It is vitally important that we as a church support racial justice, every day and every hour.
Social Justice Fellowship at FUMCPA:
Book Study, Wednesdays, July 1 – 22, 7 PM
How to be an Anti-Racist by Ibram X. Kendi
Please contact Pastor Debra or the church office for the Zoom link.
Social Action Movie Nights, Mondays, 7 PM
Please contact Nancy Glaser or the church office for the Zoom link and the week’s movie. Examples of past movies include Just Mercy, Tangerines, and 13th.
Local organizations, initiatives, and black-owned businesses to support:
8 Can’t Wait
#8CANTWAIT focuses on eight immediate courses of action and harm reduction that communities can take to end police violence. You can view your city’s action on various policies and find your city officials’ contact information.
Black Earth Farm
Oakland-based Black and Indigenous farming collective delivering food to families with members who have been arrested or injured during protests. Click here for Venmo and CashApp links.
Black-Owned Beauty and Clothing and Home Brands: Blk + Grn, We Buy Black, and Shoppe Black
Color of Change
Designs campaigns powerful enough to end practices that unfairly hold Black people back, and champion solutions that move us all forward.
Directory of Black-Owned Restaurants and Pop-Ups in the Bay Area
Lit Hub’s List of Black-Owned Bookstores
Live in Peace Emergency Fund
East Palo Alto rent assistance fund, formed in response to the COVID crisis.