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November 2019

POC in VT 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. The topic of this month’s discussion has yet to be determined. If there are specific topics you’d like to discuss, please contact Kina at [email protected]

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November 14, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

Seeing & Disrupting Racism: A Focus on White Fragility

Addressing racism should not be the responsibility of those who experience it. In this workshop, developed for predominantly white audiences, you’ll learn about the concept of white fragility, how it perpetuates racism, and specific ways to disrupt that cycle. For more information, contact: [email protected] or 802-863-2345 x9

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November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
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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November 18, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

Fiber Fair Friday

Mark your calendars! The Heritage Winooski Mill Museum is excited to announce our next event! Fiber Fair Friday will feature a variety of handmade goods made by artisans working in fiber arts. With the holidays quickly approaching, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to pick up some unique and locally made gifts for your loved ones! Co-sponsored by the Peace & Justice Center.

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November 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Heritage Winooski Mill Museum, 20 Winooski Falls Way Suite 302
Winooski, VT 05404 United States
Free

December 2019

Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group

This space is held for white people to 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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December 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

January 2020

Talking With Kids About Racism

Wednesdays January 15, 22, and 29 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 program is for all who are concerned about the impact of racism and/or white privilege on our children. Learn tools to discuss these issues with children in a meaningful and age-appropriate way through resources, discussion, and role playing. Co-Sponsored by The Schoolhouse.   Free for people until 25. No one…

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January 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Schoolhouse Learning Center, 8 Catkin Dr
South Burlington, VT 05403 United States
Fees Vary

Fair Trade Labels Presentation

Explore the differences between Fair Trade Certifications, Membership Organizations, and Direct Trade to better understand the Fair Trade Movement. Stay after to learn about volunteering at the PJC.

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January 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

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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January 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free

February 2020

Iran Teach In

Join us to learn about current events and the history of Iran. Hear the perspective and poetry of Iranian-Americans and Iranians living in the US. Tea and snacks provided.

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February 1 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fletcher Free Library, 235 College 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 harmful 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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February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Peace & Justice Center, 60 Lake Street, Suite 1C
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
Free
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