Segregation isn’t an accident of history, or a matter of preference or choice. There are historical and policy decisions that shape Richmond’s sharply segregated housing and school patterns. Redlining and restrictive covenants established these barriers that persist to keep us separated to the modern day.

This presentation was shared by Heather Crislip, on Feb. 21, 2018. Tabernacle hosted a 5 month dialogue on Race during the winter and spring of that year. Heather is a beloved and active member of our faith community and serves as President/CEO of Housing Opportunities Made Equal of Virginia, Inc. (HOME). We’re incredibly proud of Heather and see God at work in innumerable ways as she uses her gifts to serve our community.

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