Peace and Social Justice

Weekly Peace and Social Justice Themes

Week 1 – “Race, Ethnicity and the Coronavirus” – April 6, 2020

“How to Respond to Coronavirus Racism” – Teaching Tolerance
As COVID-19 infections increase, so too does racism and xenophobia. Use our “Speak Up” strategies to let people know you’re not OK with racist or xenophobic comments about coronavirus or anything else.


Mayor Kenney and Dr. Tom Farley press conference – March 31, 2020

Mayor Kenney discusses gun violence and the prosecution of Philadelphians for unauthorized guns.  Dr. Farley discusses the spread of the coronavirus, specifically mentioning the spread in the African-American community.

MSNBC video on President Trump referring to “China” Virus

News report from Bloomberg News about President Trump referring to the Coronavirus as “Chinese”

Trump reverses on “China” virus

Activities to respond with Peace and Justice for All


Imagination and the Arts


Social Justice