Join one (or more!) of the teams below to fight for racial justice in Franklin County, PA.


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The awareness team seeks to provide continuous education and opportunities to inspire the people of Franklin County to learn, grow, and move for racial justice. Two subgroups focus on 1) Marketing and Communications, and 2) Event Planning.


To get involved, contact Erin Adams:



Our purpose is to find people who align with our values of racial justice to run for political office. Recently, the Political Impact Committee reached out to those running for Franklin County elected offices.

To get involved, contact Patty Dolaway:


The Civility Response Team (CRT) promotes respectful treatment of all community members. To join the CRT, please complete an application form. Please note that all candidates selected for the CRT will be required to attend training. Tentative dates for upcoming trainings are: June 1 & 3, July 6 & 8, August 3 & 5, September 7 & 9, and October 5 & 7.

Questions about what CRT does and how you can contribute? Contact Marvin Worthy:


Focuses on economic impact and business commitment / engagement in equity and inclusion. We are forming a Professional POC Network as a resource for decision making bodies to find persons of color to serve on their boards, councils, etc.  We also are creating a list of businesses owned by people of color.

To get involved, contact Jon Raber:


There are local book studies and discussion groups that are in process. If you are not already participating, consider joining one when they begin again after Christmas.

To get involved, contact Scott Bowerman:


Our purpose is to transform and positively impact the educational experience of all students by increasing the number of people of color on the school board, in administrator positions, and in teacher positions. Regular meetings are held the last Monday of each month at 12pm via Zoom.


To get involved, contact Melissa Kuhns: