Addressing Systemic Racism Efforts
Join in community efforts to learn, discuss, address systemic racism, and pursue racial justice in our community. If your organization is hosting an event on this topic, please contact email@example.com so we can add your information to this page.
October Film Screenings and Discussions
During the month of October, Project SUN is hosting four-part screenings and discussions of the PBS Special "Slavery and the Making of America," both online and in-person. Learn from Morgan Freeman as he narrates a chronicle of slavery from 1619 to passage of the 13th Amendment. Time for organized group discussion and reflection will follow each of the four 45-minute film segments. Click here to register for in-person discussion dates (Once a week from Oct 7-Oct 28). Click here to register for online discussion dates (Every Monday from Oct 5-26).
Reading & Discussion Resources
Local Organizations Involved In Racial Justice Efforts
- Black Lives Matter, Kankakee
- City of Kankakee, Kankakee United
- Connect Kankakee Immigrant Justice
- Kankakee Anti-Racist Unity Movement (KARU)
- Kankakee County Hispanic Partnership
- Kankakee School District #111, S.T.O.P. the Violence project
- Momence Anti-Racist Coalition
- NAACP, Kankakee County Branch
- Project SUN
- YWCA of Kankakee