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One City Peterborough prides itself on our educational programming and events hosted with the community and for the community. Our events are open to anyone and you will be greeted by the smiling faces of our staff and volunteers.

  • EX.MM 101 Meaningful Flag Making: Reclaiming flags towards Community Transformation
    Oct 03, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    Peterborough, 235 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON K9J 3N9, Canada
    Led by Jeff Macklin of Jackson Creek Press, participants will learn about the historical use of textiles and flags in activism, explore messaging, colour, and composition, and utilize lino printing, stamps, sewing, and painting to work on their own piece.
  • LE.BGH 102 - Nonviolent Communication Basics
    Oct 19, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT
    Location is TBD
    Nonviolent communication is an approach that looks to move past the defensiveness that so often divides us to a place of connection where we can share our feelings and needs and be open with each other on how we would like those needs to be met.
  • AC.THA 103 Listening Rather Than Force: Techniques for De Escalating Potentially Violent Situations
    Oct 26, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    Location is TBD
    Our natural tendency when someone is getting angry at us is often to try and dominate them or to run away. What if there is another way? This course offers techniques that can be used to de-escalate situations that could become violent, in a way that instead builds connection.
  • AC.THA 104 - Transforming My Community: Using Kingian Nonviolence as a Framework for Social Change
    Nov 01, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    Parish Hall - All Saints Anglican Church, 235 Rubidge St, Peterborough, ON K9J 3N9, Canada
    Martin Luther King Jr. is one of the most famous activists of the past 100 years. He used nonviolent direct action, adapted from people like Gandhi, to bring about major change in the United States. Do these techniques work today?
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