Category Archives: Taking Action

AASHE’s 2019 Sustainable Campus Index

I’m excited to share that AASHE has released the 2019 Sustainable Campus Index (SCI), a publication that recognizes top-performing colleges and universities in 17 sustainability impact areas and overall by institution type, as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS). The report also highlights innovative and high-impact initiatives from institutions that submitted STARS reports […]

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You can LEAD in 2020

View this email in your browser You can LEAD in 2020! Have you ever considered running for office, but found it too daunting? Have you ever considered running or working on a campaign, but didn’t know where to start? With the 2020 elections just around the corner the time to think about your leadership role is now. Leadership […]

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New Resource for Students, Faculty, and Staff: Beyond Doom and Gloom: Engage in Climate Solutions

There are crucial energy and climate policies being passed at the state legislative level that will either reduce or exacerbate climate change and ecosystem damage. Students, faculty, and staff can make positive impacts by getting involved and providing input to elected representatives. Learn more at

Register now! Resilience VT Conference 2019 – June 7-8 at Norwich Univ.

I’m excited to announce that the online registration for the 2019 Resilient Vermont Conference is now open. You can find more information about the conference and register here: We want YOU there, and Saturday is serving as the our annual CROs gathering for all teams! Come to the 2019 Resilient Vermont Conference to be part […]

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VT Youth Lobby’s Rally for the Planet – May 1

Registration Now Open for the 4th Annual Rally for the Planet! By Matt Henchen on Apr 04, 2019 11:32 am REGISTER BELOW The official date for the 2019 Youth Rally for the Planet has been changed and is now Wednesday, May 1st. Please join the Vermont Youth Lobby on Wednesday, May 1st from 9am – 1:30pm as we […]

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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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