NEWS

Recognizing 100 years of Royal Oak Township

100 years Strong (1921-2021)

At the end of 2021 the Friends of Royal Oak Township and the Truth Toward Reconciliation initiative invite you, your organization, your union, religious institution, city council or commission to REMEMBER that it was in 1921 (100 years ago) that led to the creation of a historically black community.

 

Standing strong, efforts have failed in the attempt to erase an African American community that has been located in south Oakland County for more than 100 years.   The voices of dignity, the voices of love and truth have sustained the families and residents of Royal Oak Charter Township.  This is what community resistance looks like.

 

For more information contact info@forot.org.

EVENTS

Student Essay Contest

Food Not Just for Thought!

So that the very important voices and perspectives of our children are heard, FOROT is also sponsoring an Essay Contest for 7-12 grade students. While 3 winner and 3 runner-up prizes will be awarded, all contest entries will be shared with Congress. 

 

More than 30 million children participate in the National School Lunch (NSLP) and School Breakfast Programs (SBP), and three quarters of the children in the school lunch program are from lower-income families. Improvements to school food are a key strategy to support every child’s health. The COVID-19 pandemic is increasing national attention on the critical role that school meals have in feeding children in the United States.

For more information contact Essay@forot.org.

TTR Team, Founders and Supporters
TTR Team, Founders and Supporters

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March 25 International Day of Remembranc

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URBAN AGRICULTURE

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