Category Archives: Taking Action

Building a Better Activist: Call for Proposals due 2/12

CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS   Building a Better Activist: Social Change Education for the Activist in You   The planning committee for the Building a Better Activist: Social Change Education for the Activist in You conference invites you to submit a proposal (workshop, skills-building session, performance, or presentation) for our 2018 conference.   Proposal Deadline: […]

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Register for the Sleep Out and win.

courtesy of spectrum Help youth change their lives! And, a chance to win… There are a lot of great reasons to join the Sleep Out. You’ll be showing youth facing homelessness that they matter to you, and helping them change their lives at the same time. And, if you register and get one donation by February 28th, you’ll be entered to […]

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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE WOMEN’S MARCH VERMONT: THE MARCH FOR OUR FUTURE

On January 20, 2018, we will elevate youth and raise our voices. We will march for human rights, dignity, and equality for all. We will march for our future. America’s diverse youth and their allies will march to protect the future of this country. While facing issues like climate change and discrimination we recognize that youth […]

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EHS 100 Partners with Howard Center for a Donation Drive (T/TH of Finals Week)

My EHS 100 class partnered with Jen Colman to craft a donation drive for the Howard Center. Jen  spoke to my class a few weeks ago. The students learned how the Center functions and sustains itself. Needless to say, the success of the Center relies heavily upon its community’s support… yes, that includes US! A […]

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STUDENT OPPORTUNITY: Collaborate for Climate Action

I am hoping you can send this out to your students today to invite them to this training facilitated by Bennington College students and Energy Independent VT (held at Middlebury College!). It’s happening THIS SATURDAY, and is sure to be a collaborative, network building space for VT students! We can help with carpools if necessary. Please […]

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Peace & Justice Center news & events

courtesy of the peace and justice center  Please check out these actions for peacework from Vermont to Bulgaria. Click here for the latest Peace & Justice Newsletter Also in this issue: Flatbread Benefit Bake Community Job Postings From the Blog: Empowering Women in Bulgaria to be Agents for Peace Put the F35 on the Ballot Community […]

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Free Climate Action Training + Fellowships with OurClimate

free Climate action training: nov 18 at middlebury college First, I am organizing a training on collaborative climate justice organizing next Saturday, Nov 18 at Middlebury College. We would love to have as many young people as possible at this free all day training (for which there is a facebook event). Our Climate is also accepting applications for Spring Fellowships until December 15. This […]

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Crossroads Conference – Nov. 11th

We know it has been a tough year, and thinking about any one of our campaigns or priorities can be really depressing. And in these trying times, we have to work on more than ever — people are active on many campaigns, caring about a bunch of issues, and have so much work to do […]

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350VT Annual Convergence – Nov 4

Hello friends and fellow climate champions! Please consider yourself invited to the 350VT Annual Convergence, happening Saturday Nov. 4th at Goddard College in Plainfield. I thought you might be really interested in 2 workshops we are offering this year: WORKSHOPS – 2:00 – 5:00 pm 1) Deepening our Nonviolent Resistance, a special training by  Linda Capato and Sam […]

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