Suffield, We Have a Problem

A year has passed since George Floyd’s murder spurred our nation into a great reckoning. Matters of racial justice, diversity, equity and inclusion rose to the forefront of discussion in churches, corporations, schools, and municipalities across the country. Suffield wasn’t an exception.

News from ABAR

We were so excited to see so many friends – old and new! – at Suffield Garden Club’s May Market. Thanks to everyone who came by to contribute to our gratitude tree, paint kindness rocks, share your stories and learn more about us.

ABAR Suffield

As we look forward to warmer weather, longer days, and the safety and promise of COVID-19 vaccinations, ABAR (anti-bias, anti-racist) Suffield members have been busy reorganizing for the future and preparing for some exciting spring and summer events.

ABAR Suffield Update

While COVID-19 & winter temperatures limit our ability to host rallies and community events, ABAR Suffield has turned our focus to supporting two key issues.

ABAR Suffield Rally

On October 10, ABAR (Anti-Bias, Anti-Racist) Suffield hosted, “Lift Every Voice: A Celebration of Diversity for Children and Families.” Nearly one hundred fifty people gathered to hear speakers and performers address identity, diversity, racism, and bias.

Anti-Bias Anti-Racism in Suffield

On August 28, 1963, twenty-three-year-old John Lewis stood before the Lincoln Memorial and asked a massive crowd 250,000 strong, “How long can we be patient? We want our freedom and we want it now.”