coalition that will work to recognize the victims of lynching in Montgomery County by collecting soil from lynching sites, erecting historical markers, and claiming Montgomery County's memorial from the national EJI memorial.
In recognizing and taking responsibility for this part of Montgomery’s history, we can generate honest conversation about the inequities that still plague our community, and collectively work to reach Montgomery’s full and incredible potential.
Dillon Nettles and Phillip Ensler
Montgomery Community Remembrance Project
We are proud to announce the creation of the Montgomery Community Remembrance Project a community coalition to create space to remember and memorialize victims of lynching and racial violence in Montgomery County.
The Montgomery-based Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) has done extraordinary work to foster a national conversation about, and reckoning with, America’s history of lynching and racial terror. EJI’s National Memorial for Peace and Justice includes monuments that are intended to be claimed and brought home by the counties where the victims were lynched, asking us to literally take ownership of our past — and think about our present.
We would be honored for you to join as partners in a
NEWS & EVENTS
MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY REMEMBRANCE PROJECT IS EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE ADVISORY COUNCIL!
We have just finalized the members of the Advisory Council. Please check back soon for the welcome reception which will be open to the public.