The Great American

Race Amity Initiative

A Lovingly Distinctive Approach to the Elimination of Racism:
Fostering a Moral and Spiritual Change in Individual Hearts.

THE VISION: Partners in Racial Justice in collaboration with Parent University and the Beach Institute African-American Cultural Center is pleased to announce the Great American Race Amity Initiative, launching in Savannah, Georgia.

Times are changing. More and more Americans are demanding equal justice for all, knowing that our welfare as individuals rests in the welfare of society at large. Long-standing structures of systemic racism abound on every front and as voices of truth are raised in yet greater measure, countervailing efforts to uphold the status quo continue to proliferate in new and more virulent form. Creating true change will require moving away from models fraught with contest for power and contentious argument. Rather, a different kind of movement is needed; one rooted in love, amity and accord and focused on transcending differences, harmonizing perspectives and promoting consultation in the mutual pursuit of

The Spaces

Building on recent successes, the initiative launching in Savannah in March, 2022 begins by offering of a variety of intentional spaces aimed at bringing hearts together. Promising to edify and inspire, programs will include group reflections on our spiritual reality, meaningful conversations on racial justice, and open discussions led by individuals putting the principle of the oneness of mankind into practice in a variety of ways

Baha’I Chat is a bi weekly ongoing  webinar that people are currently invited by email  or word of mouth. The content deals with social issues of import that participants can engage in Q&A discussion after a presentation.

The Exhibition

The Exhibition: From May 1st through July 3rd an activist art exhibition will be held at Savannah’s Beach Institute African-American Cultural Center. Confederate Currency: The Color of Money, is a collection of 300 paintings by artist, John W. Jones. Drawn from the money notes of nineteenth-century America, these paintings consider the inextricable relationship between the enslavement of Africans and the foundation of American economic power. Debates about how we remember the Confederacy continue in the present from flags to monuments, but the goal of this exhibition is healing through education.


Watch this 60-second video!