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February 2020

Black Beauty

Join other people of African descent in discussing the history of black beauty; how beauty standards have evolved over time, the impact of colorism and texturism, and be in community with each other as you embrace your beauty and be proud of your roots. This event is free. Snacks provided. This program was designed by and for people of African Descent. Facilitated by Zymora Cleopatra Davinchi and Jaya Touma-Shoatz. Pre-registration encouraged but not required. Register below. Fill out my LGL…

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February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mosiac Center, UVM, 633 Main St
Burlington, VT 05405 United States
Free

Free Trade vs Fair Trade

Learn 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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February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peace and justice Cetner, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

March 2020

POC Affinity Group

This program is led by people of color, for people of color. It is a monthly gathering for POC to come together to share their experiences and explore their identities. You do not have had to attend previous meetings in order to come.

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March 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peace and justice Cetner, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group

This space is held for white people to specifically process how white supremacy culture is toxic to them. 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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March 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

10th Annual Social Justice Award Celebration

Celebrate the work of Wendy Coe, co-founder of the PJC, and Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in Schools at the 10th annual Ed Everts Social Justice Award Celebration. Enjoy a chili dinner, cash bar, and silent auction! Suggested donation $25. Tickets available for purchase online by clicking here (and also below) or in the store. For more info email [email protected]   Wendy Coe Wendy is one of the founding members of the Peace & Justice Center (formerly known…

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March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Echo, 1 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
$25

Prospective Facilitator Gathering

Join us to learn about becoming a facilitator of our educational programs. The evening will include an overview of the programs we offer, explanation of our educational philosophies, and time for you to share your experiences and interest. Next steps include participation in a workshop and then becoming a paid facilitator. Programs include the following topics: non-violence, racial justice, fair trade and anti-war. People from around the state are needed so if you are interested but cannot join us in…

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March 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

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. For more information, contact: [email protected] or 802-863-2345 x3.

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March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Peace and justice Cetner, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

April 2020

Banana Industry Presentation

This industry has been dominated by three major corporations, who have maximized their profits by exploiting banana workers and the environment. Learn how Fair Trade is as an alternative to our current conventional trade systems. Stay after to learn about volunteering at the Peace and Justice Center!

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April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Peace and justice Cetner, 60 Lake St
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free
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