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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

MONDAY, JANUARY 27
6 pm - 11 pm
Come Join Us For A SECOND Group Showing Of Just Mercy Bow Tie Cinemas 1301 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23230
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Joyful Feast RVA Light 504 W. Broad St., Unit A Richmond, VA 23220 MORE INFO >
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18
6:00 p.m. 8:30 pm
CTTT-RVA 3rd Tuesday Dinner Gathering Ginter Park Presbyterian Church 3601 Seminary Avenue 23227 MORE INFO >
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
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CTTT-RVA News

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 >
CTTT-RVA and VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art Collaborate
10/27/19
A collaboration event between CTTT-RVA and VCU’s Institute for Contemporary Art brought together 49 people including faculty and s . . . MORE INFO >
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Q&A: Genevieve Siegel-Hawley on new book, school integration and Richmond Public Schools rezoning
1/17/20 - The Richmond Times Dispatch by JUSTIN MATTINGLY
Rather than give a classic speech as part of a lecture series she was asked to speak at in 2016, Genevieve Siegel-Hawley decided t . . . MORE INFO >
Racist Housing Practices From The 1930s Linked To Hotter Neighborhoods Today
1/14/20 - NPR by Meg Anderson
In cities around the country, if you want to understand the history of a neighborhood, you might want to do the same thing you'd d . . . MORE INFO >
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CTTT-RVA is a Local Affiliate Group of Coming to the Table.