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CRJC Research Guide

Research guide for the Central Piedmont fellows of the Charlotte Racial Justice Consortium project

About This Guide

This guide has been created to support the CRJC Fellows with their research into how racism has impacted the history of Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College, by centralizing beneficial resources in one place.

If there are any resources we have failed to include please don't hesitate to contact us. We are here to provide guidance and to assist you with your research needs.

What Is CRJC?

The Charlotte Racial Justice Consortium (CRJC) is a partnership between Johnson C. Smith University, UNC Charlotte, Queens University, Johnson and Wales - Charlotte Campus and Central Piedmont Community College, supported by the Consortium's selection as a Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) Campus Center by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). Our vision is a Charlotte community that understands its history of race and racism, believes in our shared humanity, embraces a more comprehensive narrative on race, and develops faculty, staff, and student leaders who work across our campuses towards truth, racial healing, and transformation.

The CJRC has five main goals:

  • Understand, recognize, and work towards healing the separation in Charlotte’s segregated past and present.
  • Embrace a more comprehensive narrative on race.
  • Build respectful and trusting relationships among diverse members of our university and Charlotte communities.
  • Develop student, staff, and faculty leaders who facilitate truth-telling, racial healing, and transformation.
  • Transform the language and culture of race and racism on our campuses and in the Charlotte community. 

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