Understanding Racial Justice

Learn more about our ‘Understanding Racial Justice‘ program, a five-week course for white people ready to lean into the racial justice movement. Visit the page to register, read news stories about the program, find testimonials from alumni of the program, watch a video reflection from our URJ leadership team, and to watch a video of Elisheva Wolff sharing the origin story of the program.

Encourage your white friends to read and get up to speed, but don’t stop there…get involved in active anti-racism in your community. Here are a few resources to support you in your anti-racism journey as we continue our #StriveForFive anniversary campaign.

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Join us for URJ-14 in Traverse City at The Alluvion!

Our next in-person cohort of Understanding Racial Justice will meet in Traverse City at the newly launched Traverse City venue and community gathering space, The Alluvion. We will gather on Tuesday afternoons from 12:00 – 2:00pm from April 25 – May 3.
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We’re 1 week out from our first virtual cohort of 2023!

Curious about racial justice? Could you use more tools to respond to the systems of oppression that exist in the world? Interested in joining a growing community of folks committed to healing and the dismantling of these systems? Join us for Understanding Racial Justice.
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Understanding Racial Justice

We just completed our first cohort of Understanding Racial Justice in 2024 and are looking forward to welcoming more committed folks into our URJ alumni community this year, now almost 300 strong. Join us for upcoming cohorts: in-person weekend intensive in Traverse City June 21-22 or our fall virtual cohort Tuesday evenings from October 1-29.