Shared Legacies
The African American-Jewish Civil Rights Alliance

February 27, 2022
Virtual Panel Discussion at 7:00 pm
Zoom link for panel discussion will be sent with registration confirmation.

The film "Shared Legacies" is accessed through the link provided with your registration confirmation.

Please watch between now and Sunday,
or by 5:15pm on Sunday, just before the 7:00pm panel discussion.

Confirmed Panelists include:
Eric Ward, Western States Center’s Executive Director and Senior Fellow with the Southern Poverty Law Center and Race Forward
Bishop Daryl Husband of Mt. Olivet Church in Richmond
Dr. Tarece Johsnon: A womanist, entrepreneur, diversity and inclusion expert, poet, artist, author, activist, and advocate. A mother of two, she converted to Reform Judaism in 2016 and is a member of Temple Sinai in Atlanta.
Dr. Michael Dickinson: Assistant Professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University. His research examines comparative slavery, the Atlantic slave trade, and early African American history.
Dr. Julian Hayter from the University of Richmond, Professor of U.S. history, American political development, African-American history, and the American civil rights movement.
Rabbi Peter Berg, Senior Rabbi of The Temple in Atlanta and featured figure from the film.

Thank you to our Community Partners:

Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia, NAACP Virginia State Conference, Henrico Branch NAACP,
Baptist Ministers Conference of Richmond and Vicinity, Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 
Virginia Legislative Black Caucus, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, Richmond Crusade for Voters,
Virginia Holocaust Museum, AJC Washington DC, ADL Washington DC, 
University of Richmond Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of Richmond Hillel, Jewish Life at VCU, 
Jewish Family Services (JFS), Weinstein JCC, Beth Ahabah Museum and Archives, 
Congregation Keneseth Beth Israel, Congregation Or Atid, Temple Beth El, Congregation Or Ami, Congregation Beth Ahabah, 
Chabad of Virginia, Kehillah, Congregation Brith Achim, 
(Community partner list in formation.)

Thank you to our sponsors whose generous grants make programs like these possible:

Allianz, Bon Secours, 
Salomon & Ludwin, Dominion Payroll, and
The Richmond Jewish Foundation


The Jewish Community Relations Committee is the public relations and advocacy arm of the Jewish Community Federation of Richmond. Founded in 1935, the JCFR represents the Jewish constituents in the Greater Richmond and Central Virginia region.


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