The Truth

Telling Project

A Truth Initiative Regarding Structural Violence and Racism

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The Truth Telling Project implements and sustains grassroots, community-centered truth-telling processes to amplify our voices about police violence and its roots. We foster coalition-building and solidarity with the most vulnerable communities. We educate ourselves and our allies about systemic violence throughout the United States. We support reparative and restorative justice as the primary pathways for structural transformation.

Our vision for the future is a just, equitable, and sustainable society free of state-sanctioned violence and systemic racism.

To move us toward our vision, we implement and sustain grassroots, community-centered truth-telling processes to amplify our voices about police violence and its roots.  We foster coalition-building and solidarity with the most vulnerable communities. We educate ourselves and our allies about systemic violence throughout the United States. We support reparative and restorative justice as the primary pathways for structural transformation.

We are a not-for-profit organization under the sponsorship of the NEIU Foundation.

 

It’s Time to Listen

The Truth Telling Commons is an open-source educational resource highlighting the voices directly and indirectly affected by systematic and racialized violence. Learn how lived experiences express the harms of institutional racism. Begin the process of action under the leadership of black folk and people of color on the front lines as we all work together for liberation.

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Our Blog

It’s the End of the Year Friends

  Dear Friends, This year so much has happened and we’ve continued to witness and stand with our community to tell and share the truth.  Because of you, we continue our work connecting global human rights to police brutality in Ferguson and around the country through our forums and partnerships. We’ve been telling and sharing […]

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Truth Telling with Navajo Youth

Truth Telling with Navajo Youth

  GALLUP, NEW MEXICO – A group of Navajo organizers and activists have begun to share their stories with a local, Navajo filmmaker.  Using culturally relevant methods appropriate for this indigenous community, the stories are told in small, private circles as compared to open, public Truth Telling hearings.  Some stories will be told and filmed […]

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314-399-8533

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5500 St Louis Ave, Chicago, IL 60625