Land Reparations & Reconciliation


Groundswell Center's involvement in LAND ACCESS & REPARATIONS efforts is a highly collaborative.  This collaborative group is called the Land Access Reparations & Reconciliation Working Group, which has created a web site of its own to serve as the landing page and central point for online communication about ongoings, events, resources and more on this important topic.  Please stay up to date by visiting the web site at: and signing up for the email list.

The Land Access R&R Working Group got started by organizing a three-part event on March 7th & 8th. More than 200 people attended a series of free workshops titled LAND ACCESS & REPARATIONS held at the Tompkins County Public Library.  Guest speaker, farmer and activist Leah Penniman from Soul Fire Farm and author of Farming While Black.

May 22nd Land RR event