Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

Girls on the Run Vermont is hiring

Girls on the Run Vermont is seeking a Program Coordinator and a 5k and Community Engagement Coordinator to join our team. Both positions are based out of GOTRVT’s Williston office. Please pass these opportunities along to anyone who may be interested! Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to Resumes will not be reviewed without an accompanying cover letter.

March/ Rally to Stop Line 3/Climate – September 24

Climate: What Can We Do? PLEASE JOIN US      PLEASE PASS ALONG THE WORD  STOP LINE 3 MARCH and RALLY BURLINGTON  FRIDAY SEPT 24th.  3:00 Meet at CITY HALL PARK, Burlington. Rally @5:00 at Battery Park Burlington with People’s Kitchen, music and speakers.  LINE 3 is a TAR SANDS PIPELINE, the most corrosive and carbon intensive […]

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Thursday Gleaning in the Intervale

Join the Center for Service & Sustainability and friends for a weekly volunteer option in September and October. We will be gleaning, or harvesting vegetables, with the Intervale Center to pass along the food to those in need. Learn more about gleaning and food rescue on the Intervale’s websiteSign up for a van ride and register with […]

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AmeriCorps VISTA opportunities in Vermont

My name is Andrew Kane, and I am a VISTA Leader with the SerVermont AmeriCorps program.  The SerVermont VISTA Project is a comprehensive umbrella project that welcomes host sites tackling a wide array of poverty related issues in Vermont. We place members in organizations and state agencies to fight poverty across the state by increasing […]

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8-week skill building, volunteer opportunity with Bike & Build

Bike & Build’s Volunteer, Awareness, & Advocacy Program (VAAP) Through service-oriented biking experiences and long term volunteer programs, Bike & Build raises awareness and advocates for affordable housing and empowers young adults to commit to a life-time of service and civic engagement. Our 8-week Volunteer, Awareness, and Advocacy Program places young leaders with one of […]

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Saturday: Join us for May Day Action!

DonateFacebook | Twitter | Instagram Last week we shared the testimony of Vermont farmworker Primitivo. He spoke about being fired after protesting unbearable conditions: sub-minimum wages, three shifts a day without time for rest, and a house without sufficient heating or hot water. Primitivo worked on a farm that produces Hannaford-brand milk, and unfortunately his experience […]

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Advance Screening of My Tulsa 1921 PBS Documentary

Join Human Rights Watch to preview a new documentary by Jonathan Silvers, Tulsa: The Fire and Forgotten, for free, April 30–May 10 across the United States, and join a live discussion May 5 featuring: Nicole Austin-Hillery, Human Rights Watch US Program Executive DirectorDeNeen Brown, Washington Post ReporterRep. Regina Goodwin, OK House District 73Dreisen Heath, Human […]

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SI Scholars Speak Out online event (Fri. 4/30)

The Social Impact Scholars will be hosting an online “SPEAK OUT” event through InSpace on Friday 4/30, 1:15 to 2:15PM. Each of the Scholars has created a piece (essay, visual design, poem, video) that addresses a contemporary issue that is significant for them. Topics this year include: shark finning diversity in games campus sexual assault transgender athletes […]

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USCRI Vermont School Tutors Needed

We are currently looking for volunteers to tutor elementary through high school students. Ideally tutors will support the tutees through this school year and next. Please let me know if you are interested in tutoring and what your availability and skill capacity is. At this point the tutoring could be remote and/or in person on […]

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Peace & Justice Center news & events: Renaming Negro Brook, Centering BIPOC at the PJC and more

 After saying farewell to Rachel, transitioning continues at the Peace and Justice Center including a shift in our E-news as I take over. Thank you for staying with us and I look forward to continuing this journey with you! -Jorja Lamb, Programming Coordinator Click here to visit our fair trade, local, and educational store! April 13, […]

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