Law enforcement is given enormous power, and oversight is necessary to ensure that power is just and equitable. Unlike police, sheriffs are elected by voters and have no immediate supervision. They are accountable only to the voters. That is why independent, meaningful oversight is necessary to bring accountability, transparency, and greater racial equity to Marin County.

SURJ Marin is a chapter of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) — a national network organizing white people for racial justice. We learn and act together for change and take our lead from organizations and leaders of color in Marin.

We invite you to join us!!!


‘What is SURJ Marin?’

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All-Organizers Meeting

Join us every 4th Monday in 2023 on Zoom! Anyone organizing anywhere for racial justice, or interested in getting involved, is very welcome.  Join us!

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Songs for Showing Up

Join us for a Special Evening of song with SingWithMarv Zauderer in partnership with SURJ Marin. On Wednesday 11/8 we will join together in songs to help us show up as allies and activists in our community. All songs are taught line-by-line. No singing experience needed; no

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Take Racial Justice Action anytime!

Do you want to take Racial Justice ACTION anytime, on your own time? Check out our Action News! It’s a curated list of events and actions from organizations outside SURJ Marin that are available to you on your schedule.  Click to learn more! Action News

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Video About SURJ Marin

About Surj marin

SURJ is a national network of groups and individuals working to bring more white people into the movement for racial justice. SURJ has been in Marin since the summer of 2017 when a small but mighty group of white community members saw the need to join with local communities and leaders of color in working against the racial disparities in the county. Shortly after that, we began to offer a variety of learning and action opportunities.

Since our early days, we have expanded in order to broaden our reach and we remain 100% volunteer led. Join us for a workshop, book discussion, rally, or other event. Together we can make positive change in Marin and beyond.

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