WHO WE ARE
Families Organizing for Racial Justice, FORJ, is a coalition of families and individuals who believe change starts at home and in our own communities. Our name derives from the verb 'forge,' meaning to create or form, perfectly mirroring what we do: creating and forming a movement committed to realizing lasting change in our city.
We offer antiracist programs in the schools and the community that bring people together, raise awareness, educate, and provide skill-building trainings for youth and adults. We share resources, source programming and collaborate with like-minded organizations to offer dynamic partnerships.
WE FORJ KNOWLEDGE
We are a learning community educating ourselves, our children and our schools about race, racism, culture, and identity.
WE FORJ CONNECTIONS
We strive to achieve welcoming and inclusive environments where all residents feel a deep sense of belonging within their community.
WE FORJ SUPPORT
We speak out against injustice, actively combat bias and inequity, and model for our kids what it means to be upstanders.