Current Issues

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

Naugatuck Police Officer Appointment to Waterbury Board of Education is Steeped in Anti-Blackness

Mayor O’Leary appointed a police officer to our board of education this week.  We understand several parents of color who are active in our community offered their time, intellect, and expertise to become a board of education commissioner. Their offers… Read More ›

The Revolution Will Not Be Rained Out: Rallies for Police Free Schools Will Continue Across Connecticut

On September 10th, we organized a day of action to advocate for police free schools in Waterbury and we were met with obstinacy from city leaders as well as rain, lots of it. A small but fierce crowd assembled at… Read More ›

RACCE Joins Coalition in Support of Police Free Schools: Rally for Justice and Joy September 1oth in Waterbury…

This day of action is focused on raising awareness to an urgent crisis in our state, to direct attention to the severity of this issue in the city of Waterbury, to provide education on the matter to all community members and to make available a liberated space for folx fight for racial justice in our state.

#EveryOrganizationEveryCity: Letter to Connecticut Mayors and Superintendents Urging Better Management of Resources, Community Partnerships and Equitable Access to Education/Carta a los alcaldes y superintendentes de Connecticut pidiendo una mejor gestión de los recursos, asociaciones comunitarias y acceso equitativo a la educación

Collaborative effort leads to an action-orientated letter urging a focus on racial equity, resource optimization, and access to the internet, mental health support services, and food to be acknowledged as civil rights and to be protected as such. 

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