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November 27, 2017

On November 6th, we gathered at Sadlier House for the second week of the 2017 workshops “Stories of Resistance, Resurgence and Resilience in Nogojiwanong.” It was an honour to share the day with everyone once again and to witness some of the incredible stories that wer...

November 15, 2017

We are thrilled to support this really crucial even in Nogojiwanong (Peterborough). 

Please join us on November 24th 3-5:30 pm for "Relationships of Solidarity: A Conversation among Racialized Communities" in the Gathering Space (First Peoples House of Learning, Gzowsk...

November 2, 2017

On Monday, we gathered for the first workshop of this year’s Stories of Resistance, Resurgence and Resilience in Nogojiwanong/Peterborough. The day started with an incredible intergenerational cabaret, opened by Elder Shirley Williams and Prof. May Chazan. We heard mov...

June 16, 2016

In response to the recent homophobic violence in Orlando, Electric City Magazine has opened up a space for queer writers to share their perspectives, called Queer Voices on Orlando. As described on the first post: "In the early hours of Sunday, June 12, word began to s...

June 15, 2016

Local community members Matthew Hayes and Jon Hedderwick are making a film which follows the Peterborough Warming Room’s guests as they race the coming winter in search for housing. As they describe: We're making a feature-length documentary film about poverty and home...

June 14, 2016

Saturday June 11th, OPIRG Peterbrough hosted the "Arts & Activism Walking Tour" in which community members David Tough and Ziysah von Bieberstein guided a conversation about the alternative history of Peterborough, stopping along sites filled with history and stories o...

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