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!

We charge a fee for many of our publicly hosted programs. No individual is turned away from any of our our programs due to a lack of funds. People under 25 are not expected to contribute financially. We ask those who are able to pay full price or more for our programs to do. This helps keep our programs financially accessible to all, regardless of income. Not sure if you should pay less, more, or nothing? View our Sliding Scale document to find an amount that feels appropriate to you.

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Seeing & Disrupting Racism: A Focus on White Fragility

Online

EVENT REGISTRATION IS FULL —This introductory-level workshop defines racism and white fragility, explores how white fragility perpetuates racism, and gives ways to disrupt that cycle. This workshop was developed for predominantly white audiences, but all are welcome. Space is limited, registration is required (register below). Suggested donation $10, no one turned away for lack of...

White Fragility Four-Part Book Discussion

Online

EVENT REGISTRATION IS FULL   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...

Free

Fair Trade Labels Presentation

Online

Explore the differences between Fair Trade Certifications, Fair Trade Membership Organizations, and Direct Trade to help us better understand the Fair Trade Movement. Register below to receive the Zoom call information! For more information, contact: [email protected] or 802-863-2345 x3. Fill out my LGL form!

Free

Prospective Facilitator Gathering

Online

Join us to learn about becoming a facilitator of our educational programs. The evening will include an overview of our programs, explanation of our educational philosophies, nuts and bolts of working for PJC, and time for you to share your experiences and interest. People from around the state are needed. To register email Kina Thorpe...

Free

POC Affinity Group

Online

This program is led by and for people of color. Building off of conversations from the last meeting, this meeting will explore the ideas of healing and community building between communities of color. Time will be spent in caucuses, but there will be time spent in full community in the beginning and end. You do...

Free

Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group

Online

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. Space is limited and registration is required....

Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group

Online

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. Space is limited and registration is required....

$10

Fair Trade Labels Presentation

Online

Explore the differences between Fair Trade Certifications, Fair Trade Membership Organizations, and Direct Trade to help us better understand the Fair Trade Movement. Register below to receive the Zoom call information! For more information, contact: [email protected] or 802-863-2345 x3. Fill out my LGL form!

Free

Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group

Online

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. Space is limited and registration is required....

$10

Songs for Hope: Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Burlington Waterfront Burlington

We will gather on the Burlington waterfront near the boathouse for a vigil in honor of the 75th anniversary of the US dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Join us in singing folk songs and lighting candle boats. Please where masks and observe physical distancing outside your pod.

Free

Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group

Online

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. Space is limited and registration is required....

$10 – $15

Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group

Online

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. Space is limited and registration is required....

$10 – $15

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].