A036 Amend Canons to Use Approved Common Terminology to Describe Anti-Racism Work

Final Status: Concurred

Resolved, That the 81st General Convention of The Episcopal Church (“TEC”) acknowledge the expansion of its focus beyond anti-racism to racial reconciliation as confirmed in resolution 2018 B004 Urge Common Terminology to Describe Anti-Racism Work; and be it further

Resolved, That Canon Title III.6.5.g.4 be amended to read as follows and voted on at the 81st General Convention:

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Canon III.6.5.g.4

4. the Church’s teaching on dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing;

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Canon III.6.5.g.4

4. the Church’s teaching on racism dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing;

 

And be it further 

Resolved, That Canon III.7.11.a.2 be amended to read as follows and voted on at the 81st General Convention:

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III.7.11.a.2

2. Evidence of appropriate background checks, certifications and proof of completion of applicable trainings including abuse prevention and dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing trainings;

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III.7.11.a.2

2. Evidence of appropriate background checks, certifications and proof of completion of applicable trainings including abuse prevention and anti-racism dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing trainings;

 

And be it further

Resolved, That Canon III.8.5.h.4 be amended to read as follows and voted on at the 81st General Convention:

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Canon III.8.5.h.4

4.the Church’s teaching on dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing;

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Canon III.8.5.h.4

4.the Church’s teaching on racism dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing;

 

And be it further

Resolved, That Canon III.9.13.a.2 be amended to read as follows and voted on at the 81st General Convention:

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Canon III.9.13.a.2

2. Evidence of appropriate background checks, certifications and proof of completion of applicable trainings including abuse prevention and dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing trainings;

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Canon III.9.13.a.2

2. Evidence of appropriate background checks, certifications and proof of completion of applicable trainings including abuse prevention and anti-racism dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing trainings;

 

And be it further

Resolved, That Canon III.10.1.c.4 be amended to read as follows and voted on at the 81st General Convention:

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Canon III.10.1.c.4

4.training regarding the Church’s teaching on dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing;

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Canon III.10.1.c.4

4.training regarding the Church’s teaching on racism dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing;

 

And be it further

Resolved, That Canon III.12.8.a.2 be amended to read as follows and voted on at the 81st General Convention:

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Canon III.12.8.a.2

2. Evidence of appropriate background checks, certifications and proof of completion of applicable trainings including abuse prevention and dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing trainings;

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Canon III.12.8.a.2

2. Evidence of appropriate background checks, certifications and proof of completion of applicable trainings including abuse prevention and anti-racism dismantling racism and achieving racial justice and healing trainings;