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CRRC in the Community

CRRC Kwanzaa Feast! FREE!

Celebrate Kwanzaa with the Community Race Relations Committee by enjoying a FREE ethnic meal! This feast will take place on the day of Ujima, Collective Work & Responsibility.
Dec 28, 6 – 9:30 pm @ the Lions Club 347 Burnham St.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1582050701872046/

Charmaine Magumbe, CRRC’s Chair and Recipient of the YWCA Peace Award!

“Charmaine Magumbe says peace is like a quilt. She made the comparison during a speech on Friday morning (Nov. 24) after accepting the 2017 YMCA Peace Medal. ‘I’m not a quilt maker, but when you are creating a quilt you use different pieces of material. Sometimes the pieces you use are what some people have […]

CBC’s The Current Interview with Lynn Gehl, Local Activist

In this CBC The Current Interview Lynn Gehl talks about Indigenous knowledge, Cultural Genocide, Akikpautik, and the extinguishment in the Land Claims Process.

The “Let Love Reign” Rally

Let Love Reign Rally, Peterborough, August 2017

Over 300 peace-loving people gathered at the Hate-Free Peace Vigil in Peterborough to show their solidarity with those who have experienced or are experiencing racism and bigotry in our society.

15000+ Years and Counting

Great Blue Heron

In an attempt to broaden the discussion around Canada’s 150 anniversary, CRRC has collaborated with the Curve Lake Cultural Centre in an exhibit exploring Nogojiwanong’s First People and the making of Curve Lake First Nation.

Nogojiwanong Youth Solidarity Initiative

The Nogojiwanong Youth Solidarity Initiative (NYSI) brought together local Indigenous, recent Syrian refugee, and other Newcomer and immigrant communities in a unique evening of cultural sharing and connection through food, conversation, music and dance.