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June 2019

The Hate U Give book discussion

This is part of a book discussion series hosted by the Peace & Justice Center. As Vermonters, it is crucial that we each understand and acknowledge the generational harm that systemic racism causes on the lived experiences of people of color in this state. When a moral society shuns overt acts of racism and bigotry, communities must actively work towards becoming anti-racist in all forms from daily microaggressions and microinvalidations in the workplace or in our schools to championing legal…

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June 9 @ 12:00 pm - June 27 @ 8:00 pm
St Albans Recreation Department, 39 Barlow St
St Albans City, VT 05478 United States
$50

Building a Progressive Future: A Night with New Leaders Council Vermont

Meet the inaugural cohort of New Leaders Council Vermont and learn how you can be involved in 2020. Tickets include a delicious dinner from Woodbelly Pizza, a drink, and dessert from Nutty Steph’s at the beautiful Granite Museum in Barre, Vermont. Special guest speakers include: Mary Moulton, MPA, Executive Director of Washington County Mental Health Services More speakers to be announced! New Leaders Council provides leadership training to collaborate, promote and implement inclusive based programs and policy in Vermont by…

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June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Granite Museum, 7 Jones Brothers Way
Barre, VT 05461 United States

Fair Trade 101: Global Trade and Racism

This presentation touches on the history of global trade and how it has historically come at the expense of marginalizing native nations. The Fair Trade Movement came about as an alternative trading system to ensure that producers in the Global South are given access to the global market, but also provided with basic human rights. Stick around after the event to learn about volunteer opportunities at PJC. For more information contact store@pjcvt.org or 802-863-2345 x3

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June 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

The Fire This Time book discussion

Description:This is part of a book discussion series hosted by the Peace & Justice Center. As Vermonters, it is crucial that we each understand and acknowledge the generational harm that systemic racism causes on the lived experiences of people of color in this state. When a moral society shuns overt acts of racism and bigotry, communities must actively work towards becoming anti-racist in all forms from daily microaggressions and microinvalidations in the workplace or in our schools to championing legal…

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June 23 @ 4:00 pm - August 26 @ 7:30 pm

July 2019

Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans For Peace, Chapter 57 Meeting and Picnic

The Will Miller Green Mountain Veterans For Peace, Chapter 57 is gathering at the New Shelter in Hubbard Park in Montpelier on July 3 at 2:00pm for a meeting and picnic. Please bring your own picnic lunch. We will also marching in the Montpelier parade afterwards at 5:30pm. Please join us. Contact Richard Czaplinski at rczaplinski@madriver.com for more information.

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July 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Hubbard Park, Montpelier,

Frederick Douglass Reading

Join us to read Frederick Douglass’ most famous speech, originally delivered on July 5, 1852. Declining to speak on the 4th of July, Douglass instead castigated the United States for decades of slavery and injustice. Come and add your voice to this statewide public reading sponsored the Vermont Humanities Council and Brown n’ Out. — In 1852, Frederick Douglass, one of our nation’s greatest orators and abolitionists, was asked to speak at an event commemorating the signing of the Declaration…

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July 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Burlington City Hall, 149 Church St.
Burlington, 05401 United States
Free

“Black is the Body” book discussion

LIMITED SPACE LEFT This is part of a book discussion series hosted by the Peace & Justice Center. As Vermonters, it is crucial that we each understand and acknowledge the generational harm that systemic racism causes on the lived experiences of people of color in this state. When a moral society shuns overt acts of racism and bigotry, communities must actively work towards becoming anti-racist in all forms from daily microaggressions and microinvalidations in the workplace or in our schools…

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July 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
$50
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