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

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Reparations 101 Online - Zoom
TUESDAY, JANUARY 19
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
National Day of Racial Healing ZOOM
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CTTT-RVA News

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10/08/20
The Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture kicked off its speaker series Tuesday with a discussion on race, media, and t . . . MORE INFO >
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9/22/20
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