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!

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White Fragility Four-Part Book Discussion

July 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT




Wednesday July 1, 8, 15 and Thursday July 23, 6:30-8pm, ONLINE.


Join Peace & Justice Center, Showing Up For Racial Justice, and the Charlotte Library for a four-part discussion on the book White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo. DiAngelo examines how white fragility develops, how it protects racial inequality, and what we can do to engage more constructively. Facilitators Susan Schoenfeld and Patricia Fontaine of the PJC and SURJ will lead you through this book as you dissect what this means for yourself and your community.

Books: A limited number of books will be available at the Charlotte Library, Phoenix Books, and other local libraries and bookstores as well online as e-books. Donations accepted for the SURJ-BTV book fund as well as for the PJC. A donation will also be made to Black Lives Matter of Greater Burlington.

Spots are limited (30). Registration is required and participants must attend all four-sessions. Priority is being given to those who live in Charlotte. If you do not live in Charlotte you will be added to a wait list and contacted if a spot opens. Registration closes June 29.

-Session 1 (July 1) will focus on: Intro, Chapter 1-2, p.ix-38
-Session 2 (July 8) will focus on: Chapters 3-5, p. 39-70 
-Session 3 (July 15) will focus on: Chapters 6-8, p. 71-113 
-Session 4 (July 23) will focus on: Chapters 9-12, p. 115-154



July 1
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT


Peace & Justice Center



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].