Racial Justice and Building Peace in the United States - Peace Direct

Racial Justice and Building Peace in the United States

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Violent conflict is on the rise in the United States. Black Americans and people of color continue to bear the brunt of this violence and injustice.

Peace Direct, The Bail Project, Activate Labs, +Peace, and The Mary Hoch Center for Reconciliation invited local activists, changemakers, organizers, healers, and peacebuilders to a conversation on racism and justice in the United States. This report presents the key findings and recommendations developed from the consultation.

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