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CRRC AGM 2023: Spring Into ReconciliAction
« All Events CRRC AGM 2023: Spring into ReconciliAction March 21 @ 6:00 pm – March 1 @ 8:30 pm Join the CRRC on Tuesday, March 21st for our Annual General Meeting followed by the ReconciliAction Award Ceremony and Keynote honouring Lynn Gehl. The event theme: “Spring into ReconciliAction” serves to honour the ReconciliAction Award Recipient, Lynn
CRRC Black History Month 2023 Events
https://youtu.be/_3CDvhF78XQ On February 1st, 2023 @ 4pm, the Community Race Relations Committee held a virtual launch for Black History Month 2023 in the Nogojiwanong/Peterborough, Ontario community. The live dialogue was facilitated by Harriet (Isioma) Okonji, CRRC’s Communications & Marketing Placement Student from the Trent School of Busines. Speakers included CRRC Team Members: Adebayo Makanju, Program &
CRRC 40th Anniversary Celebration November 5th @ 2pm-5pm
Join us in celebration CRRC’s 40th Anniversary on November 5th @ 2pm-5pm at the Emmanuel United Church on 534 George St. N
Truth & Reconciliation Day
On the National Day of Truth & Reconciliation, we honour the missing children and Survivors of residential schools and their families, descendants, and Indigenous communities across Turtle Island.
IG Live: Connect, Converse & Challenge Colonialism
Join the CRRC on Instagram Live at @racerelationsptbo throughout the month of October as we connect, converse, and challenge colonialism with local Indigenous changemakers from across the Michi Saagiig Anishinaabe territory.
“Many Indigenous leaders have publicly stated that apologies aren’t enough. Or worse, they are meaningless in a situation where the abuse continues. Late author and Stolo Elder Lee Maracle once said, “I can forgive you for stepping on my foot but you’ve got to step off first.” Land must be returned.”