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Laura Hill

 

Laura Hill is the President and Executive Director of  Virginia Racial Healing Institute.  She is the founder of Coming to the Table -  Historic Triangle, a chapter of Coming to the Table, a national racial reconciliation organization.  As executive director, she launched and plans three annual community programs to bring diverse people together to have civil conversations about race - the Greater Williamsburg National Day of Racial Healing,  Journey to Racial Healing, and Heal Greater Williamsburg, Heal the Nation Community Day.  In 2023 her popular column "Building a Bigger Table," earned  a first place column writing award from the Virgina Press Association.  Laura  serves on the City of Williamsburg's first-ever Truth and Reconciliation Committee, the Racial Trauma committee of the Greater Williamsburg Trauma-Informed Community Network (GW-TICN) and James City County's Social Services Advisory Board. She also co-chairs  Coming to the Table's National Reparations Working Group.

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