Anti-Racist Allyship

Services

Sunday Worship VIRTUALLY at 8:15am or anytime after









Fall Denver Dinner and Dialogue Series on Race

A series of five dinners held every other week for ten weeks on Tuesday evenings beginning September 14th at Trinity. The Dialogue on Race program will follow a model created by the U.S. Department of Justice; an interactive, facilitated process that opens lines of communication and fosters mutual understanding among participants of diverse backgrounds to help address racial conflict and decrease racial tensions.


Click here for the link to the registration form. Please note: Space is limited and registration is required.



9News interviewed Pastor Ken Brown and Ministry Director Deb Meyer this spring about our work in anti-racism. Here’s the link to the segment aired May 16, 2021: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=TT1-4-mLljw  


Anti-Racist Allyship: Listen. Learn. Act.

Ally: Someone from a non-marginalized group who uses their privilege to advocate for the marginalized group. They transfer the benefits of their privilege to those who lack it.

Trinity’s Anti-Racist Allyship formed out of a small group that met initially on June 1, 2020 as a faithful expression of God’s call on people of faith to listen, learn and act to create and support racial equity in response to racial injustice toward BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) locally and nationally in ongoing acts of violence as well as unequal access to healthcare, housing, education, healthy food and employment/business owner opportunities.


Watch Pastor Ken Brown in this nationally broadcast news story (click here) filmed at downtown Denver’s Peaceful Protest May 30, 2020. Please use these resources for listening and learning, watch Trinity’s Facebook page and weekly email for opportunities to act. Contact Deb Meyer with questions. This page is always developing so check back for new information. Thank you for being part of the movement.



Anti-Racist Allyship Learning Community

Join weekly conversations that nurture both growth in cross-racial relationships and action that expands racial equity with others committed to learning, action and community as we seek to grow in anti-racist ways of thinking and being! Contact Deb Meyer for the zoom link!

Anti-Racist Allyship Immersion Experiences and Advocacy Actions

Watch our Facebook Page for immersion and advocacy opportunities and Subscribe to emal HERE






Photo(s) by: Sara Cassidy & Deb Meyer


EXPANDING BLACK INFLUENCE

TO VIEW THE RECORDING, CLICK HERE: HTTP://BIT.LY/TUMCAMPLIFY










This webinar was held on November 16th at 7pm which featured a panel hosted by Pastor Ken Brown, Senior Pastor at Trinity United Methodist Church. The discussion helped gain understanding of access barriers encountered by Black business and non-profit leaders as well as discover actions that we all can take for greater racial equity in your community.


For more information and to give to the AMPLIFY fund, click HERE.

Additional Resources:

General Books:

  • How To Be An Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi
  • A Credible Witness: Reflections on Power, Evangelism and Race by Brenda Salter McNeil
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stephenson
  • The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein
  • Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America by Candacy Taylor
  • White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson
  • Waking Up White: And Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving


Books For Kids:


General Articles and Reading Suggestions by African Americans:


Anti-Racist Allyship

Films:

  • Dear White People
  • Just Mercy
  • Becoming documentary
  • 13th documentary
  • I Am Not Your Negro documentary


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