Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2003-D025
Title: Continue Efforts to End Racism
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 74th General Convention call upon the Presiding Bishop and the Executive Council, working through its Anti-Racism Advisory Committee, to convene a series of conversations among various groups of people of color of all generations, to prepare a report to the 75th Convention on recommending substantive, systemic changes in the current norms of behavior and practice within The Episcopal Church that would enhance its inclusivity and authentically acknowledge and celebrate its diversity; and be it further

Resolved, That the Presiding Bishop and the Executive Council empower appropriate staff persons to work closely with Churches Uniting in Christ and other interreligious partners to fashion a mutually-agreed-upon anti-racism training modality that would permit coherent ecumenical dialogue on overcoming the sin of racism as an important step in furthering the quest for Christian unity.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 2003 (New York: General Convention, 2004), p. 343.