How to participate in the National Racial Healing
Originally posted by The National Day of Racial Healing, which is part of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation efforts. Image taken from 2023 National Day of Racial Healing Action Kit Banner. View original post here.
Racial healing restores individuals and communities to wholeness. Racial healing repairs the damage caused by racism. It facilitates trust, builds authentic relationships and bridges divides.
Racial healing is at the heart of racial equity – the people work that leads to community, organizational and systems transformation.
How to Participate
TUNE IN TO MSNBC AND NOTICIAS TELEMUNDO
On Jan. 17, tune in at 10 p.m. EST for a live MSNBC townhall from New Orleans. Noticias Telemundo will stream a Spanish-language townhall at 7 p.m. EST.
HOST AN EVENT OR CONVERSATION
Host an event that brings people together, cultivates trust, builds relationships or tells true stories about your community or organization’s racial past. Invite your friends, family, neighbors and colleagues from different backgrounds
- ENGAGING CHILDREN
Bring racial healing to schools, libraries, parks and recreation centers, and faith communities – or use these ideas as inspiration for your brainstorming.
- ENGAGING IN PROFESSIONAL SETTINGS
Use these ideas and resources to bring racial healing to your company or local business sector, foundations & nonprofits and healthcare settings. Plus – tips for how artists & media-makers can honor the day.
- ENGAGING POLICYMAKERS
Policymakers and decisionmakers play a critical role in building fair and just communities. Find ideas for using your voice as a leader, inviting community input for racially equitable policy planning and much more!
WATCH CHANGING THE NARRATIVE
A 14-part digital series, Changing The Narrative, explores the subject of advancing racial equity through the experience of racial healing, produced by NBCUniversal News Group, and sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.