The Absalom Jones Episcopal Center for Racial healing is excited to post "Get Woke" a documentary by John Atkinson. John was a senior in High School when he completed his Eagle Project (9/24/2019), an Eagle service project that is required to earn the highest rank in Scouting, the Eagle Rank. He chose this project to raise social consciousness at a level never seen before. In the documentary, he interviewed a plethora of professionals and students from different racial, ethnic, religious, and sexual orientation backgrounds. This ranged from a Harvard Med professor to the mayor of Roswell, Ga. John is the last person in the documentary. His goal is to make our society worthy of future generations; and this is just the beginning his work, which is inline with our daily mission of dismantling personal prejudice and ending systemic racism.
Below are in-house productions of videos that tell the story of work. Please use the videos for educational purposes.
Calling Their Names | Remember Georgia's Lynched (2018)
Recognizing Racial Reconciliation at the 79th General Convention
The opening of the Absalom Jones Center for Racial Healing (2017)
Reclaiming Hope Through Remembering Pilgrimage to Athens, Georgia (2017)
Reclaiming Hope Through Remembering Pilgrimage to Macon, Georgia (2016)