About Us

York… Together We Are Stronger

The Confronting Racism Coalition (CRC) is a group of volunteer York County residents committed to creating a stronger York by promoting unity, inclusion, and opportunity. The CRC includes community members, law enforcement, civic leaders, elected officials, diversity coordinators, educators, faith leaders, philanthropists and citizens—all committed to a shared mission and vision.

CRC Mission: To create sustainable change by breaking down systemic racial barriers and promoting healing, equity, and inclusion for all.

CRC Vision: York County is a place where differences are valued and equity prevails.

Who We Are:

Business/Organization Contact Person Also In Support
10,000 Acts of Kindness Joan Maruskin
Amnesty International York
Aspen Institue: Forum For Community Solutions Jamiel L. Alexander
Berkshire Hathaway Realtor Julie Wheeler
Better York Eric Menzer
Black Ministers Association of York William Kerney Ramona Kinard
Carney Engineering Josh Carney
CASA Laila Martin Earvin Gonzalez
Center for Community Engagement, York College Dominic DelliCarpini Vinny Cannizzaro
Central York School District Delma Rivera-Lytle
Crispus Attucks Association Mike Jefferson
Cultural Alliance of York County Kelley Gibson
Downtown Inc Elaine Bonneau Silas Chamberlin
Family First Health Jenny Englerth
First National Bank Claire Forbush
IDEAS Center Melissa Plotkin
Key Learning Consultants Mark Rhodes
Latinos Unidos Lou Rivera
Leadership York Wilda Alessi
Logos Academy Aaron Anderson
Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission Chad Dion Lassiter, MSW
Geoffrey Biringer, Tameka Hatcher, Reed Reynolds
REALTORS Association of York & Adams Counties Shanna Terroso Julie Wheeler
Rotary Club of York Bryan Tate
Shiloh Baptist Church Dr. Larry Walthour, Sr. Pastor and Teacher
St. Paul’s UCC Dallastown John Bair
The Movement Anu Banks
United Way of York County Anne Druck Nicole Shaffer
WellSpan Health Kim Brister
YMCA of York  New American Welcome Center Jose A Santiago
YMCA of York & York County Nacole Gaines
York City Council Michael Buckingham, Henry Nixon,
Judy RItter-Dickson, Sandie Walker,
Edquina Washington
York City Human Relations Commission Karen Fitch Ken Woerthwein, Mark Rhodes
York City Police Department Chief Troy Bankert
York City School Board Lisa Kennedy
York Co. Advisory Council of the PHRC Mobusha Cooper Mark Rhodes
York County Community Foundation Jane Conover Cathy Bollinger
York County Economic Alliance Kevin Schreiber Sully Pinos, Silas Chamberlin
York County History Center Joan Mummert
York County Republican Committee Jeff Piccola
York JCC Dani Fessler
York NAACP #2294 Ophelia Chambliss
Ken Woerthwein, Mark Rhodes, Sandra Thompson
York Traditions Bank Fay Pharo Frank
YWCA York Jean Treuthart Mark Rhodes, Monea Abdul-Majeed
Community Volunteers John Bair, Steve Baker, Rabiya Khan, George Moore, Montez Parker, Harry Sigley

Press release: CRC Public Launch