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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

Free

Guided Meditation Hike at Fleming Sculpture Forest (Haliburton)

Hosted by Alecia Golding, Director of Student Life, Frost Student Association. Organized by Diversity & Inclusion Services, Fleming College as part of Fleming’s Black Futures Month. To register and for more information use the QR code on this event's main page, or email diversity@flemingcollege.ca

Free

Guided Meditation Hike at Ken Reid Park (Lindsay)

Hosted by Alecia Golding, Director of Student Life, Frost Student Association. Organized by Diversity & Inclusion Services, Fleming College as part of Fleming’s Black Futures Month. To register and for more information use the QR code on this event's main page, or email diversity@flemingcollege.ca

Free

Diversity & Allyship in the Conservation and Environmental Industry

Virtual Event (Zoom)

A live virtual talk by Patricia Wilson, Diverse Nature Collective. Organized by Diversity & Inclusion Services, Fleming College as part of Fleming’s Black Futures Month. For more information: diversity@flemingcollege.ca

Free

CRRC’s AGM: Voices for Action Against Racism in Peterborough

The Community Race Relations Committee (CRRC) is hosting an Annual General Meeting and community panel event on Tuesday, May 17th at 7pm-9pm. The hybrid event is accessible virtually via Zoom and in-person at the Unitarian Fellowship of Peterborough and Beth Israel Congregation on 775 Weller Street in Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 4X4. The event agenda includes AGM business followed by the featured program to launch CRRC’s return to in-person events and programming for positive race relations in Peterborough. Centered on the theme of Voices for Action Against Racism in Peterborough, the special program features Yvonne Lai, Director of Community Development from the…

BIPOC Healing: After Hours Social

KitCoffee 144 Hunter Street West, Peterborough, Ontario

The BIPOC Healing: After-Hours Social on Thursday, June 9th is hosted and organized by Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough and KitCoffee, located on 144 Hunter Street W in Nogojiwanong | Peterborough. We are joined by the Kawartha World Issues Centre and the Diverse Nature Collective to provide an informed and inclusive space for folks to gather and be held as a community in the process of collectively recovering from the derecho storm - a clear symptom of intensifying climate change - along with the compounded impacts of the recent mass shootings that impacted Black and Latinx communities in the United States. In light of these events, we recognize the need…