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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...

1

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 22
9:45 a.m.
SAVE THE DATE - Determined exhibit tour at Virginia Museum of History and Culture The Virginia Museum of History and Culture - 428 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27
6 - 8:30 p.m.
COMING TO THE TABLE - RVA BOOK CIRCLE TBD MORE INFO >
THURSDAY, JUNE 11
TBD
SAVE THE DATE - CTTT National Gathering (6/11/2020 - 6/14/2020) EMU 1200 Park Rd, Harrisonburg, VA 22802 MORE INFO >
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CTTT-RVA News

CTTT-RVA National Day of Racial Healing Observance 2020 Reflections
2/17/20
A Clear Vision in a New Decade of Change Let me start with these two small words - THANK YOU for being a part of our National D . . . MORE INFO >
What A Great Water Dancer Weekend!
11/01/19
The release of Ta-Nehisi Coates' new novel, The Water Dancer was coupled with multiple events to encourage dialogue and fellowship . . . MORE INFO >
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2/16/20 - NPR VPM - Leila Fadel
A new documentary, Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution, introduces us to heroes of the American Revolution who aren't typical . . . MORE INFO >
Interrogating the Past
2/09/20 - Richmond Magazine - Rodrigo Arriaza
VCU, UR and other academic institutions probe their roles in perpetuating slavery and racial discrimination The stolen bodies o . . . MORE INFO >
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CTTT-RVA is a Local Affiliate Group of Coming to the Table.