Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2012-A161
Title: Amend the Anti-Racism Committee’s Mandate and Appointments
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 77th General Convention of The Episcopal Church amend the mandate and method of appointment of the membership of the Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism, as follows:


This committee is charged with guiding and monitoring the Church’s work in response to General Convention resolutions directed at eliminating the sin of racism from the life of the Church by:

  • Overseeing and coordinating the efforts and activities for racial justice of The Episcopal Church;
  • Monitoring and evaluating anti-racism programming;
  • Recommending best practices for combating racism;
  • Collecting data on provincial activities to be submitted to Executive Council on an annual basis;
  • Developing criteria for the credentialing of certified anti-racism trainers and monitoring compliance of anti-racism legislation passed by General Convention.

Membership of the Executive Council Committee on Anti-racism shall be composed of one person trained in anti-racism, named by the governing body of each province of this church, plus one member of the Executive Council Joint Standing Committee on Local Mission and Ministry.

The term of each member shall expire at the close of General Convention in 2015.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, 2012 (New York: General Convention, 2012), p. 509.