Manasota Anti-Racism Coalition

Mission:  To foster communication and build a support structure for local organizations to combat institutional racism and white supremacy.

Membership is open to local groups actively engaged in fighting racism and advancing the cause of equity and justice. Annual membership dues are $10.

Statement of the Manasota Anti-Racism Coalition on the Urgent Need to Confront Racism and White Supremacy

Sign on to the Statement to show your support.  If you sign the statement you are granting permission for your name to be published as a supporter.  You will also be added to the Coalition email list.

The following organizations and individuals have signed on to support the MARC Statement:

The Multicultural Health Institute

Brady Sarasota

Humanists of Sarasota Bay

Unity of Sarasota

        Judy Kenley                       David Helgager

        Peg Tams                          Rev. Dr. Suzi Schadle

        Doug Francis                     Catherine Ellis

        Amy Weinberger                Terry Needell

        Julia Albanese                    Pat Halperin

        Lisa Radomsky                  Jarred Wilson

        Alexandra Vargas               Melody Culp

        Edward Loomis                  Oliver Gale

        Mary Lee Slettehaugh         Lee Buechler

        Catherine Bonner               Brandy Austin

        Rev. Glen Graczyk              Lillie Brock

        Florence Shelton-Clark        Evan Farrar

        Sarah Melcher                    Nina Tortelli

        Ed Sabol                            Valerie Buchand

        Carol Rescigno                   Sheila Daley

        Lorrie Simmons                  Jacqueline Wands

        Katelyn Grimmett               Annelise Adams

Member Organizations

Next Regular Meeting:  July 18, 2020

If your organization is interested in becoming a member of the Coalition,

please email:

Upcoming Events


Access the Sarasota Activist Calendar here and find out what events the PEACenter is sponsoring.



We have a local speakers bureau, a resource library and links to local organizations working for social change.

Get Active 


A number of local groups work under our umbrella including the local anti-racist coalition.  Please reach out to us to get involved.


The PEACenter is an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace, justice, and non-violent social change.

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​Telephone: 941-545-5635