Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

Student opportunity: paid Champlain Fellow with the Campus Election Engagement Project. Deadline: July 15

The Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit that helps campuses coordinate democratic engagement activities and institutionalize student voting. CEEP supports over 500 campuses across 25 states and has recently expanded to Vermont. The cornerstone of CEEP’s programming is our robust fellowship program, which is composed of over 250+ students from all across the country driving election engagement activities on their […]

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Seeking volunteers for VT telehealth nonprofit

My name is Lia Rubel and I am a rising sophomore at Emory University from Barre, VT. I am the Vermont lead for the nonprofit Telehealth Access for Seniors, and I am looking for college students to join the Vermont volunteer team. Given COVID-19, most medical practices have switched to a telehealth model where doctors connect with patients […]

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2020 Fair Trade Conference Sessions Now Live

 ‌  ‌  ‌FAIR TRADE 101NEWS 2020 National Conference Session Recordings Now Live! Thank you to all who joined us online for our Virtual 2020 National Conference back in March. It was an engaging, insightful three days of panels, workshops and keynote speakers discussing how we can innovate for a just and sustainable future. A question that is more important […]

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Supporting Factory Workers & Celebrating Fashion

It’s Fashion Revolution Week, an annual campaign that honors the anniversary of the fatal Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh in 2013. It’s also a time to celebrate fashion as a positive influence while also raising awareness of the injustices many factory workers around the world face and the importance of sustainable and ethical alternatives to […]

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Fellowships & Events with Fair Trade Campaigns

We’re Hiring! 2020-21 Fellowship Application Now Open Our work would not be possible without the amazing team of Fair Trade Campaigns Fellows that lead our regional work around the country each year. Looking for a fun, part-time role working with passionate advocates, building leadership skills, community organizing experience and more? Consider joining our team as […]

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Zoom with UN officials (for real)

LIVE WEB EVENTS COMING UP: April 15 at 4:00 PM EST FEATURING: Fabrizio Hochschild, Special Adviser on the Preparations for the Commemoration of the United Nations’ 75th Anniversary, United Nations Secretariat, New York To mark its 75th anniversary in 2020, UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced that the UN will lead the largest-ever global conversation on the […]

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UVM Lecture by Dr. Dorceta Taylor: “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Environmental Institutions: The Slow Pace of Progress” – 3/25

Dear Colleagues, We would like to invite you to attend a special public lecture at the University of Vermont by Dr. Dorceta Taylor, the James E. Crowfoot Professor of Environmental Justice at the University of Michigan. Dr. Taylor’s talk, “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Environmental Institutions: The Slow Pace of Progress,” will take place at […]

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Breaking the Silence Habit with Sarah Beaulieu – March 17

I want to let you know about an event I’ve been helping to plan happening on Champlain’s campus on March 17th. It’s open to students, faculty, and the public. In partnership with VT Women’s Fund, Champlain College, and our generous sponsors, we are bringing top consultant, author, and TEDTalk Speaker Sarah Beaulieu to Vermont. In […]

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Interdisciplinary Brainstorming Opportunity with the EMC

Interdisciplinary Brainstorming Opportunity: Open to all! The Emergent Media Center is hosting a Brainstorm/Question Storm event with Leon Walls (UVM faculty) in March or April to explore the potential of creating a tool for research purposes with 3rd-5th graders that would measure implicit bias as it relates to the identification of scientists (e.g. judging who can be a scientist based on […]

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