Racial Justice

Welcome to the Racial Justice resource page. This resource page provides you a visual way to explore and download the many types of resources we have available. You may also use our powerful search engine to find other resources not listed here.



Breaking the Bonds

This resource will assist individuals dealing with the negative messages of internalized racial oppression.

Breaking the Bonds

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Lazarus at the Gate

This resource will provide you with an analysis of the construct that maintains both wealth and poverty in America.

Lazarus at the Gate

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Understanding and Dismantling Racism

The Twenty-First Century Challenge to White America

Understanding and Dismantling Racism

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Even the Stones Will Cry Out for Justice

A congregational resource to reach out people of all different races, cultures and ethnic backgrounds.

Even the Stones Will Cry Out for Justice

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One Body Many Members Brochure

Promotional brochure and DVD for "One Body, Many Members," a resource designed to equip congregations to reach out and fully welcome individuals whose race, culture and class is different than their own.

One Body Many Members Brochure

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One Body Many Members Part 1

This resource is designed to he equip congregations to reach out and fully welcome persons, whose race, culture and class is different from their own.

One Body Many Members Part 1

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One Body Many Members Part 2

This resource is designed to he equip congregations to reach out and fully welcome persons, whose race, culture and class is different from their own.

One Body Many Members Part 2

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One Body Many Members Part 3

This resource is designed to he equip congregations to reach out and fully welcome persons, whose race, culture and class is different from their own.

One Body Many Members Part 3

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Troubling the Waters for Healing of the Church

This resource was developed to assist White congregational members to understand the role of white privilege and internalized white superiority.

Troubling the Waters for Healing of the Church

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Assessment Report of Synod Anti Racism Teams

This report represents the ELCA's commitment to address institutional racism.

Assessment Report of Synod Anti Racism Teams

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ELCA Racial Justice Resources

List of ELCA resources.

ELCA Racial Justice Resources

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ELCA Racial Justice Working Definitions

Racial Justice terms defined.

ELCA Racial Justice Working Definitions

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Race, Ethnicity and Culture Social Statement

ELCA Social Statement on racism adopted in 1993.

Race, Ethnicity and Culture Social Statement

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Race, Ethnicity and Culture Social Statement Introduction

Introduction to the ELCA Social Statement on racism adopted in 1993.

Race, Ethnicity and Culture Social Statement Introduction

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Race, Ethnicity and Culture Social Statement Spanish

ELCA Social Statement on racism adopted in 1993 in Spanish.

Race, Ethnicity and Culture Social Statement Spanish

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Race, Ethnicity and Culture Study Guide

A Guide for Leading Conversations on Race, Ethnicity, and Culture In Your Congregation.

Race, Ethnicity and Culture Study Guide

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