Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

Vermont Research News – April 18, 2018

Vermont Research News: April 18, 2018 View this email in your browser State Flubs Financial Literacy Exam With tax day in the rear view mirror, Vermont received a D for providing financial literacy skills to high school students. While some schools offer finance topics in elective classes, financial literacy is not a requirement for graduation. […]

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Champlain College student reflections on attending National Fair Trade Conference

From March 23-25, 2018,  three Environmental Policy students, Anne Calonico ‘21, Lily Mason ‘18, and Ariel Simpson ‘21, received stipends to travel to Washington, D.C. for the Fair Trade National Conference.   A highlight for Lily was networking with business leaders in the ethical fashion industry. I am extremely passionate about a local 501c3 non […]

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Fair Trade News from the Northeast

Northeast Regional Bulletin April 2018 Hey There Advocate!         Thanks for all your hard work through the beginning of this year. Now that we have wrapped up our amazing and SOLD OUT National Conference, let’s focus on the upcoming month, and most importantly, World Fair Trade Day!   Thank you all for your continued work,  […]

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21-Day Racial Equity Challenge

21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge   Food Solutions New England (FSNE) is committed to addressing all forms of racism in our food system. We believe that we cannot talk about and work for sustainability, food security, and economic prosperity in our region without facing the realities of discrimination and social inequity in our food system […]

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The Voices Project – March 30, 2018

Hello everyone! You are invited to a unique event entitled The Voices Project on Friday, March 30, 2018 from 6:00 PM in the Perry Hall Presentation Room. This event features students and their stories with accompanying short films selected by International Student Services, the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and the Women’s and Gender Center. Denzel Nadim (an international student from […]

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Salvation Farms is Hiring!

courtesy of salvation farms Salvation Farms is searching for a strong individual to manage our Vermont Commodity Program. The Vermont Commodity Program operates Vermont’s first surplus crop food hub. The food hub aggregates approximately 5,000 pounds per week of “un-marketable” crops from farms across the state. From the food hub, crops are distributed to charitable and institutional food […]

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March for Our Lives bus to DC + other events from the Peace & Justice Center

Click here for latest Peace & Justice Newsletter In This Issue Upcoming Events PJC Job Opening Flynn Center Vouchers March for Our Lives Buses to DC From the Blog: Toxic Whiteness A Divided America Community Calendar Action Highlight: Racial Equity Bill PJC Educational Programs & Events Toxic Whiteness Discussion Group Thursday, March 8, noon-1pm, PJC. This space is […]

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