Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

News from the GrassRoots Fund: The Guiding Practices focus on bottom-up organizing, centering the voices of those most impacted, and shared community leadership.

The New England Grassroots Environment Fund‘s mission is to energize and nurture long-term civic engagement in local initiatives that create and maintain healthy, just, safe, and environmentally sustainable communities by moving resources to community-based organizers and shifting power in decision-making to those most impacted by the work. Our monthly newsletter serves as a way to keep […]

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Free Course for Faculty Rise Up: How Faculty Can Respond to the Challenges of Our Time

Dear Vermont Environmental Science Colleagues + Allies, We are excited to extend an invitation to this free faculty development opportunity on how to utilize civic engagement and community-based learning to address critical issues, such as climate change and food insecurity.   This is a self-paced virtual course with three live workshops facilitated by Vermont’s very own environmental steward and champion, Jon Isham, Professor of […]

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Champlain College Campus Food Drive, Free Lunch and Event Reminder

This year’s food drive in the IDX dining hall will benefit Chauncey’s Cupboard, the Champlain College food pantry. In exchange for your donation of six or more non-perishable food or hygiene items, Sodexo cashiers will provide a voucher for free lunch at the dining hall.  And, please mark your calendars for the Grand Opening of Chauncey’s […]

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VTIPL November 2021 Newsletter – Native American Heritage Month

Green Mountains, Blue WaterEarth Care News – November 2021Native American Heritage Month Photo courtesy Donna C. RobertsBuild Back Better Act Needs Our Support NowCOP26 – A Moral Clarion Call – IPL President Rev. Susan Hendershot72 Faith Institutions Divest from Fossil Fuels pre-COP26COP26 Lacks Sufficient Indigenous RepresentationUgandan Youth Activist Shows Another Side of COP26Vermont State Climatologist Speaks in […]

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You’re invited! Climate + Social Justice in the Built Environment Roundtable – 11/15

You’re invited!Climate + Social Justice in theBuilt EnvironmentCommunity Roundtable Monday, November 15 from 5:30 to 7:00pm ESTPlease join the Vermont Green Building Network and partners Abundant Sun Limited, New Frameworks and Cx Associates for this special evening webinar event and conversationClick here for more details + to register! Vermont Green Building Network’s (VGBN) was excited to […]

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USCRI Vermont Newsletter – Nov 2021

USCRI Vermont November 2021 Newsletter USCRI Vermont is honored to announce that journalist and critically-acclaimed author Brad Kessler is donating sales royalties from his new book “North” to USCRI Vermont. USCRI alumni and staff advised the author as he was writing this book about the intertwining lives of a Vermont monk, a Somali refugee, and an Afghan war veteran. North […]

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Join us to demand climate action Friday 11/12!!

Hi there! My name is Lily, I am the Climate and Energy Fellow from VPIRG – the state’s largest environmental advocacy group.  Right now, I am helping support the VT Youth Lobby in their climate organizing efforts! While I was a student at UVM, I was one of the organizers on the VT Climate Congress in 2019 […]

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ecoNEWS VT Fall 2021 Newsletter

Highlighting the latest findings in ecological research and monitoring from across Vermont Fall conjures up images of foliage, crisp mornings, and even the beginnings of snow. Along with these seasonal joys comes our fall newsletter! In this edition, we feature research concerning how environmental conditions impact invasive fish in Lake Champlain, the plight of immigrant […]

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Indigenous Peoples Week – Nov 15 – 19

I am pleased to invite you to a week of events planned by the students in my Environmental Justice class and sponsored by the Student Experience Grant. The events will take place the week of November 15th, with speakers/presentations in Alumni Auditorium in the mornings and hands-on activities in the afternoons in Fireside Lounge. As of […]

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Fall Fair Trade News

Fair Trade Month is over and the weather is cooling down, but our organizers and partners aren’t letting that stop them from turning up the heat on their Fair Trade activities and events!    Read on to celebrate the designation of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, to join the International Fair Trade Towns Conference, and […]

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