PO Box 523, Station B, Ottawa, ON, K1P 5P6
Sunday, 08 January 2023 18:01

"Island on Fire": Free 3-Part Saturday Morning “Book Club” Workshop

Dates: FEBRUARY 25, MARCH 25 & APRIL 22, 2023 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Place: OTTAWA PUBLIC LIBRARY MEETING ROOM -- 120 Metcalfe Street

Learn the story of how the forces of literacy and revolution brought an end to slavery in the British Empire

This three-part workshop will be based on the assigned reading and analysis of Tom Zoellner's award-winning new book “Island On Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire".

We invite you and members of your organization to join us for this workshop series as part of our year-long 2023 commemoration of the 230th anniversary of the 1793 Act to Limit Slavery in Upper Canada and 190th anniversary of the 1833 Act to Abolish Slavery in the British Empire.

AN INCLUSIVE, UBUNTU-INSPIRED, SAFE SPACE COMMUNITY LEARNING OPPORTUNITY

Enrollment deadline is January 25, 2023. Please enroll early as spaces are limited.

(Due to mature subject material, we request that participants be 18 years or older.)

To register, follow this Eventbrite link for "ISLAND ON FIRE" tickets.


 In partnership with The Historical Society of Ottawa, Ottawa Public Library, City of Ottawa, and Ottawa District Labour Council.

Charitable Registration #107484081 RR 0001

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