Black History Month Teach-Ins

In honor of Black History Month and in partnership with John C Hart Memorial Library, Yorktown for Justice is proud to present a series of age-leveled teach-ins for the community. The event will take place from 10am-1pm in the community room of the library on Saturday February 26th. At 10am, librarian Daphne Revie will leadContinue reading “Black History Month Teach-Ins”

YFJ Press Release in Response to Yorktown GOP Racial Slur

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Yorktown, New York, November 10, 2021 – Yorktown for Justice (YFJ) denounces the racist remarks targeting Yorktown Town Councilman Vishnu Patel at a Yorktown GOP victory party held on November 2, 2021 and calls for formal policy measures to address systemic racism and other forms of bigotry in Yorktown. InContinue reading “YFJ Press Release in Response to Yorktown GOP Racial Slur”

YFJ at Yorktown Fall Festival and Street Fair!

Come visit our booth on October 10, 2021 from 11-5 at the Yorktown Fall Festival and Street Fair! Our GoFundMe was fully funded for the Thunderbird American Indian Dancers! Thank you so much to everyone who contributed. We are honored to bring the oldest indigenous dance troupe in NY to Yorktown. They will be kickingContinue reading “YFJ at Yorktown Fall Festival and Street Fair!”

Sign On To A DEI Support Letter

We, the undersigned, fully support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) efforts in our Northern Westchester schools. Many DEI measures are implementations of the New York State Education Department’s Culturally Responsive-Sustaining Education framework coming down from state leadership in Albany, and for good reason. The introduction to this framework states: “The CR-S framework helps educators createContinue reading “Sign On To A DEI Support Letter”