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Jul 29 2023


1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Racial Healing Conversations

Chaplain Chynaah Maryoung-Cooke, MDIV & Rev. Dr. Dominique Denman, Unite to Heal PA ambassadors will host two racial healing conversations throughout the month of July.

Our Racial Healing Conversations series will take place at the Community Mennonite Church of Lancaster, 328 W Orange St, Lancaster, PA 17603.

July 22 & July 29th, from 1-3pm

What is Racial Healing?

Racial Healing is defined as “a process that restores individuals and communities to wholeness, repairs the damage caused by racism, and transforms societal structures into ones that affirm the inherent value of all people.”

Why is it important? 

Racial healing does a few important things. It helps affirm the inherent value of all people, cultivates a culture of belonging, deepens our understanding of one another’s differences; and supports relationship building, trust, authenticity, constructive dialogue, and repairs the damage caused by systemic racism. It builds community.

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