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January 2021

*DIGITAL* Qualities of “Mercy?” Discussion

January 28
7:00 pm
Two young women on Zoom looking at each other

Join Peter Gould, founder of the “Get Thee to the Funnery” Shakespeare camp, campers Gouri Bhuyan and Audrey Grant, and longtime Funnery participant and Literacy Programs Officer Jonny Flood for a roundtable discussion about their “Qualities of ‘Mercy?’” film. Read More »

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February 2021

*DIGITAL*: Split/Screen – African American Women Filmmakers

February 19 – February 28
Four Black women from different films

A focus on films made by African American women directors, including screenings and filmmaker conversations. Lasting 10 days, this virtual film series offers and opportunity to watch a range of films - both classic and contemporary from some of the most prominent filmmakers in the USA. Read More »

March 2021

*DIGITAL*: Racism in America Forum: Black Female Activists in Vermont

March 24
7:00 pm
Two hands cuffed with words like "bias" and "poverty" written on them

Rev Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas will moderate a conversation with a panel of Black female activists in Vermont. Panelists include Ebony Kirkland of Black Lives Matter Vermont; Shela Linton, Organizer/Program Coordinator of The Root; and Sha'an Mouliert, Community Organizer, Educator, and Artist. Read More »

April 2021

*DIGITAL*: Racism in America Forum: Re-imagining Policing and Public Safety in Vermont

April 21
7:00 pm
Two hands cuffed with words like "bias" and "poverty" written on them

Rev. Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas moderates a panel discussion with Lieutenant Robert Lucas, Commander of the Williston State Police Barracks; Maroni Minter, Campaign Director of VT ACLU; and Captain Garry Scott, Director of Fair and Impartial Policing with Vermont State Police. Read More »

*DIGITAL* Climate Crisis In Focus: Finding Hope Through Democratic Action: An Evening with Frances Moore Lappe

April 22
5:00 pm

Frances Moore Lappe is an American researcher, world-renowned author, and activist in the area of food and democracy. She is the author of 19 books including Diet for a Small Planet. In this presentation Lappe will shed light on the transformative environmental, cultural and political issues of our time. Read More »

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May 2021

*DIGITAL*: Racism in America Forum: NAACP in Vermont

May 5
7:00 pm
Two hands cuffed with words like "bias" and "poverty" written on them

Rev. Dr Isidore Thomas moderates a conversation with Steffen Gillom, President of Windham County NAACP and Mia Schultz, President of the Rutland NAACP. They will share their thoughts regarding major issues and concerns of Black Americans, including Black Vermonters. Read More »

June 2021

*Cancelled*: Racism in America Forum: Social Equity Caucus

June 11
7:00 pm
Two hands cuffed with words like "bias" and "poverty" written on them

In the summer of 2019 Vermont State Senators, Representatives, and citizens met at Hartford Union High School in Hartford, VT to form the Social Equity Caucus to advocate for the creation and passage of social justice legislation affecting people of color. We will hear and discuss what progress has been made from its founding members: State Representative Kevin Christie, State Representative Brian China, and State Representative Lucy Rogers. Read More »

August 2021

Book Discussion: Changes in The Land: Indians, Colonists and The Ecology of New England

August 6
4:30 pm
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth

This book series explores area the regional Indigenous history and the environment. This book series is part of Blake Memorial Library's larger initiative which aims to explore the Indigenous history and culture of our community Read More »

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September 2021

An Intergenerational Exploration of the Indigenous History, Culture, and Land Use of Topsham and Corinth

September 24
4:30 pm
Blake Memorial Library, East Corinth

Explore the Indigenous history and culture of our community through an elementary camp, Abenaki artist and speaker events, intergenerational discussions, creative expression, and permanent StoryWalk. Read More »

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October 2021

Vermont International Film Festival

October 8 – October 17
Hand holding ticket to Vermont International Film Festival

VTIFF's annual film festival of curated independent films from around the world and the USA, including screenings, filmmaker talks, Q&As, community conversation opportunities. Immerse yourself in a wide range of films from a multitude of cultures. Read More »

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