16 MONTH PLAN

Chestertown Unites Against Racism is a comprehensive, 16-month program designed to:

  • educate the community about its history pertaining to race relations
  • pursue legislative reforms that address systemic racism in the Town of Chestertown
  • promote unity, equality, and inclusivity amongst all residents

As such, the program is organized into three main pillars:

  1. Education
  2. Legislation
  3. Unification

Click here to download a PDF of the 16 Month Plan

Timeline

2021
Jul 20

Book Club

Book Club

You are cordially invited to participate virtually in a Book Club featuring On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the 21st Century by Sherrilyn A. Ifill, 2018..Read More

Jun 18

Juneteenth Celebration

Check back for updates on our progress, plans and Essay Contest from the James Taylor Justice Coalition (JTJC)! https://townofchestertown.com/event/juneteenth-celebration/2021-06-18/    

Jun 15

Book Club

Book Club

You are cordially invited to participate virtually in a Book Club featuring On the Courthouse Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the 21st Century by Sherrilyn A. Ifill, 2018..Read More

May 15

Justice Day: In Pursuit of Racial Equity in Chestertown, Maryland

Saturday, May 15 at 3:00 – 4:45 pm ET via Zoom Justice Day: In Pursuit of Racial Equity in Chestertown, Maryland Please join the James Taylor Justice Coalition of Sumner..Read More

May 01

James Taylor Justice Coalition Exhibition

Exhibition will be on display in May at the Bordley Center, Chestertown

Mar 01

EAC Committee Grows

Meagan White joins the Equity Advisory Committee.

Mar 01

Historic Signage

Historic Signage for the waterfront was approved at the March 1 Chestertown Mayor and Council Meeting (Minutes from the March 1, 2021 meeting available on the Town website.)

Mar 01

Chestertown Redistricting

Chestertown Redistricting Committee is using 2010 Census data to draw a new map to be used for the 2021 elections. The map will be presented to the Chesterown Mayor and..Read More

Feb 18
Feb 10
Feb 01
Jan 20

Community Dialogue

Chestertown Town Council, the Black Union of Kent County and Washington College Student Government Association

Jan 18

chestertownunites.com website is launched

16 Month Plan, Resource Videos, Meetings and Agendas, Contact Info

2020
Dec 08
Oct 05
Sep 12
Sep 11
Sep 09

Town Council Passes Two Resolutions Against Racism

Resolution 03-2020 Regarding Black Lives Matter in Chestertown, Maryland and Resolution 05-2020 authorizes the creation of an Equity Advisory Committee