Category Archives: Taking Action

Climate Solutions Walk – April 5-9

Our plan is to walk from Middlebury to Montpelier, April 5 to 9, 2019. During the five days, we’ll use our collective strength, as well as our connections with each other and the land, to deepen our knowledge of the climate emergency, celebrate solutions, and discuss ways to support and sustain next steps. Click here […]

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Show up for Climate Action! Attend a Public Hearing in your area – Feb. 25th

The time is now to prioritize climate action and we need you to add your voice to this fight. Monday, February 25th from 6-7pm, the Committees on Appropriations are holding six public hearings across the state to get input from citizens on the FY2020 Budget. Can we count on you to be there and stand up […]

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Winter 2019 Newsletter from Vermont Ibutwa Initiative

Of particular interest are the “Action Steps to a Better World for the Women and Families Ibutwa Supports” – 3 things you can do! “If you would like to extend your support of Ibutwa and the clients we serve to a broader “big picture” level, here are three things you can do: Help us educate […]

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The “Story Of Plastic” A Mini Documentary

Are you ready for the next chapter in The Story of Plastic? With the release of the full film just around the corner, we’re excited to share our latest mini-documentary with you today. Neighborhoods in Manila, Philippines have a bold new solution to plastic pollution. Check out how this decentralized model works and how it’s holding companies […]

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Fletcher Free Library News in January

 WELCOME NEW LIBRARY STAFF!  Kate Belluche is a former elementary school teacher and environmental educator.  When Kate isn’t matching kids with books, creating fun displays and activities, and developing and promoting exciting new library programs, she can be found wrangling her own teen boys and two fur babies, cooking, dreaming of unicorns and planning adventures. Maxamed […]

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Application for Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy 2019 Now Open

9th Annual Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy // uicsise.com In partnership with Argonne National Laboratory; Clean Energy Trust; Institute for Sustainability & Energy at Northwestern (Northwestern University); Loyola University; UI LABS; University of Chicago; Wanger Institute for Sustainable Energy Research (Illinois Institute of Technology) About SISE The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is a two-week “boot camp” […]

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News & Events from the Peace & Justice Center

The PJC works within Vermont but we can impact Yemen, Iran, Palestine, and more. Click here for quarterly Peace & Justice Newsletter. In This Issue Abolish Ice Legal Fees Keep Families Together Fundraiser Voices from Palestine From the blog: Medea Benjamin PJC Internships The Greatest Silence: Rape in Congo Community Calendar Action Highlight: Yemen & Saudi […]

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It’s time to take on the beverage industry

Plastic bottles are a major source of plastic pollution but they don’t need to!  Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo & Nestlé: stop blocking container deposits! TAKE ACTION! We pulled off something extraordinary last month. Together with our #breakfreefromplastic movement allies, we mobilized 10,000 people to pick up 187,000 pieces of plastic pollution and then record and report the brands […]

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Peace & Justice Center news & upcoming events

Our Annual Meeting is next Sunday. See details below. Click here for quarterly Peace & Justice Newsletter. In This Issue Upcoming PJC Events Voices from Palestine Flynn Vouchers Abolish Ice Banner Drop From the Blog: Sexism, Intersectionality, and Action Community Calendar Action Highlight: Avoid Unethical Chocolate PJC Educational Programs & Events People of Color in VT […]

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