Throughout the year, CRRC hosts a variety of educational activities, celebrations and events to create awareness and understanding of race related issues. Follow our Calendar and Facebook page to learn about upcoming events.



CRRC provides advocacy and support to individuals and families affected by racism and discrimination in Peterborough. Advocacy may include consultation, intervention, and conflict resolution for organizations and groups. 


Collaboration and partnership opportunities are necessary for building positive race relations in the community. Through collaboration, the CRRC works with community partners to host programs and events in Peterborough that are designed to educate, advocate, and build community.


Education is a core service of CRRC. Education includes training classes and immersive workshops for groups, organizations and businesses and are designed to meet specific needs and learning objectives. For more information, please visit the Education page on our website. 

Partnerships & Networks

Collaboration with Peterborough institutions, organizations and community groups has been a mainstay throughout the history of CRRC.

City of Peterborough, OPIRG Peterborough,  New Canadians Centre (NCC), Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC), TEACH Outside the Box Social Justice Education, Diverse Nature Collective (DNC), ReFrame Film Festival, Sadleir House, Trent Levy Council, Centre for Women and Trans People (CWTP), BLM Nogojiwanong, DEI Network, Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre (KSAC), Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) and more!


A resource hub for educators, employers, students, youth, and anyone looking for info on race, anti-racism, and anti-discrimination.

City of Peterborough
The CRRC was founded in 1982 by a Mayor’s Committee and continues to be supported by the City of Peterborough. We gratefully acknowledge their ongoing financial support.

Guide to Workplace Bullying

New Canadians Centre Peterborough
The New Canadians Centre Peterborough (NCC) is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to supporting immigrants, refugees and other newcomers in the Peterborough and Northumberland regions.

Ontario Human Rights Commission

Ontario Public Interest Research Group-Peterborough
Established in 1976, OPIRG Peterborough is a campus-based, community-oriented, non-profit organization committed to research, education and action on social justice and environmental issues.

Peterborough Immigration Partnership (PIP) 
In 2008, in an effort to create a cohesive regional response to the emerging needs of newcomers, the City of Peterborough and the New Canadians Centre joined together with over twenty-five local organizations to establish the Peterborough Partnership Council on Immigrant Integration. Now known as the Peterborough Immigration Partnership.

Peterborough Pride
Peterborough Pride exists to support & celebrate people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, honour and give thanks to those who have come before us, and contribute to the resilient spirit and courage of the present struggle for our human rights.

Trent Centre for Community-Based Education
The Trent Centre for Community-Based Education is an independent, non-profit organization that connects students and faculty with local organizations to create community-based research, service learning and experiential education opportunities that enhance the social, environmental, cultural and economic health of our communities.
A website for those who are either thinking of immigrating to Canada, or who have recently arrived. It contains information to help you decide if you want to live in Peterborough and how to get settled here.