Upcoming PJC Events

The following events are hosted, organized, co-sponsored, or in collaboration with/by the Peace & Justice Center and are open to the public – we hope you can join us!

We charge a fee for many of our publicly hosted programs. No individual is turned away from any of our our programs due to a lack of funds. People under 25 are not expected to contribute financially. We ask those who are able to pay full price or more for our programs to do. This helps keep our programs financially accessible to all, regardless of income. Not sure if you should pay less, more, or nothing? View our Sliding Scale document to find an amount that feels appropriate to you.

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Building Empathy & Addressing Racial Oppression

October 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Free – $75
Wednesdays October 16, 23, 30 from 6:30-8:30pm

 

This program strives to give participants the opportunity to build skills and knowledge to engage in conversations about oppression. Participants are expected to attend all three parts of this workshop. The first session will focus on the concept of white fragility, the struggle for dominant communities to tolerate discussions on race without feeling shame, guilt, or victimization. The second session dives into myths and stereotypes in order to identify subconscious bias and how these bias affect our daily lives. The final session offers tools and guidelines for action in order to reaffirm our commitment to creating and supporting an anti-oppressive society.

 

This series is led by Hal Colston and Netdahe Stoddard.

 

Free for people under 25 yrs old. Sliding scale. Full workshop cost is $75. $50 for PJC members. Those who can pay the full price and/or more: please do. Those who can’t afford to pay: don’t sweat it.

 

Space is limited. Registration is required. Register here or below

 

For questions email [email protected] or call 863-2345 x9

 

Details

Date:
October 16, 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Cost:
Free – $75

Organizer

Peace & Justice Center
Phone:
802-863-2345
Email:
program@pjcvt.org
Website:
www.pjcvt.org

Venue

Sterling College
16 Sterling Dr
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827 United States
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Phone:
(802) 586-7711
Website:
https://sterlingcollege.edu/

If you have questions about our programming, please contact Kina Thorpe, Educational Program Manager, at [email protected] or call (802) 863-2345 x9. If you would like to volunteer at any of the Peace & Justice Center’s events, please email v[email protected].