ZOOM
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CTTT-RVA News

Share Your Blessings
1/03/21
For those of you that have been blessed, please consider helping us build meal kits for the The Atlantic Outreach Group. These kit . . . MORE INFO >
Panelists delve into protest coverage, upcoming election during virtual speaker series
10/08/20
The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture kicked off its speaker series Tuesday with a discussion on race, media, and t . . . MORE INFO >
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