Social Action Committee for Racial Justice

CHESTERTOWN — There’s still time to sign the White Allies Pledge before the Social Action Committee for Racial Justice publishes the names of those who have made the commitment in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 18.

The pledge, which is available online at, provides an opportunity for white people who are committed to racial equity and justice in the community to sign up and be counted, a news release states.

There are two ways to sign the White Allies Pledge: go to and complete the consent form or send an email to and leave a message with your consent and contact information; you will receive a confirmation email.

The Social Action Committee for Racial Justice, formed in 2017, is a community effort to learn, grow and take action against racism in Kent County.

The focus is on identifying systemic racism and taking concrete steps to address inequities.

The White Allies Pledge is an initiative of the Social Action Committee for Racial Justice executed with the assistance of the Social Concerns Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Universalists of the Chester River.

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