New England Yearly Meeting

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Neighborhood Safety & Stereotypes: Resource Timely Again, Sadly

Feb 26, 2014

Neighborhood Safety BrochureFollowing the shooting death of another black teenager under suspicious circumstances, the Committee on Racial, Social & Economic Justice has reposted the resource they created following the shooting death of Trayvon Martin a year ago.

Neighborhood Safety & Stereotypes offers meetings a starting point for discussions on:

  • racism and perceptions of threat,
  • how feaful stereotypes impact people of color and
  • how white people can respond in Love and Truth.

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Learn About Jordan Russell Davis

To learn more about Jordan Russell Davis, a 17-year-old boy shot by a 45-year-old white man after an altercation related to Jordan and his friends playing hip hop music, watch the video below from the New York Times.

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