Attend engaging and thought-provoking online conversations about what it means to face history now. Featured guests include: Jelani Cobb, George Takei, and Samantha Power!
Join us for a series of conversations examining the legacies of racism and other forms of bigotry and hate, leaving all of us more informed, critically conscious, and inspired to fight for equity and justice.
This virtual event will explore processes used as well as being developed to establish accountability, build democracy, nurture peace, and promote inclusion, justice, and equity.
The letter exchange between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport was not the only landmark event in the early history of America that dealt with issues of religious freedom and identity. Seixas’ letter and Washington’s subsequent response exist within a timeline of many other events during which the newly formed country faced those issues. Continue reading below for information about some of those events.