North Andover's Race Amity Day

We're going virtual!

Join a live-streamed event on Sunday, June 14th @ 4:00 pm

This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no in-person event for Race Amity Day. However, the National Center for Race Amity is hosting a live event one hour program: “Reset To Our Destiny – E Pluribus Unum.” The event will stream live 4PM-5PM Eastern time. It will be hosted by award-winning journalist Celeste Headlee and feature 24+ additional speakers.

  • Free and open to all
  • Stream the event live from any device

Participants Include:

  • Penn Badgley (Actor)
  • Andrea Baker (American European Diva)
  • Charlie Baker (Governor of Massachusetts)
  • Alvin Bitsilly (Performing artist, Administrator, Native American Baha’i Institute)
  • Ken Bowers (Secretary, National Spiritual Assembly of Baha’is of the United States)
  • Johnetta Cole (Chair & President National Council of Negro Women)
  • Liz Cheng (General Manager, World Channel)
  • Xernona Clayton (Civil Rights Icon and Trumpet Awards Founder)
  • Ben Cohen (Co founder Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream)
  • Bill Cohen (Former US Secretary of Defense, Author)
  • Janet Langhart Cohen (Journalist, Playwright, and Author)
  • Johnetta Cole (Chair and President National Council of Negro Women)
  • Joy DeGruy (Scholar Social Commentator)
  • Regie Gibson (Hip Hop/Spoken Word Artist)
  • Andy Grammar (Recording Artist)
  • Red Grammar (Recording Artist)
  • Robert Henderson, (Board Chair, National Center for Race Amity)
  • Dolores Huerta (Civil Rights Icon and Founder, Dolores Huerta Foundation)
  • Debby Irving (Author and Activist)
  • Cortney King-Tunis (Co-founder, Pantsuit Nation)
  • Mitch Landrieu (Former Mayor New Orleans)
  • Noam Marans (National Dir. for Interfaith Relations, American Jewish Committee)
  • Don Mullan (Founder, Hope Initiatives International)
  • Colette Phillips (Social Activist, Founder Get Konnected)
  • Kylaa Powell (Teacher, Navajo Nation)
  • Howard Ross (Author and Activist)
  • Salabye Slimko (Retired teacher, Navajo Nation Public Schools)
  • William H. Smith (Founding Executive Director, National Center for Race Amity)
  • Rainn Wilson (Actor, Comedian)
  • William Winter (Former Governor of Mississippi)

At the end of 2015 the Massachusetts Legislature passed the Race Amity Day Bill (H 2745,Chapter 163 of Acts of 2105). This first in the nation legislation was signed into law and celebrated in a State House ceremony with Governor Charlie Baker in February of 2016. The Bill was the outgrowth of work at the National Center for Race Amity at Wheelock College Boston.