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Showing Up For Racial justice

Our story is one branch of a deep history of white people who have answered the call to choose “the other America.” SURJ has its roots in the call from the Black liberation movement in the mid 1960’s. From the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) to the Black Panther Party, Black leaders in the civil rights struggle have continually asked white people to organize for racial justice in white communities — the places where the support for racism lives.

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