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September 2019

Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group

This space is held specifically to process how white supremacy culture is toxic to white people. The hope is that by joining this space, white people will be better able to allow for the emotional needs of people of color to take priority in multi-racial spaces.

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September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

The Way Home: Women Talk About Race in America- Film Screening

Over the course of eight months, sixty-four women representing a cross-section of cultures (Indigenous, African-American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian, European-American, Jewish, Latina, and Multiracial) came together to share their experience of racism in America. With uncommon courage, the women speak their hearts and minds about resistance, love, assimilation, standards of beauty, power, school experiences, and more. Their candid conversations offer rare access into multi-dimensional worlds invisible to outsiders. Screening co-sponsored by Middlebury SURJ. $10 suggested donation. Entry by donation. Additional Screening¬†…

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September 11 @ 4:00 am - 6:00 pm
Marquis Theatre & Cafe, 5 Main St
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States

The Way Home: Women Talk About Race in America- Film Screening

Over the course of eight months, sixty-four women representing a cross-section of cultures (Indigenous, African-American, Arab/Middle Eastern, Asian, European-American, Jewish, Latina, and Multiracial) came together to share their experience of racism in America. With uncommon courage, the women speak their hearts and minds about resistance, love, assimilation, standards of beauty, power, school experiences, and more. Their candid conversations offer rare access into multi-dimensional worlds invisible to outsiders. Screening co-sponsored by Middlebury SURJ. $10 suggested donation. Entry by donation. Additional Screening¬†…

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September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Marquis Theatre & Cafe, 5 Main St
Middlebury, VT 05753 United States

Fair Trade 101: Global Trade and Racism

This presentation touches on the history of global trade and how it has historically comes 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. FREE.

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September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

Talking With Kids About Racism

Tuesdays, September 17, 24, and October 1 This three-part program is designed for all who are concerned about the impact of racism and/or white privilege on our children. Talking about race and racism can be difficult — especially with children. But that does not mean we shouldn’t have these conversations. This three part discussion group addresses the impact of racism on our children. It is designed to help white people discuss these issues with children in a meaningful and age-appropriate…

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September 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Saint Michael’s College, Colchester, VT United States
$75

Undeterred Film Screening

Undeterred is a documentary about community resistance in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. Since NAFTA, 9/11 and the Obama and Trump administrations border residents have been on the front-lines of the humanitarian crisis caused by increased border enforcement build up. Undeterred is an intimate and unique portrait of how residents in a small rural community, caught in the cross-hairs of global geo-political forces, have mobilized to demand their rights and to provide aid to injured, often times to…

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September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Starksboro Public Library, 2827 VT-116
Starksboro, VT 05487 United States

October 2019

Cocoa Campaign Presentation

This presentation focuses on the issue of child slavery and human trafficking in the cocoa industry. It is designed to educate, brainstorm solutions and create tangible action steps that fit each participant. Stick around after the presentation for our New Volunteer Orientation to learn more about how to get involved with our work.

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October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

February 2020

Cocoa Campaign Presentation

This talk focuses on the issues of child slavery and human trafficking in the cocoa industry. It is designed to educate, brainstorm solutions and create tangible action steps that fit each participant. For more information, contact: [email protected] or 802-863-2345 x3

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February 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Morrisville Co-op, 46 Pleasant Street
Morrisville, VT 05661
Free
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