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March 2017

Film Screening: Black America since MLK: And Still I Rise

March 2
7:00 pm

Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Black America since MLK: And Still I Rise looks at the last five decades of African-American history, exploring the tremendous gains and persistent challenges of these years. Read More »

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Cross-Class Conversation: How to Have a Difficult Dialogue

March 14
7:00 pm

Curtis Reed, Executive Director of Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity, will present and facilitate a talk/workshop on how to have conversations to address the cultural divide in the US. Read More »

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“A Woman, Ain’t I?”

March 21
2:00 pm
Image of Kathryn Woods as Sojourner Truth

Kathryn Woods tells Sojourner Truth's story in her own words, speeches, and songs. Read More »

Book Discussion: Brown Girl Dreaming

March 23
12:00 pm

This beautiful memoir of author Jacqueline Woodson's childhood, written in verse, tells the story of a young person finding her voice and examines the strength of family bonds. Discussions begin at 12:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Read More »

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Discuss Brown Girl Dreaming with SBHS Diversity Union

March 29
3:30 pm

Join South Burlington Mentoring participants and the South Burlington High School Diversity Union for an afternoon of conversation, snacks, and fun as we discuss Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming. Read More »

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Muslim Girls Making Change

March 29
6:30 pm

Muslim Girls Making Change is a youth-led group dedicated to social justice through poetry. They will perform poetry that reflects their experiences, many of which have relevance to the themes of Brown Girl Dreaming. Read More »

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Storytime for Social Justice

March 31
5:00 pm

Help our children become thoughtful, kind, and open-minded leaders. All are welcome! Storytimes are planned for youth age 6 and younger. Read More »

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April 2017

Implicit Bias Workshop

April 1
2:00 pm

This two-part presentation and workshop is led by Kerry Fantelli, who works at the Center for Health and Wellbeing at UVM. She also sits on the Divisional Diversity Council for the Division of Student Affairs, which is responsible for creating the diversity trainings provided to UVM staff. Read More »

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Implicit Bias Workshop

April 8
2:00 pm

This two-part presentation and workshop is led by Kerry Fantelli, who works at the Center for Health and Wellbeing at UVM. She also sits on the Divisional Diversity Council for the Division of Student Affairs, which is responsible for creating the diversity trainings provided to UVM staff. Read More »

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Memoir Writing Workshop with Jessica Hendry Nelson

April 10
6:30 pm

Author, editor, and writing professor Jessica Hendry Nelson ("If Only You People Could Follow Directions") will lead a multi-generational memoir writing workshop, helping participants gain a sense of what makes a compelling memoir and how they can incorporate those elements into their own writing. Read More »

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