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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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TO BUILD THE BELOVED COMMUNITY

UPCOMING EVENTS @ THE SCNTR

  • Racial Equity Train-the-Trainer Training (Advanced Session)
    Mar 21, 9:00 AM CDT – Mar 24, 4:00 PM CDT
    Zoom
    We are living in a time where division, fear and uncertainty are further ripping our divided Nation. We see our work at the Selma Center as a calling to respond to these times.
  • Racial Equity Training
    Tue, Jan 18
    Zoom
    Jan 18, 10:00 AM CST – Jan 21, 4:00 PM CST
    Zoom
    We are living in a time where division, fear and uncertainty are further ripping our divided Nation.
  • MLK Day of Service
    Mon, Jan 17
    Bosco Edmundite Center for Hope
    Jan 17, 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM CST
    Bosco Edmundite Center for Hope, 1107 Griffin Ave, Selma, AL 36703, USA
    A winter clothing giveaway!
  • VIRTUAL MLK YOUTH DAY
    Sat, Jan 15
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    Jan 15, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM CST
    www.facebook.com/SCNTR
    A FREE DAY OF ACTIVITIES UPLIFTING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF DR. KING WITH OPPORTUNITIES TO GET INVOLVED WITH THE COMMUNITY.

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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.