Author Archives: S.C. Intern

Saturday: Join us for May Day Action!

DonateFacebook | Twitter | Instagram Last week we shared the testimony of Vermont farmworker Primitivo. He spoke about being fired after protesting unbearable conditions: sub-minimum wages, three shifts a day without time for rest, and a house without sufficient heating or hot water. Primitivo worked on a farm that produces Hannaford-brand milk, and unfortunately his experience […]

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VBSR’s Upcoming 31st Annual Conference: Businesses for a Better World – May 20

I wanted to reach out to you to make sure you had heard about VBSR’s upcoming virtual conference: VBSR’s 31st Annual ConferenceBusinesses for a Better World Join us virtually on Thursday, May 20th7:30 am – 4:00 pm Learn more and register at: www.vbsrconference.org The conference will center around three key themes: Anti-Racism, Business Resiliency, and The Climate […]

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Introducing: Mental Health in the Movement Series!

Introducing PLAN’s Mental Health in the Movement Series! For Mental Health Awareness Month this May, the Post-Landfill Action Network is hosting a speaker series themed around mental health in the Zero Waste Movement — an important topic as we begin traversing a “post-COVID” reality. We will hear from mental health experts, members of partner nonprofits, previous […]

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Advance Screening of My Tulsa 1921 PBS Documentary

Join Human Rights Watch to preview a new documentary by Jonathan Silvers, Tulsa: The Fire and Forgotten, for free, April 30–May 10 across the United States, and join a live discussion May 5 featuring: Nicole Austin-Hillery, Human Rights Watch US Program Executive DirectorDeNeen Brown, Washington Post ReporterRep. Regina Goodwin, OK House District 73Dreisen Heath, Human […]

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SI Scholars Speak Out online event (Fri. 4/30)

The Social Impact Scholars will be hosting an online “SPEAK OUT” event through InSpace on Friday 4/30, 1:15 to 2:15PM. Each of the Scholars has created a piece (essay, visual design, poem, video) that addresses a contemporary issue that is significant for them. Topics this year include: shark finning diversity in games campus sexual assault transgender athletes […]

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Volunteers needed for Day in the Dirt – May 1

Volunteers still needed for several garden projects Join us this Saturday or next, to help a school or community garden prepare for the growing season! This annual event brings volunteer power to gardens across Vermont. On April 24th and May 1st more than 200 volunteers will participate in 18 projects. Will you help? Experience not […]

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United Way Volunteer Connection listings for April 22, 2021

April 22, 2021 United Way’s Volunteer Connection site is set up to help connect agencies and volunteers. Agencies are working hard to navigate volunteering during this time, but opportunities are increasing. Here is a link for Volunteer Connection to learn more about these and other opportunities. GREEN UP MISSISQUOI NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE – April 30, 2021 Volunteers needed […]

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Announcing U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Summer 2021 Internships

Dear Professor, Student, or Academic Leader, We are pleased to announce the launch of the Summer 2021 term of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program (CCUWDP). This summer, CCUWDP is offering 40 workforce development program positions across the nation and applications are now available.  This is a wonderful opportunity for […]

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