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Emancipation Day

After years of campaigning by Black legislators and community advocates, Canada on Sunday is officially marking the abolishment of slavery nearly 200 years ago in its first nationwide Emancipation Day.

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Del Crary Park

Would you please join Curve Lake First Nation and Hiawatha First Nation members to recognize Indigenous children who lost their lives at residential schools in Canada?

March for Black Students

https://app.tieit.io/pages/live/621/MarchforBlackStudents2021

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…

#itsfridayimstill

The Olympics has us thinking about the importance of prioritizing our mental health. Join us @kawartha_sac@parn4counties today at 230pm EST to have a discussion on mental health during the pandemic.

#itsfridayimstill

#ItsFridayImStill....advocating for youth. Join us, @kawartha_sac and @parn4countiestomorrow at 12pm EST with Mel Compton from Canadian Roots Exchange. #crrc #ksac #parn

Virtual talk by Dr. John Milloy

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.

Free

Sacred Fire

Sacred Fire

Free

Rally

TRC and MMIWG calls to action

Free

Orange Shirts in Solidarity!

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

Free

Trans Day of Remembrance Candlelit Vigil

Confederation Park 500 George Street North, Peterborough, ON

4:30 p.m., Confederation Park. This is an open community event to honour trans people lost to anti-trans violence. Contact marty@parn.ca for more information.

Indigenous Labour Market Information Forum

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.

Money Matters!

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

Pine Tree Talk Series: Residential School Policies and Stories

Virtual Event (Zoom)

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…

“White Fragility” Zoom session with Nanette D. Massey

Virtual Event (Zoom)

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…

Journey to Justice — Film

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.

Free

Farming & Food Equity

Virtual Event (Zoom)

A live virtual talk by Cheyenne Sundance, Founder of Sundance Harvest Farm. Organized by Diversity & Inclusion Services, Fleming College as part of Fleming’s Black Futures Month. For more information and to register: diversity@flemingcollege.ca

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