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November 2017

Benefit Bake with American Flatbread

November 20th Come join us as we break bread in support of the PJC! From 5:30pm-11:30pm, pop into Flatbread on St. Paul St in Burlington for dinner and $3.50 of each large flatbread and $1.75 of each small flatbread will be donated to the center. This is a great opportunity to eat some delicious food and support the work we do! You can get on the seating wait list starting at 4pm by calling 802-861-2999. Visit their website at http://americanflatbread.com/restaurants/burlington-vt/…

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November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
American Flatbread, 115 Saint Paul Street
Burlington, VT 05401 United States

Nonviolent Engagement in Conflict

November 27, 29, Monday, Wednesday, 6:30-8pm Nonviolent Engagement in Conflict, This program explores how addressing conflict nonviolently can be a positive and effective way to grow and change individually, deepen relationships, and support social justice in all aspects of our lives. Cost: $40 for the General Public and $20 for Current PJC Members/Volunteers. People under the age of 25 are not expected to contribute financially. No one will be turned away for lack of funds Registration form link: https://goo.gl/forms/OOabXpfjs41Inwda2

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November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
December 2017

December Toxic Whiteness Bag Lunch Discussion Group

Each discussion group will begin with a different reading, video, or audio file that sets the tone for a facilitated discussion. It is harmful to racial justice work when white people’s emotional needs are prioritized over those of people of color in multi-racial spaces. This space is held specifically for white people, to help process how white supremacy culture is toxic to white communities and individuals. It seeks to help people who experience white privilege see and understand how undoing…

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December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

Free Trade vs. Fair Trade

Participate in International Human Rights day by attending this educational event by learning the basic information about globalization and how policies & practices have paved the way for huge companies to profit at the expense of people and the planet. Shows how the Fair Trade movement & principles seek to, at a minimum, counterbalance these atrocities.

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December 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

John Lews- Get in the Way Screening

The first biographical documentary about John Lewis. An inspiring portrait of one man cast into extraordinary times and his unhesitating dedication to seeking justice for the marginalized and ignored. The film spans more than half a century, tracing Lewis’ journey of courage, confrontations and hard-won triumphs. With sponsorship from VT PBS.

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December 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Big Picture Theater & Cafe, 48 Carroll Rd
Waitsfield, VT 05673

Nonviolent Activism 101

Participants will learn aspects of Kingian Nonviolence, build knowledge of successful nonviolent campaigns, explore how their own identities impact this work and engage in role play. This program is designed to help unlock meaningful ways to work towards social justice and peace without perpetuating cycles of violence.   Cost: $30 for the General Public and $15 for Current PJC Members/Volunteers. People under the age of 25 are not expected to contribute financially. No one will be turned away for lack…

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December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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