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"What is healing but the removal of all that stands in the way of knowledge." - A Course in Miracles 

Listen as our Act Now with RU Member, Mike, describes his "Why RU? Why Act Now?"

We hold

these truths...

" 'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all people are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness'  ... They wrote these ideals down and it has inspired people the world, but we are NOT living it, we HAVEN'T lived it, we've NEVER lived it.... I want to be part of that possibility that was stated 244 years ago." 

Listen & Learn...

ASK ALEXIS is an Educator who is part of our Act Now with RU team. In this video, she provides powerful insight into micro-agressions; What they are; and, How they impact bipoc individuals. (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) 

as our Act Now with RU Member, Beth, describes the moment when she was compelled to take action and why. 

 

“And I realized finally, that it wasn’t somebody else’s problem, that it was my problem, too. By being a bystander and not taking action, I was part of the problem.”

Watch & Listen...

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Removing Barriers

Listen as our Act Now with RU member, Angie, share her thoughts on the book "Me and White Supremacy" - she provides meaningful insights regarding white fragility, the importance of listening and laying down defenses, and why shame is a barrier to real connection and growth for individuals with white privilege.

A Time to Heal

In our Act Now with RU Initiative we understand that NOW is the time to create an awareness of how racism came to be and how deeply connected it is to unresolved trauma in our nation. In this video, you will learn about 2 life-changing books that tackle the issue of trauma and get right to the heart of what ails us and we can heal.

RECOMMENDED WATCH: 

John Lewis: Good Trouble
The Movie Chronicles the inspiring life of Congressman John Lewis and his 60 yrs plus of social activism & legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health care reform, immigration & his fateful meeting with MLK.

Act Now with RU is a

Renaissance Unity Initiative

focused on taking action to heal the wounds of racism and to illuminate our communities in order to eliminate racism in an environment of truth and integrity.