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Film: I Am Not Your Negro

Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough 775 Weller St., Peterborough

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

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

Anti-Oppression Workshop

Enhance your understanding of anti-oppression from the perspective of self care. Self care doesn't exist in a vacuum. The effects of oppression and privilege impact how we are able or unable to care for ourselves and this is something we need to be talking about. In this workshop, participants will learn and practice skills needed to incorporate anti-oppression in our everyday lives. Join us for this interactive session co-Facilitated by Samantha MacAndrew, Coordinator of OPIRG Peterborough and Community Race Relations Committee Coordinator, Angela Connors. This event is free, snacks are provided, and all are welcome!  Please RSVP to save your spot: https://goo.gl/forms/rxHBstO6IeB29UFv1

Free

Africville Remembered

Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board 633 Monaghan Road, Peterborough

Presentation on Africville

Free

Soul II: Roots & Rights

Calvary Church 1421 Lansdowne St West, Peterborough

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

Going Deep: Leading Conversations about Implicit Bias

Sadleir House 751 George St. N., Peterborough

Public discourse on equity and race relations is often uncomfortable. However, to be truly transformative we need these conversations to go to a deeper and more authentic place. This workshop will help you lead honest conversations with humility and respect. Join us as we dare to GO DEEP on how: To hold authentic conversations about race Reactions of discomfort and defensiveness are triggered White Fragility impacts discussions on complex issues of equity & inclusion This workshop, along with others, is part of LEVY WORKSHOP DAY and is open to anyone involved in any levy groups: staff, volunteers, boards, and membership.…

Free