Current Issues

R.A.C.C.E’s latest work in the community.

RACCE Advocates For COVID Relief Funds To Be Invested In #PeopleNotProperty.

SIGN OUR PETITION The American Rescue Plan (ARP) was created to provide immediate, direct relief to families bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 crisis, and support struggling communities.  Waterbury, CT’s plan to spend $57 million of their $89 million of… Read More ›


WE VALUE TRUTH-TELLING AND CRITICAL REFLECTION. WE WILL NEVER ABANDON THOSE VALUES! We want to thank the board members and the district leadership who have taken on the responsibility of upholding state and federal laws that ensure a safe learning… Read More ›

Town Hall COVID Relief Funding For Schools: Turning Community Voice Into Action Plans

Tonight, June 22nd at 7pm Millions of dollars are being given to our school district. How should it be spent? We will begin building action plans that are directed by students, parents, and educators’ expertise so that we can present… Read More ›

RACCE Supports Environmental Justice Legislation Through TCI-P: Organizing, Designing and Advocating For Racial Justice

In Waterbury our community is overburdened by disaster sites also known as brown-fields, commercial vehicle pollution, and emissions from solid waste processing plants. Our neighborhoods are also severely underserved by a public transportation system built for a city much smaller… Read More ›

Waterbury Superintendent, BOE, and Policing: Police Free Schools Campaign and #STOPtheMOU Updates

Over the years we have engaged school board members, school district officials, and the mayor about the cruel and racist impacts policing has on our BIPOC students in Waterbury. Despite the evidence our schools have just signed a new agreement that increases policing in our schools.

Devan Must Resign: Waterbury BOE Commissioner Has Been Asked to Resign, Will She?

Naugatuck Police Officer, Amanda Devan must resign her position as a Waterbury board of education commissioner immediately. The Waterbury community has agreed with us and signed our petition demanding she resign. If the people’s voice isn’t enough we have more reasons.

%d bloggers like this: