The Speaker series is organized around the following quote from Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” The series will take place online, Monday nights at 7 p.m. A link to the program will be provided after registration. We hope you will join us for all [...]
The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg The third program will focus directly on Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail. Martin Luther King, Jr. has long been one of Bill's personal heroes. He has read and recommended many books on Racial Justice and his sermons have reflected facts from his studies. [...]
Youth Guidance’s Programs BAM (Becoming a Man) and WOW (Working on Womanhood) In his letter to the White community of Birmingham Dr. King declares that now is the time for action against social, legal, economic, and personal racism, both intended and unintended. Almost 60 years after that speech we will discuss the challenges [...]
The Green Team
Racial Justice Committee
Monday, April 19, 7 p.m.
Bill talks with Rabbi Samuel Gordon of Congregation Sukkat Shalom about his temple, how his congregants are faring under the pandemic, and his upcoming event with the Racial Justice Committee's speaker series. Rabbi Samuel Gordon of Congregation Sukkat Shalom Bill: Hi friends, my name is Bill Evertsberg and I'm one of [...]
We join many faith communities in trying to come to terms with the racial turbulence of the past and of 2020, registration required.
Join the RJC on MLK Weekend Sunday, January 17 from 2–4 p.m. Join the Racial Justice Committee for an anti-racism workshop to assess and honor Dr. King's legacy in our community by learning to take action on how we can achieve Dr. King's Beloved Community here in New Trier Township. Choose from [...]
Livestream RJC Event
Tuesday, Jan. 12
Virtual Social Justice Program The Racial Justice Committee would like to share that the Family Action Network (FAN) will be presenting a virtual program on Monday, December 14 at 7 p.m. where Alicia Garza (one of the founders of Black Lives Matter) will discuss her new book, The Purpose of Power: How We [...]
Thursday, November 19