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On January 18th, 2022, we celebrate the 6th Annual National Day of Racial Healing! This day is devoted to contemplation and collective action on our common humanity and how we heal from the effects of racism.

Explore this page to learn more about the day, ways to get involved, and local resources.

View the virtual celebration to . . .

  • Learn about the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation process and local work

  • Become a part of this growing community of leaders devoted to healing and equity

  • Enjoy local music and art

  • Hear about the amazing work of local groups

  • Event participants also had the opportunity to experience a racial healing circle process

What is the National Day of Racial Healing and the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) process?


Check out this video to learn more from TRHT visionary Dr. Gail Christopher.

Highlights from

TRHT Metro Lansing

See highlights from the past four years of the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation process in Metro Lansing by navigating the flipbook.

Use the "+" and "-" signs to make the page larger or smaller. Use the square corners icon to view fullscreen.

Local Work and Resources

Learn about some of the groups involved in the TRHT process and the powerful work they do by exploring the resources below.

Greater Lansing Area Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense (GLAMS)

View the video below to learn about GLAMS, which fights for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. Featuring interviews with local activists who are survivors of gun violence and the impact of GLAMS in the community.

Michigan State University Libraries’ Muslim Journeys

Join the Muslim Journeys scholar-led book (and film) discussion series! The events include a short lecture from a scholar and small group discussions of the book.

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Anti-Racist Soccer Club

This coalition was created to fight racism in American soccer. Click the image below to view it magnified, and visit the coalition website to learn more!


Queering Medicine

Queering Medicine is a Lansing-based LGBTQ+ health advocacy group. They recently published a guide for vaccine-hesitant LGBTQ+ people in the Greater Lansing area that provides accurate information about COVID-19 and vaccines and dispels myths and misinformation.

"LGBTQ+ people are at increased risk from the pandemic and have unique concerns, and we're hoping that our guide will help increase vaccination rates in our communities."

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The Justice League of Greater Lansing Michigan

The Justice League is dedicated to faith-based reparations for racial justice and healing to become the Beloved Community.

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Nokomis Cultural Heritage Center

The Nokomis Cultural Heritage Center is dedicated to the preservation of History, Arts, Culture and Language of the Anishinaabe people - Ojibwe, Odawa and Potawatomi nations.  The Center fulfills this mission through programs, exhibitions and special events.

Punks With Lunch Lansing

Our mission is to inspire, motivate and grow community action through mutual aid.. we host regular scheduled outreach distributions providing food, harm reduction supplies, winter wear and more to people within the community, predominately to people who are unsheltered or at risk. We also offer harm reduction supplies and narcan training in order to assist people who use substances in staying healthy and safe and obtain resources and access to recovery options. 


No celebration without legislation! Don't allow the filibuster to hold up voting rights

In honor of Beloved Community Week (including Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the National Day of Racial Healing), encourage hold-outs to amend Senate rules allowing critical voting rights to pass.

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