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CURB Release 2020 Racial Justice Platform

CURB Release 2020 Racial Justice Platform

Citizens Uprooting Racism In Bermuda [CURB] released an updated version of their Racial Justice Platform. A spokesperson said, “The 2020 CURB Racial Justice Platform has been amended and updated since it was last released in February 2019. “Many ideas are focused on legislative changes; however our organization recognises that civil society, working... Read more of this article

CURB Gathering Information On Land Losses

CURB Gathering Information On Land Losses

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] is “gathering oral histories on systemic land losses that have occurred historically or contemporarily” to submit to the Commission of Inquiry into Historic Land Loss. A spokesperson said, “CURB is gathering oral histories on systemic land losses that have occurred historically or contemporarily... Read more of this article

CURB Support Efforts Towards Racial Justice

CURB Support Efforts Towards Racial Justice

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they ”stand with the Government, and these new entities, in their efforts to bring about racial justice, and will happily share our experience and expertise of nearly two decades of advocacy.” A spokesperson said, “CURB welcomes the announcement of Premier David Burt recently, promising... Read more of this article

CURB: Postponement & Cancellation Of Events

CURB: Postponement & Cancellation Of Events

In light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] has decided to postpone three of its upcoming events and cancel another. A spokesperson said, “In accordance with the Government’s social distancing advisory in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, CURB regrets to inform the public of the postponement and... Read more of this article

CURB On Mary Prince Day & Planned Statue

CURB On Mary Prince Day & Planned Statue

CURB congratulated Minister of Community Affairs, Labour & Sport Lovitta Foggo for “introducing changes to the Public Holidays Amendment Act changing Somers Day to Mary Prince Day, whilst also thanking Thomas Christopher Famous for his advocacy in educating the public about this issue.” A spokesperson said, “As stated by Minister... Read more of this article

‘CURB Will Work With Mr. Brannon To Help Him’

‘CURB Will Work With Mr. Brannon To Help Him’

Noting that they “strongly condemn the language used by Tony Brannon,” CURB said they plan to work with Mr Brannon to “help him on this journey towards understanding how race and its antecedents have negatively impacted the Black community.” This follows after Mr Brannon, a well known local entertainer, referred to members of... Read more of this article

Truth & Reconciliation Community Conversations

Truth & Reconciliation Community Conversations

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] is getting set to hold group sessions titled ‘Truth & Reconciliation Community Conversations’ beginning on Wednesday, March 4. A spokesperson said, “The next Truth & Reconciliation Community Conversations [TRCC] group sessions will be held on Wednesdays from March 4 to the April... Read more of this article

‘National Day Of Racial Healing’ Event Held

‘National Day Of Racial Healing’ Event Held

Bermuda’s first National Day of Racial Healing was held today [Jan 21], with speeches given by people including Lynne Winfield, Cordell Riley, and Hamilton Mayor Charles Gosling. Lynne Winfield said, “CURB welcomes you to Bermuda’s first National Day of Racial Healing. This is an informal opportunity to gather and acknowledge that deep racial... Read more of this article

Recognition Of National Day Of Racial Healing

Recognition Of National Day Of Racial Healing

CURB is inviting the public to gather in recognition of the National Day of Racial Healing on Tuesday, January 21st at 12:30 pm at City Hall. A spokesperson said, “We welcome you to be part of this gathering informed by the past, while paving the way for a journey towards building a more aware, just and equitable future. “Solving our community’s... Read more of this article

CURB: The Need To Work Toward Racial Justice

CURB: The Need To Work Toward Racial Justice

In a survey conducted earlier this year, voters cited a “steady but growing need to work toward racial justice.” A spokesperson said, “In a survey conducted earlier this year, voters cited a steady but growing need to work toward racial justice. When asked the question: Is there a need for non- government groups, such as Citizens Uprooting... Read more of this article

CURB Supports Race Relations Survey Initiative

CURB Supports Race Relations Survey Initiative

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] said they are “pleased to support the Minister’s announcement that the Government is seeking input from the community on race relations through the means of a 4-question survey online.” “All and every effort taken by both government and the community is essential in order to address the... Read more of this article

CURB Presentation On Restorative Practices

CURB Presentation On Restorative Practices

Restorative Practices, and the potential for Bermuda’s school and criminal justice systems, was given a unanimous thumbs-up at a presentation with international expert Koury Cook. A CURB spokesperson said, “Approximately 40% of attendees at the presentation completed a CURB survey at the conclusion of the presentation, with 100% of them supporting... Read more of this article

CURB: Restorative Practices Public Presentation

CURB: Restorative Practices Public Presentation

Citizens Uprooting Racism in Bermuda [CURB] will be having a free public presentation on Restorative Practices on Wednesday, November 13 from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at Somersfield Academy. A spokesperson said, “For the last 3 years CURB has been quietly training members of the public as Restorative Practitioners and to date nearly 200 people have been... Read more of this article