Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

MLK, JR. Commemoration Events and Service Suggestions

There are a number of events happening in the greater Burlington area for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021. Check out this compiled list from ECHO. MLK DAY VOLUNTEERING suggestions from the United Way of Northwestern Vermont: Due to safety concerns, we are encouraging our community to volunteer with acts of kindness through virtual/at home […]

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Welcome new PJC staff and other news/events

Exciting things are happening at the PJC: from the launch of our online store to the addition of two new fabulous staff members, we’re making big moves, and we’re excited to share them with you! -Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager Click here to for the quarterly Peace & Justice Center Newsletter December 8, 2020 Views […]

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Vermont Research News – Beavers, Election maps, Snowmobiling and more…

twitter • facebook • website • instagram The COVID-19 Tracking Project The COVID-19 tracking project maps the number of COVID cases per million people in every state.  See also The UVM Health Network website dedicated to giving Vermonters the information they need to contain the spread of COVID-19. And the Vermont Department of Health for the latest numbers […]

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Towards Aware and No-Harm Investing with Marco Vangelisti – December 10th

Slow Money Vermont, a Task Force of the Farm to Plate Network, presents “Towards Aware and No-Harm Investing with Marco Vangelisti” on December 10th from 4pm-7pm.  In this online workshop, Marco Vangelisti will help you gain an understanding of the importance of moving towards aware and no-harm investing, and the options and tools available to do […]

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Emerging Leaders Fellowship with the United Nations Association of USA + upcoming events

FOLLOW US : FACEBOOK | TWITTER | INSTAGRAM On behalf of the entire UNA-USA team, I’d like to take a moment to recognize and thank all our members for their continued commitment to our movement to support the United Nations. Despite this year’s challenges due to COVID-19, our members quickly adapted to virtual programming, remained […]

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December 7 webinar: Green infrastructure as a social justice tool

Please consider participating in the last of the series of lectures in Lake Champlain Sea Grant’s fall Stormwater Education Webinar Series.  Topic: Green Infrastructure as a Social Justice ToolDate/Time: Monday, December 7, 2020 – 4:00pm to 5:00pm Registration: Please register in advance for this webinar at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2R2lx9O4TIyNc9eG0AX0lwAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  Talk Description: Through green […]

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Events from Food Solutions New England: The Evolving Food Policy Landscape + More Democracy!

Please join us for two more amazing food system events before the winter holidays set in! The Time is Now: Assessing the evolving policy landscape for New England’s Food Future Join special guests Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, Maine Commissioner of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, Amanda Beal, and scholar-activist and National Young Farmers Coalition Policy Associate Vanessa García Polanco to hear […]

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Spring Internship at 350Vermont

This spring 350Vermont is looking for one dynamic person to join our team starting February 2, 2020 for a 16 week internship, ending May 15, 2020. The Mobilization & Trainings intern will help with our solutions work, focusing on organizing a large statewide tree planting and climate justice/food justice project. They will also help with […]

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VTIPL Mid-November News – Native American Heritage Month – Happy Thanksgiving

Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News November Native American Heritage Month – Happy Thanksgiving VTIPL Advocates for an Equitable Transportation Climate Initiative Pope Francis Discusses Beliefs, Climate with President-elect Joe Biden National IPL Hosts New Film on Youth Activist Greta Thunberg I Am Greta Food, Faith, Ecology: Grounding and Gratitude 11/19 God’s Call, Our […]

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Race & climate among Citizen’s Climate Lobby upcoming conference seminars

Call Congress on Dec. 3; Volunteer with Environmental Voter Project for Georgia runoffs; Year-end fundraiser kicks off on Giving Tuesday  CCL Newsletter, November 2020 Intersection of race & climate among topics for virtual conference seminars Climate change and racial justice were two of the biggest issues this year, and the intersection of those two concerns […]

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