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IAC To Host CURB Training On Systemic Racism

IAC To Host CURB Training On Systemic Racism

The Inter Agency Committee for Children and Families [IAC] will be collaborating with CURB to host a 3-part virtual training entitled “Historical Racism, Trauma, Bias and Privilege: Critical Conversations for Caring Professionals” via Zoom on August 12th, 13th, and 14th. A spokesperson said, “IAC has opened registration for its 3-part virtual... Read more of this article

CURB Commend Road Safety Council Program

CURB Commend Road Safety Council Program

The Bermuda Road Safety Council’s program is commendable because it demonstrates restorative justice in action whilst also being preventative, CURB said today. A spokesperson said, “CURB congratulations to the Bermuda Road Safety Council on their announcement that they will be conducting ‘mock sobriety tests’ so the public can learn... Read more of this article

CURB Welcome Jury & Expungement Changes

CURB Welcome Jury & Expungement Changes

CURB said they welcome the “Attorney General’s swift response to making changes to the law that now allows both prosecutors and defence attorneys to equally challenge jurors for court cases” and the “moves to introduce the Expungement of Convictions Act which removes a person’s criminal conviction if they were convicted of possessing... Read more of this article

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 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