In the News

Marvin is incredible and genuine. His ability to challenge folks of all ages is amazing. He is passionate in his work and your time with him is never forgotten."

Jennifer D. Thorpe

Director of Residents Life

Chestnut Hill College

2/4/2022

A high school basketball tournament spirals into a debate about critical race theory

It started as a simple concept: Seize the opportunity of having hundreds of high school students from across the state together for a basketball tournament to foster conversations about racial tolerance and diversity.

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6/19/21

Juneteenth: Together We Triumph - A Soul of a Nation Special Event

Racial Reconciliation founders Marvin Worthy and Linda Thomas Worthy are interviewed about their journey fighting for racial justice in small-town, rural America. 

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9/25/20

The BLM movement found support in red, rural Pa. What will it mean for voting?

Nearly every day in early June, protesters turned out in Chambersburg’s town square to protest the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.

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7/15/20

What Black Lives Matter has revealed about small-town America

A multiracial future has appeared, along with unprecedented conversations about race.

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1/19

Racial Reconciliation of Franklin County

We talk with Marvin Worthy and Pastor Scott Bowerman, two leaders of a local group that has been meeting to discuss race, racism, and racial reconciliation in our community.

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11/17/16

Group addresses understanding, acceptance post election

In the wake of the election, a group composed of local church and community leaders sponsored a session Thursday to learn how minority communities in the area are feeling, and what they can do to help.

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11/10/16

Local voters air concerns about Trump

In a display uncharacteristic for the Chambersburg area, three demonstrators on Thursday stood at Memorial Square holding handmade “not my president” signs.

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Summer 2016

Ambassadors for Diversity Program

Marvin G. Worthy of Worthy Consulting & Training (WC&T) spent the academic year training middle school students to become Ambassadors for Diversity. Recognizing the importance of inclusive excellence in an educational setting,

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4/25/16

Church leads discussion on race relations in Chambersburg

Her white friend told her, "You don't act like them," one woman recalled. Her story fueled the Thursday afternoon discussion among pastors and community leaders about race relations in Chambersburg.

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3/23/16

United Way celebrates meeting campaign goal

United Way met its campaign goal and celebrated...

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1/17/16

Photos: 37th Annual Memorial Service for MLK

The 37th Annual Memorial Service for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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1/6/16

Community MLK memorial service scheduled

A memorial service for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is scheduled...

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3/3/15

Marvin Worthy, a leader with 'PURPOSE'

Speaker Marvin Worthy was brought to Shippensburg University by the Leader@Ship program to enlighten students about how to be a successful leader.

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