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Racial Equity Team

The Racial Equity Team focuses on racial justice, racial equity, and Mount Olivet's role in systemic racism.

About

The Racial Equity Team devises plans and strategies to share with the Mount Olivet community and with our neighbors in Arlington and beyond.

Since the formation of this group, we have:

Weekly Resources

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May 26, 2024

Asian American Women in World War II

Memorial Day is a day to honor people who died in active military service. This week's resources honor one Asian-American WASP pilot who died in service and highlight two other remarkable women who served in World War II.

Seated in a Link trainer, Lee reviews a training session with an instructor. US Air Force photograph.
Seated in a Link trainer, Lee reviews a training session with an instructor. US Air Force photograph.
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Black History of Arlington

Consider walking in the footsteps of our neighbors by visiting a series of sites, memorials, and living testaments to the courage, resilience, and faith of our African American neighbors. There are two tours that seek to capture glimpses into the story of North and South Arlington. We pray they may serve as the first step in the long walk towards racial equity and justice in Arlington.

download north arlington tour bookletdownload south arlington tour booklet

Mount Olivet & Racism

Read a short report by Jim Dake on the history of Mount Olivet and racism within Arlington and the United Methodist Church.

Read the report

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Start here to learn more about the Racial Equity Team at Mount Olivet, or browse current events to see what's coming next.