Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

Explore Sustainability, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion with AASHE this Summer!

**Champlain College is a member of AASHE, so if someone is interested in this workshop, you qualify for the discounted price.**      AASHE’s Sustainability, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Workshop Discover how you can help close the opportunity gap, connect diversity and sustainability initiatives on campus, create community partnerships and more through the Sustainability, Diversity, […]

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April 30 Concert to support Vermont Ibutwa Initiative

APRIL 30 CONCERT TO FEATURE CAROLINE ROOD, DAVID NEIWEEM AND DANCERS ELLIE WALLACE AND CORY CAMERLENGO: A wonderful and important music and dance event is set for this coming Sunday, April 30.   “Songs of Oppression… Songs of Hope for the Women of the Congo!” will take place at 4pm at the First Congregational Church […]

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Amy Goodman’s coming to Burlington & more from the Peace & Justice Center

Peace and Justice Center Click here for the latest Peace & Justice Newsletter Building A World Beyond War: What Will It Take? Join us at this conference with inspiring local and out of state organizers, resisters, and leaders!  Winooski High School Saturday, April 22, 2017 9 AM to 4:30 PM Workshops will include an educational […]

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Registration for Social Justice Symposium is open!

Symposium for Social Justice Action Groups If you are concerned about the direction our country is going and are looking for ways to work for social change, this is the event for you. At the Symposium you will find out about current grassroots efforts in Vermont and ways to plug into this work. You will […]

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Social Justice Minor now open to ALL majors

There’s a new minor in town! The new Social Justice Minor  is now open to all majors across campus: The 16 credit Social Justice minor is designed to complement majors across the college. Curriculum emphasizes the history, theory, and practice of social justice across local, national, and global levels, preparing students for the range of opportunities […]

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Women’s Empowerment Symposium

This year’s Women’s Empowerment Symposium will take place on Monday, April 3, 2017. The theme is Being Brave: Cultivating our Courage & Confidence. ALL are welcome to participate and events are LEAD-credit eligible! The schedule includes: Keynote speaker Alexia Vernon, who will focus on bravery and using challenges to our advantage. A diverse all-student panel […]

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Peace & Justice Center’s news and events

February 21, 2017 World Beyond War Conference and Symposium for Social Justice Action The Peace & Justice Center is helping coordinate two day-long events in April. SAVE THE DATES!  Symposium for Social Justice Action Groups Saturday, April 8, 9-3:30, Burlington HS Hear about the work that the ACLU, Migrant Justice, Rights and Democracy,Vermont CARES, and […]

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The Climate Crisis and Public Health

The American Public Health Association (APHA) cites 2017 as “the year of climate change and health,” and we agree that it’s vital to talk about the climate crisis’ impact on public health. That’s why Climate Reality held a Climate & Health Meeting yesterday in partnership with the APHA, the University of Washington Center for Health […]

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