Category Archives: Taking Action

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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What is environmental racism? From the Climate Reality Project

Welcome to the April 2021 edition of Reality Now. BLOG HIGHLIGHTS ENVIRONMENTAL RACISM: WHAT IT IS AND HOW YOU CAN FIGHT IT We can’t truly move forward as a movement without acknowledging our shared past and working to solve its most fundamental problems. READ MORE THE AMERICAN JOBS PLAN IS THE PLAN WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR […]

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Champlain’s carbon impact; Opening the Garden; Collecting Stories of our Good Work, S-L Faculty Award and more!

Champlain’s Latest Greenhouse Gas Inventory For the past ten+ years, Champlain has completed an in-depth greenhouse gas (ghg) inventory. This year’s results show that our net emissions took a significant drop, largely due to reduced air travel because of the pandemic. Our recommendation, carried over from last year, for how we continue to decrease our emissions is […]

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Lobbying event for Ocean Climate Action – April 14

Ariel Burgess, adjunct faculty in the Core, is acting as the Vermont State Lead for a national virtual capitol hill lobbying day for ocean climate policy.  It may be a neat way for students to get involved in a direct lobbying event and hopefully talk to their representatives! (….we may be landlocked, but we need […]

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Welcome new PJC staff and other news/events

Exciting things are happening at the PJC: from the launch of our online store to the addition of two new fabulous staff members, we’re making big moves, and we’re excited to share them with you! -Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager Click here to for the quarterly Peace & Justice Center Newsletter December 8, 2020 Views […]

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November 2020 Newsletter – UNEP Youth and Education Alliance

NOVEMBER 2020 NEWSLETTER “Every single person on this Earth has the power to change the world.”– Emma Thompson, Activist and Actress Join the Race to Zero In advance of the COP 26, networks and institutions working in Further and Higher Education are coming together to commit to going net zero as part of the Race to […]

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Race & climate among Citizen’s Climate Lobby upcoming conference seminars

Call Congress on Dec. 3; Volunteer with Environmental Voter Project for Georgia runoffs; Year-end fundraiser kicks off on Giving Tuesday  CCL Newsletter, November 2020 Intersection of race & climate among topics for virtual conference seminars Climate change and racial justice were two of the biggest issues this year, and the intersection of those two concerns […]

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Six ways you can work on climate action

Dear Faculty, Staff, Students and Community, Check out the information below to help support clean energy climate solutions, sustainability in economic recovery, and  a more sustainable future! Thank you for sharing and using these opportunities. 1. Post-election civic engagement Now more than ever it is important to be engaged in our communities to create the […]

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October is Racial Justice Month!

Welcome to our October organizer update for college & university campaigners! October is especially exciting because not only is it the second month of Fair Fall, but also Fair Trade Month! This month’s Fair Fall theme is Racial Justice. With the mass mobilization of Black Lives Matter advocates over the past few months, we wanted […]

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