Category Archives: Taking Action

Climate + Social Justice in the Built Environment on 9/22

You’re invited! Wednesday, September 22 from 12:00 to 1:00pmPlease join the Vermont Green Building Network (VGBN) for this speciallunch time webinar event Photo courtesy of Carolyn Bates PhotographyClick here for more details + to register!This educational event hosted by Vermont Green Building Network will feature inspiring speakers that will bring to light the intersection of climate […]

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30 Days Until #PGC2021!

We are one month out from the October 1 launch of Project Green Challenge, our annual 30-day challenge that centers climate justice, public health, sustainability, and advocacy for students around the globe. Delve into daily challenges that focus on themes like food, fashion, waste, water, energy, and more. Win eco prizes to support your sustainable lifestyle, a spot in the PGC Finals in California, funding for Climate […]

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March/ Rally to Stop Line 3/Climate – September 24

Climate: What Can We Do? PLEASE JOIN US      PLEASE PASS ALONG THE WORD  STOP LINE 3 MARCH and RALLY BURLINGTON  FRIDAY SEPT 24th.  3:00 Meet at CITY HALL PARK, Burlington. Rally @5:00 at Battery Park Burlington with People’s Kitchen, music and speakers.  LINE 3 is a TAR SANDS PIPELINE, the most corrosive and carbon intensive […]

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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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