Voices of Black Women in Vermont

Sunday, May 30, 2021 • 2-4pm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skO3XrdDOSI Black women live at an intersection of society that overlaps between race and gender. Consequently, they must work twice as hard to defy a historical fallacy that they are loud, angry, and intimidating. The Journal of Negro Education suggests an emotional, physiological, and psychological cost to gendered racism. … Continue reading Voices of Black Women in Vermont

An Open Letter to Vermont’s People of Color:

Hello family. These are some scary times and we are sure you are all doing what you can to make it through. To our Asian family, we want to extend a particularly warm and empathetic greeting. We are painfully aware of the rise in anti-Asian racism both in Vermont and around the nation. We want … Continue reading An Open Letter to Vermont’s People of Color:

Panel to Discuss Slavery Amendment

November 21, 2019 • 6:30 PM • Courcelle Building, 16 North St. Extension, Rutland We are excited to be hosting legislators and civil rights leaders for a forum discussion of PR.2, at 6:30 on November 21, 2019 at the Courcelle Building in Rutland. PR.2 is a bill which would create a Vermont constitutional amendment clarifying … Continue reading Panel to Discuss Slavery Amendment

Know Your Rights Training

Saturday, March 9, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm • Grace Congregational Church, Rutland Click here to register! As concerns about government-sponsored violence and discrimination toward immigrants—in particular non-white people who are assumed to be undocumented immigrants— continues to dominate national and local news, Vermonters are more vocally expressing confusion, concern, and outrage over what is … Continue reading Know Your Rights Training