Understanding Racial Justice featured in Northern Express

Thank you Northern Express for your interest in our Understanding Racial Justice program!

There are still seats available for our upcoming in-person weekend-intensive URJ happening this coming weekend in Traverse City!

From the article:

The brainchild of Michigan cultural worker and musician Seth Bernard, Title Track has three areas of focus—clean water initiatives, youth empowerment, and racial equity—with an emphasis on employing creative processes to build and sustain community.

“I think that [northern Michigan] is becoming a more welcoming place,” Bernard says. “The more we can come together to make these systems more liberating for everyone, the more all of us can survive and thrive.”

Bernard recognizes that there are still misconceptions—and even fear—surrounding the idea of racial justice. “It’s not about picking people out and saying they’re good or bad,” he explains. Instead, he says it’s about identifying and dismantling oppressive systems that harm all of us. READ MORE.