On October 30, Say Reparations Now! will bring supporters to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Perth Amboy, to call on the New Jersey Legislature to urge action on S322/A711 bills to establish a Reparations Task Force to confront disparities resulting from the legacy of slavery.
Car pools will be leaving the UUCCH parking lot at 8:30AM.
A coalition of civil and religious organizations will assemble to address the importance of reparations. Elected federal, state, and local officials have been invited to speak.
Among the rally supporters are New Jersey ecumenical and social justice leaders for concerned citizens, supporters, and members: Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey; Diocese of New Jersey Reparations Task Force; Unitarian Universalist Faith Action NJ; New Jersey Institute for Social Justice; Action Together New Jersey; Lutherans Engaging in Advocacy Ministry NJ; State of NJ NAACP; Black Lives Matter; New Brunswick Theological Seminary; Peoples Organization for Progress; Anti-Racist Alliance – NJ; Social Justice Matters, Inc.; Episcopal Diocese of Newark; NJ Coalition of Religious Leaders; Rutgers University – Camden; Princeton Theological Seminary; Drew Theological Seminary; Take Action NOW to Repair NJ’s Racial Injustice!; The New Jersey Coalition of Religious Leaders.
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