And how FaithX can help
By the Rev. Ken Howard
By now, most of you who follow our blog have had a chance to read the press release about the High Impact Award FaithX received for our work in mapping and mitigating systemic racism.
And while we are totally honored and excited to be recognized for the impact of our work, we would be even more excited to help more congregations and judicatories to make an impact on systemic racism in the neighborhoods they serve.
So this article is about how our approach to mapping and mitigating racism works and how we can help you employ that approach to confront systemic racism from your congregation or judicatory.
We begin by defining systemic racism
We have centered our work on a definition of systemic racism that is plain and simple:
Systemic racism is when a social system is structured in such a way that it disadvantages a particular race or ethnicity to the advantage of another
In other words:
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