Tuesday, March 2, 2004

Creation of First Truth and Reconciliation Commission in USA Begins

by Signe Waller
The first Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in the United States is being created in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Greensboro Truth and Community Reconciliation Project (GTCRP), although extra-governmental, is building broad community support that includes local public officials and clergy people. Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Chair of the South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission, met with the Project's Local Task Force in April 2003 and endorsed the Project. More...