Anti-Racism Team Update for March 3, 2022

Consider attending the following events:

  • Greater Rochester Antiracist Education Virtual Conference: Teaching, Action, Equity, & Justice.  March 12, 9:00am – 3:00pm.  The conference will feature two keynote presentations from Dr. Bettina Love, author of We Want To Do More Than Survive and Dr. Decoteau J. Irby, author of Stuck Improving: Racial Equity and School Leadership and breakout sessions led by local youth, educators and activists.  Register here (zoom link will be emailed the week of the conference).
  • Annual Legislative Briefing: “Solving Poverty in Rochester: Universal Basic Income?”  March 13, 2:00pm, featuring Mayor Malik Evans and a panel of faith leaders; hosted by Greater Rochester Council of Churches. To register, please send an email to [email protected].  A Zoom link will be provided before the meeting.

The following article deserves careful reading and conversation:

Rebecca Johnson with United Christian Leadership Ministry of Western NY sent this article, “State Data Undercuts the Bail Reform Backlash,” arguing that bail reform has not caused the recent escalation in area violence.