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PJC Educational Programs & Events

Screening of 13th Thursday, May 10, 6-9 pm, at Vermont Commons School, South Burlington. Film screening followed by a panel with representatives from Black Lives Matter Greater Burlington, Peace & Justice Center, Vermont Commons School staff, and more.FREE
Saturday, May 12, 9:30-4:30 at St. Joseph School, Burlington. Keynote by Beata Tsosie-Peña of Tewa Women United.
Cocoa Campaign Sunday, May 13, 3pm, PJC. This event focuses on issues in the cocoa industry. Arrive at 2:30 for New Volunteer Orientation. FREE
 Wednesday, May 16, 12-1pm,  PJC. Ongoing monthly drop-in group specifically for white people. FREE
Thursday, May 17, 6:30-7:30pm, PJC. An evening of bonding and discussion around being a person of color in Vermont. Open to all people of color. FREE.
Saturday, May 19, 10:00-2:00, City Hall Park, Burlington. Celebrate ethics in business with kids’ activities, vendors, Jeh Kulu West African Dance and Drumming Company, free Ben & Jerry’s, and more! FREE

Seeing and Disrupting Racism with Kids
Sunday, May 20, 2-4:00, Manchester Community Library, Manchester. Define racism and white fragility to see how it perpetuates harm and learn specific ways to disrupt that cycle. We’ll also discuss age-appropriate talking with kids about racism. Cosponsored by MoveOn Manchester. By donation.

Saturday, May 26, 12pm, PJC. This event breaks down the differences between fair trade labels to help us better understand the Fair Trade Movement. Volunteer Orientation at 11:30. FREE
Nonviolence Training: Building the Nonviolence Movement Sunday, June 9 10am-5pm & Saturday, June 10, 9am-4pm. Led by Sal Monteiro and PJ Fox, from the Institute for the Study and Practice of Nonviolence.
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Community Job Opening

Let’s Grow Kids is relaunching its door-to-door canvassing campaign this summer to collect Petition signatures and they’re hiring 10 part-time Grassroots Canvassers in northern and southern Vermont to support this exciting effort! Click here to see the full job description. Application due June 1.

Youth Journalism Trip

Conversations from the Open Road:A social justice documentary media crew is looking for VT high school and college students to spend two weeks traveling to listen and learn from a community on the front lines! The application deadline for trips to Detroit and Chicago is May 6.Click here to learn more and apply.

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