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Richmond, Virginia Affiliate Group

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

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Book Circle Book Review Location To Be Determined MORE INFO >
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
7:00
Legacies of Emancipation Virginia Museum of History and Culture - 428 N Arthur Ashe Boulevard Richmond, Virginia 2322
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
A City-Wide Book Discussion On The Book The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates The American Civil War Museum at Historic Tredegar 500 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219 MORE INFO >
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Joyful Feast RVA Light 504 W. Broad St., Unit A Richmond, VA 23220 MORE INFO >
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CTTT-RVA News

Coming to the Table to Discuss the 1619 Project
9/06/19
In August, to mark the 400th anniversary of the first African slaves arriving to the English colony of Virginia, the New York Tim . . . MORE INFO >
Jamestown 2 Jamestown 2019: The Year of Return Commemorating 400 Years of the African Diaspora Experience
9/05/19
By Danita Green History commonly and most often points to late August in the year 1619 when some “20 and odd Negroes” originating . . . MORE INFO >
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America's last slave ship could offer a case for reparations
10/05/19 - ByJAY REEVES, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Alabama steamship owner Timothy Meaher financed the last slave vessel that brought African captives to the United States, and he c . . . MORE INFO >
National Museum of African American History and Culture Announces Early Childhood Education Initiative To Develop Healthy Racial Identity
10/04/19
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture has announced the expansion of its Early Childhood Educa . . . MORE INFO >
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CTTT-RVA is a Local Affiliate Group of Coming to the Table.