Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

The Power of Nonviolent Direct Action: Using Civil Resistance to fight Oppression – Sept. 23

Check out the following events from the Antioch and AESS Environmental Advocacy Series: The Power of Nonviolent Direct Action: Using Civil Resistance to fight Oppression September 23rd, 2020, 12:00-1:00 PM ET Register NowDominique Thomas,  NY and Mid-Atlantic Regional Organizer for 350.org In this webinar, participants will explore the history of nonviolent directaction (NVDA) through civil resistance […]

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A Clemmons Family Farm Invitation

Join us on Zoom to explore the power of the creative spoken and written word to pull us out of isolation, heal, and build community. About this Event ALONE TOGETHER WITH WORDS THAT HEAL n these historic times, COVID19, police brutality, racism and civil unrest may increase our feelings of stress and loneliness. Join us […]

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local, statewide, and national opportunities from the Peace & Justice Center

From anti-racism at the Putney Select Board to water protection in Serrano territory, aka, the San Bernardino National Forest of California, so much needs to be done. We are grateful to do it together. -Rachel Siegel, Executive Director Click here to for the quarterly Peace & Justice Center Newsletter September 15, 2020 Views expressed by entities […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light Sept. Newsletter

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News September 2020 VTIPL Launches Climate Justice SeriesBe a Faith Climate Justice Voter ▪ Faith Climate Justice Voter Campaign – Make Your Plan to Vote▪ Climate Change, Our Faith Values, and 2020. Monday, Sept. 14▪ Be a Climate Justice Voter. Thursday, Sept. 17▪ VT Global Warming Solutions Act Passes […]

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Food drive for EHS 100 – Saturday, September 12

On Saturday, Sept. 12, two EHS Making Connections classes will be hosting a food drive to support local food bank, Feeding Chittenden and our very own, Champlain College Swap Shop. Bags with information about donations needed will be distributed on Thursday, Sept. 10 around the Champlain neighborhood and there will be a contactless pick up […]

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News & Events from Peace & Justice Center: Day 9 of 24 hour Burlington Police Protest

The police do not work for Vermonters of color. In Barre, a Black man is missing with what seems like little response, and in Burlington, protesters are speaking out about local police who have yet to be fired for assaulting BIPOC and poor Vermonters. Keep reading to find out how you can stand in solidarity […]

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Vermont Research Newsletter: Line dancing, bobcats, copper mines and more…

share | tweet | forward Line dancing between Vermont and QuebecFor the communities of Stanstead, Quebec and Derby Line on the Canada-US border, the presence of US Border Control is present in all aspects of life. A recent article examining the effects of increased security in the region following the attacks of 9/11 explains the current dynamic through […]

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Racial Equity & Social Justice thread at AASHE’s online conference (Oct 20-22)

About the Conference | Sponsor | Become a Host Institution | Register Now Our August Racial Equity, Social Justice and Sustainability Discussion Series may have concluded, but that doesn’t mean the conversation ends there! Discover one of the eight newly introduced tracks as part of the Global Conference on Sustainability in Higher Education (GCSHE). The Racial Equity & Social Justice […]

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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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