Ways Your Congregation Can Act Now for Racial Justice

by Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner. Union for Reform Judaism, June 1, 2020.


This article lists 10 clear ways to actively support racial justice. It also links to further resources.


making decisions with POC, White emotions, congregational assessment for inclusion and hospitality, existing justice movements, amplifying voices of color, involving teens, connecting with experts and peers

Recommended Audience

congregations who support racial justice, especially from the Reform Jewish traditio



Practical Applications

  • Support racial justice as a congregation by reading this advice and taking action.
  • Contribute to the Black Lives Matter movement by considering these steps.

About the Contributor

Kate White

Kate was the associate director for resources at the Center for Congregations. She managed educational resources and worked to get the best resources into the hands of congregations.

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