Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

News and Events from the Peace & Justice Center

 Chocolate for kids made by child slaves? Please avoid it! Click here for quarterly Peace & Justice Newsletter. In This Issue Upcoming PJC Events A Well for Kunsi Keya Tamakoce. Voices from Palestine From the Blog: Fair Trade and Racism Chocolate Made by Child Slaves? Community Calendar Action Highlight: Say “naw” to Kavanaugh PJC Educational Programs […]

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Just Announced! 2019 Fair Trade National Conference

SAVE THE DATE Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference March 8-10, 2019 | Chicago, IL In March 2019, Fair Trade Campaigns will welcome hundreds of local, national and global leaders in the Fair Trade movement to downtown Chicago. Join us for two and a half days of inspiring keynotes, hands on workshops and opportunities to grow […]

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Join Us for the 2018 Connecticut Law Review Symposium: Tribal Nations & Environmental Law – Oct. 26 Inbox x

Regulating for the Seventh Generation Tribal Nations & Environmental Law   Friday, Oct. 26 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. UConn School of Law William F. Starr Hall 45 Elizabeth Street Hartford, CT   You’re invited to the 2018 Connecticut Law Review Symposium to explore how tribal nations are at the center of environmental battles today, […]

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Better World Books Newsletter – September 2018

Champlain has partnered with Better World Books for a decade. Ever wonder what happens to the books we send them? Read more below. Better World Books Awards $125,000USD in 2018 Literacy Grants In March, Better World Books announced the application period for their eighth Annual Literacy Grants designed to address the literacy needs of communities […]

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Fewer cars, better health, more justice

Toward a greener, healthier transportation system What’s new at Sustainable Transportation Vermont Making Strides Toward Better Health Vermont Health Department Coordinator Jared Ulmer describes how our auto-based transportation system is affecting our health, and what public health officials and civic leaders are doing to help make travel more active. Cycling Infrastructure: A Social Justice Issue Laura Jacoby and Sammy Hedlund of Old […]

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Burlington Pride – Burlington Rises for Climate, Jobs, Justice and Water

More information can also be found on Facebook:  https://350vermont.org/rise-for-climate/ Action Network:  bit.ly/BtvPDwP 350Vermont:  https://350vermont.org/rise-for-climate/   All paddle-driven watercraft are welcome to join with Kayaktivists. Please, sign-up here:  bit.ly/PDwPpReg     In Solidarity, Michelle Robbins (802) 730-5446

September Arts & Culture Events at the Clemmons Family Farm

September 2018 Arts & Culture Events at The Clemmons Family Farm  Saturday September 8, 3:00 – 4:30 pm. To Sing of Common Things: The Voices of Young People in 2018 In these times of increasing civil unrest, social injustices and violence across our nation as well as in our beloved Vermont, how are young people coping and […]

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VT Interfaith Power & Light newsletter – June 2018

  Green Mountains, Blue Water Earth Care News June 2018 In this newsletter: Congregations Invited to be Sponsors of VTIPL Conference Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution – Film Showing in Marshfield Poor People’s Campaign Continues Energy Resource Fair & Town Meeting with Senator Sanders SunCommon Sun CARnival this Saturday Vermont’s Catholic Diocese Gets Greener Faith, Reason […]

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Salvation Farms continues its search for new team members! (VT)

We are looking to fill one staff position and two AmeriCorps VISTA positions. Vermont Commodity Program Manager Responsible for food hub operations, related training program, and partnerships ~ food safety, product quality, operational safety and efficiency, training individuals with barriers to employment, support program growth, and more. More info here. Gleaning VISTA Work with our regional gleaning program […]

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Come Work With Us! Fair Trade Fellowships

I’m writing to share an opportunity to take your Fair Trade advocacy to the next level. We’re hiring eight Fair Trade Campaigns Fellows to support our regional networks. This is a perfect opportunity for anyone looking for a flexible, part-time position supporting Fair Trade and gaining experience in community organizing, volunteer management, communications, and leadership. Learn […]

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