ministries / Conference Commission on Religion and Race (CCORR)
Imagine No Racism
Click here to access curriculum and resources for Imagine No Racism training sessions. For questions or additional information, contact Blenda Smith at (607) 761-0327 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here for a list of resources, which includes books, videos, and reference list.
Click here to download and print an Imagine No Racism evaluation form to be completed after each session. In additiona to these forms, please attach an attendance sheet. All documents will be collected by District Advocates and reviewed by Regional Coordinators.
"It is clear that the time to act is NOW. It was unanimously agreed that it is time to break our silence."
Click here to read the Northeastern Jurisdiction (NEJ) and the NEJ College of Bishops letter in its entirety.
Before God and with my family in Christ, I vow, with the help of the Holy Spirit, to oppose and work to eliminate the influence of racism from systems, institutions, relationships, and my own life.
Click here to download a copy of the Imagine No Racism (INR) Covenant.
Many of us have seen or experienced one form of racism. Members of the Bishop's Taskforce on Eliminating Racism as well as other Conference members shared in writing how experiencing or witnessing racism has impacted them and how they have responded. Click here to read the full series.
Small groups are forming all over the Upper New York Conference on how to combat racsim. There are ways for you to get involved to join in the effort to eliminate racism. Contact the Regional Coordinators in your area to learn more.
- Georgia Whitney- Adirondack, Albany, and Oneonta Districts
- Jeff Hodge- Crossroads, Mohawk, and Northern Flow Districts
- Charles Syms- Genesee Valley, Niagara Frontier, and Cornerstone Districts
- Nancy Raca- Mountain View, Finger Lakes, and Binghamton Districts
Click here for a full list of Upper New York District Advocates and Regional Coordinators.