Join Parents of Black Children on Saturday, August 7 for the March for Black Students The first annual March for Black Students took place in August of 2020. In the year since we have seen a number of changes within the education system thanks to the 10 demands issued as part of last year’s march. However, these changes do not go far enough and are not clear enough to offer significant impacts for Black children. More concerningly, in our work with parents across this province, Parents of Black Children is seeing first hands how systems and institutions are harming our children…
An acknowledged expert on Canada's residential school system, Dr. Milloy will share his experience as the director of research and special adviser for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (2008-2015). As a member of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples (1991-1996), Dr. Milloy researched and produced a detailed report, which was later published as a book A National Crime: The Canadian Government and the Residential School System, 1879 to 1986.
TRC and MMIWG calls to action
Join us in recognizing National Truth and Reconciliation Day in Peterborough! Show up in your orange shirt to demonstrate our collective solidarity! We'll gather in the parking lot for some brief reflections and will take a group photo. Please wear a mask, and self-screen before coming
Reconciling Labour Market Information is an inaugural forum that provides an opportunity to identify, discuss and acknowledge Indigenous Labour Market Information (LMI) in Canada. This important discussion will focus on how we, as LMI professionals, academic leaders, Indigenous communities, business groups and municipalities can work together to ensure equity, diversity, and inclusion with regards to LMI collection, dissemination and usage. This unique event provides an opportunity for the project team to demonstrate and gather feedback on its newly developed Indigenous LMI platform, a first-of-its-kind solution that documents and reports on Indigenous LMI. Register here.
Join BIPOC United Support at Trent, and Trent International, in welcoming Shaun Sutherland for Money Matters! The event will take place over Zoom on the 24th of November, 2021 @ 6:00pm!This is an event to learn how to budget how to manage your money as BIPOC folks. We KNOW Money Matters — so each individual who comes to the event and engages with the event will be put into a raffle to win $100, $50 (2) or $25 (2) grocery gift-cards!Register here: https://bit.ly/MoneyMattersBIPOC
With Elder Dr. Shirley Williams and Dr. John Milloy. Elder Dr. Shirley Williams is from the Wikwemikong First Nation on Manitoulin Island. She is professor emerita at Trent University and a foremost researcher, teacher and protector of Anishinaabemowin. She is the author of numerous books, including Shoolee: The Early Years and an upcoming book on her residential school experiences. Shirley attended residential school in Spanish, Ontario and she will share her experiences and stories from that time. Dr. John Milloy is a professor emeritus from Trent University. He is a leading scholar in the area of treaties and Canada’s residential…
The workshop is meant for those with an intermediate understanding of Anti-Racism. Moving beyond Diversity 101 we will dig deeper to move past fragility. This workshop will help you begin to build up stamina and break through the wall of defensiveness associated with White /fragility.
Moving BEYOND The White Fragility Echo Chamber: “#ListenToBlackPeople” The book White Fragility has become a cultural touchstone for our time. Most white people, though, report having no regular contact with non-white people and can only discuss race in an “echo chamber” of other white frames of reference. Internet webinar technology to the rescue! With black workshop facilitator Nanette D. Massey of Buffalo, N.Y., this is your chance to contextualize race from an unfiltered, real world experience rather than theory. Frank and practical, Massey's goal is to leave audiences with self-clarity and the ability to participate in conversations within their own…
During Black History Month, watch this acclaimed documentary by Roger McTair about a group of unsung heroes in Canada’s fight for Black civil rights. (Free to stream on demand.) Then join us on Zoom on Feb. 25 for a discussion. Film link: https://www.nfb.ca/film/journey_to_justice/ This event is hosted by Zingha. Visit our website, https://www.zingha.ca/ for information on anti-black racism.