Relationships of Solidarity: A Conversation Among Racialized Communities

Date: 
Friday, Nov 24th, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Relationships of Solidarity poster

Relationships of Solidarity: A Conversation Among Racialized Communities intends to open space for Indigenous, Black, and POC youth to talk together about what solidarity looks like between and among racilalized communities.

Friday, November 24 

3pm- A talk by Toronto-based journalist and activist Desmond Cole
4pm - Coffeehouse and Conversation with BIPOC organizers:

Brendan Campbell (Opirg Peterborough)
Juliana Lesage (Trent University Native Association)
Denise Miller (Trent University Native Association)
Mehrangiz Monsef (Nogojiwanong Youth Solidarity Initiative)
Shanese Steele (Trent Central Student Association (TCSA))
Shaelyn Wabegijig (KWIC Peterborough)
Sneha Wadhwani (Peterborough Youth Empowerment)
Coty Zachariah (Canadian Federation of Students)

Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning, Trent University, Michi Saagiig Anishinaabe territory.

All are welcome to this event, which is focused on building relationships of solidarity between and among racialized communities. We will begin by hearing from several BIPOC organizers, after which all will be invited to participate in a facilitated discussion. We ask everyone to come with the common intention of holding space for BIPOC conversations and issues.

Refreshments will be served. 

Sponsored by Community Race Relations Committee of Peterborough (CRRC)TUNA - Trent University Native AssociationAging Activisms andSeeds for Justice Facilitators Collective via Canada 150 funding.

For more information, please contact youth@kwic.info.

Location: 
Gathering Space, First Peoples House of Learning, Trent University, Michi Saagiig Anishinaabe territory.
Phone: 
705-748-1680