Justice Camp 2021 Virtual Tour: “A Journey Toward Racial Justice for High School Students”
When
Sunday, June 13, 2021 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

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Email
umvimwj@gmail.com

Contact
Ronda Cordill, Western Jurisdiction UMVIM Coordinator

Schedule of Events

Day 1: Sun., 6/13,  3 - 5 pm CST, 1 - 3pm PDT
DuSable Museum:
“How to Stand Up for Racial Justice”
A hybrid virtual and in-person tour of the nation’s oldest African-American museum, the DuSable Museum, in Chicago, IL followed by a visit to the site of the Obama Presidential Library. Arrangements are being made for virtual campers to participate virtually. In-person campers must provide their own transportation to/from both sites. A box lunch will be provided to in-person campers.  Due to Covid restrictions, space is limited for in-person participants.

Day 2: Sun., 6/27, 3 - 5 pm CST, 1 - 3pm PDT
Southern Poverty Law Center & the Equal Justice Initiative:
“How do we treat the poor, the disfavored, the accused and the condemned?”
Panel discussion and student engagement with representatives from the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Equal Justice Initiative. (Zoom)

Day 3: Sun., 7/11, 3 - 5 pm CST, 1 - 3pm PDT
Native American, Greenwood Rising Museum, and the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation:
How Have We Handled Silencing Our Histories?”
Panel discussion and engagement related to the Native American and African American experiences in Oklahoma and how their history, experiences, and contributions to American culture and history have not been acknowledged. (Zoom)
    
Day 4: Sun., 8/83 - 5 pm CST, 1 - 3pm PDT
“Where Do We Go From Here?” 
Back-to-school preparation, reflection time and moving forward. (Zoom)
Registration is open to United Methodist high school students (incoming freshmen through graduating high school students)  There is a $25 registration fee.
Sponsors: Northern Illinois Conference Anti-Racism Task Force Justice Generation, Northern Illinois Conference UMVIM, UMC Native American Comprehensive Plan, United Methodist Volunteers in Mission, UM Communications, UM Discipleship Ministries
 

Sponsors: Northern Illinois Conference Anti-Racism Task Force Justice Generation, Northern Illinois Conference UMVIM, UMC Native American Comprehensive Plan, United Methodist Volunteers in Mission, UM Communications, UM Discipleship Ministries

Registration is open to United Methodist high school students (incoming freshmen through graduating high school students)

Registration fee: $25 (includes limited reading and viewing resources to prepare for virtual tour discussions and projects, souvenirs from tour locations, and engagement with Native American high school students and United Methodist high school students from across the U.S. 
 

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