Category Archives: Taking Action

Calling all students: Join Youth Lobby for Rally for the Planet on 4/29!

Across the globe, across the country, and right here in Vermont—young people are at the forefront of the movement for bold climate action. And this year, young Vermonters are reviving what had become something of a tradition in our state.   REGISTER! Join students from Vermont Youth Lobby and all around Vermont on April 29th from 8:30am – […]

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Community-Based Social Marketing workshop (June 7-9) registration is LIVE!

The registration for the Community-Based Social Marketing workshop is now live at: https://go.uvm.edu/cbsm2022 What: Community-Based Social Marketing workshop When: June 7, 8 and 9, 2022 from 8:30 AM – ~1:00 PM ET Where: Online via Zoom Who: This workshop is intended for watershed groups working in the Lake Champlain basin and anyone working to educate to promote environmentally sustainable behaviors […]

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More ways to respond to the Ukraine crisis – from Campus Compact

Since we released our statement on the crisis in Ukraine last week, we have heard from members and students directly who are seeking additional ways to assist the people of Ukraine as they fight against invasion and seek refuge from the humanitarian crisis. Below, find some resources and ideas you can reference as you take action on […]

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Ice cream and justice on Church Street – March 2

I’m writing in hopes that you’ll be able to attend a rally at the Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop (with free ice cream!) on Church Street in Burlington at 1:00pm this Wednesday, March 2nd. The event is in support of ending qualified immunity for law enforcement officers in Vermont. Qualified immunity is an unjust legal doctrine that effectively […]

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Biking IN winter…with prizes!

Don’t just ride out winter, ride IN winter!  In partnership with Local Motion, CATMA, UVM, the Clean Cities Coalition and Go! VT (whew!) we are challenging Vermonters to head outside for a bike ride, a roll, or a stroll to collectively record 1,000 active transportation trips between January 31 and February 11, learn some things […]

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UNH Sustainability Fellowship Opportunities for the summer (Burlington-based project too)

Take your college experience to the next level with an impactful fellowship! The Search is ON for summer 2022 Sustainability Fellows and fall 2022 Semester in the City Fellows.  UNH’s Changemaker Collaborative offers high-impact opportunities to students to engage the tools of business, public policy, science, and activism as a force for good to help address some […]

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UNA Today: The Impact of Your Advocacy

The Impact of Your Advocacy Have you ever wondered what happens after you send a message to your elected officials? Or maybe you’ve wondered whether the phone call you made or the letter you signed onto had an impact.We’re here to tell you that it did. It does. Your advocacy makes a difference.From sending messages to […]

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2022 Compost Changes

As of January 2022, only food scraps and a few select items* are accepted in compost bins around campus and the community. Due to high rates of contamination, the Chittenden Solid Waste District and other waste haulers are no longer accepting formerly ‘compostable’ cups and containers.  As CSWD notes, “These products pose many problems for […]

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