Four Dioceses have been awarded $1,000 grants each for Harriet Tubman commemorations
Province III announces that four dioceses have been awarded grants to support commemorations of the 110th anniversary of the death of Harriet Ross Tubman, as passed in Resolution C007 at the 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church.
The four dioceses are:
- Central Pennsylvania, for "Leaders & Liberators: Honoring Harriet Tubman and her Columbia Connections," held in partnership with the Bishop Nathan Baxter Chapter of the Union of Black Episcopalians, Saint James Episcopal Church in Lancaster, Saint Paul Episcopal in Columbia, and Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church in Columbia.
- Southern Virginia, for "Following in Tubman's Painful, but Determined Footsteps," hosted by James Solomon Russell Chapter of Union of Black Episcopalians.
- Delaware, for an ecumenical program, with participation of Presbyterians, Saint Andrews Boarding School, and Temple Beth El, and hosted by St. Barnabas.
- Pittsburgh, for a program highlighting the Underground Railroad in Pittsburgh, hosted by their Commission on Race and Reconciliation.