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SELMA 2.0:

BRIDGING DIVIDES,

BUILDING THE

BELOVED
COMMUNITY

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our mission

The mission of the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth, & Reconciliation is to partner with institutions to promote love, the establishment of justice, and build the Beloved Community. The Center is committed to transforming and healing the root causes of physical, political, psychological, environmental, economic and racial violence at personal, family, community and systemic levels.

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our vision

We envision a transformed community where justice prevails, and people are equipped to fulfill their full human potential and creates equity by the systemic barriers to growth and development.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

TO BUILD THE BELOVED COMMUNITY

UPCOMING EVENTS @ THE SCNTR

  • Beyond Divide and Conquer: Unite and Build Racial Equity -  Full Training (Part 1 of 4)
    Beyond Divide and Conquer: Unite and Build Racial Equity -  Full Training (Part 1 of 4)
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jun 04
    Zoom
    Jun 04, 2024, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM CST
    Zoom
    Jun 04, 2024, 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM CST
    Zoom
    Join us for a powerful and transformative online event. In this four-part training, we will dive deep into the importance of unity and collaboration, in achieving racial equity.
  • Beyond Divide and Conquer: Unite and Build Racial Equity Training of Trainers July 2024 (In-Person)
    Beyond Divide and Conquer: Unite and Build Racial Equity Training of Trainers July 2024 (In-Person)
    Mon, Jul 15
    Selma CNTR
    Jul 15, 2024, 9:00 AM CST – Jul 19, 2024, 5:00 PM CST
    Selma CNTR, 8 Mulberry Rd, Selma, AL 36703, USA
    Jul 15, 2024, 9:00 AM CST – Jul 19, 2024, 5:00 PM CST
    Selma CNTR, 8 Mulberry Rd, Selma, AL 36703, USA
    Join us for an empowering and transformative online event. In this training, we will take a deep dive into the importance of unity and collaboration in achieving racial equity while training you to take it back to your own community to train others.

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MEET OUR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

ATTY. AINKA JACKSON

Ainka Jackson is the founding Executive Director of the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation, which is committed to bridging divides and building the Beloved Community. She was previously the Metro Guardian ad Litem for the Metro Nashville Public Defender's Office, Juvenile Division where she represented children who were abused and neglected. She has also been a case manager in the foster care system, a teacher and an adult Public Defender. Born in Montgomery, Alabama and raised in Selma, Alabama, Jackson appreciates that every successful legal and legislative movement required a people movement. 

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