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Film: I Am Not Your Negro

Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough 775 Weller St., Peterborough, Ontario

February 1, 7:00-9:30 pm. Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough
This acclaimed 2017 film is “a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter,” and “a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using James Baldwin’s original words and flood of rich archival material.” Mature subject matter. Free admission. (Small donations for costs and refreshments accepted.) Followed by discussion, with special guest Rosemary Sadlier, who played a lead role in bringing Black History Month to Ontario.

Free

Many Windows, One Light 2019: Towards a Caring and Welcoming Community

The Mount Community Centre 1545 Monaghan Road, Peterborough, Ontario

February 9, 1:00-6:30 pm (including potluck dinner). The Mount Community Centre.
Join in an inspired afternoon of story-sharing, community dialogue and connection about the best local, proactive responses to hate. Together we'll discover synergies and next steps among activists, community leaders and groups doing work on these issues. Opening “provocateur”: Bernie Farber, Chair, Canadian Anti-Hate Network. FREE, but come prepared to participate deeply.

Free

Soul II: Roots & Rights

Calvary Church 1421 Lansdowne St West, Peterborough, Ontario

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2:00 pm, Calvary Church, Peterborough
The 100 voices of the Peterborough Singers, conducted by Syd Birrell — featuring special guests Aadin Church and Divine Brown.

$10 – $30

Journey to Justice

This documentary by Roger McTair is about Canada's unsung heroes in the fight for Black civil rights. Please watch the film (free) any time during Black History Month. https://www.nfb.ca/film/journey_to_justice/ Then join us on February 27th at 7 pm for a discussion on Journey to Justice and chances to win prizes. This event is hosted by Zingha. Please visit our website, https://www.zingha.ca/ for information on our Black History Month contest for children and youth. The winner of this contest will be announced on February 27th at 7:00 pm.

Free

ReFrame and Race

Let's chat about the films we saw, and what they inspire us to do. Co-hosted by CRRC and the Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough. Join us on Zoom at: https://tinyurl.com/reframe-and-race

Anti-Racism in Practice: Making Connections, Completing the Circle Part 1

This interactive, engaging 3 part workshop series runs over 3 consecutive Thursdays — Feb. 11, 18 & 25. Delivered by CRRC through the Question of Care training initiative, it will examine ways to develop, maintain, and protect relationships with diverse and BIPOC communities using a Medicine Wheel framework. Through the series, participants will explore options for assessing individual and organizational anti-racist/anti-oppressive practices and identify concrete actions for becoming anti-racist.

$59 – $99

Anti-Racism in Practice: Making Connections, Completing the Circle Part 2

This interactive, engaging 3 part workshop series runs over 3 consecutive Thursdays — Feb. 11, 18 & 25. Delivered by CRRC through the Question of Care training initiative, it will examine ways to develop, maintain, and protect relationships with diverse and BIPOC communities using a Medicine Wheel framework. Through the series, participants will explore options for assessing individual and organizational anti-racist/anti-oppressive practices and identify concrete actions for becoming anti-racist.

$59 – $99

Anti-Racism in Practice: Making Connections, Completing the Circle Part 3

This interactive, engaging 3 part workshop series runs over 3 consecutive Thursdays — Feb. 11, 18 & 25. Delivered by CRRC through the Question of Care training initiative, it will examine ways to develop, maintain, and protect relationships with diverse and BIPOC communities using a Medicine Wheel framework. Through the series, participants will explore options for assessing individual and organizational anti-racist/anti-oppressive practices and identify concrete actions for becoming anti-racist.

$59 – $99

Diversity “Speed Dating”

Here is your opportunity to engage in conversations on diversity, equity & inclusion in a "speed dating" format. This fun and interactive event hosted by the Trent Association of Black Students (TABS) and the Community Race Relations Committee (CRRC) will create brave and safe spaces for intergenerational discussions in diversity.

Free