Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

Peace & Justice Center news & events

courtesy of the peace and justice center  Please check out these actions for peacework from Vermont to Bulgaria. Click here for the latest Peace & Justice Newsletter Also in this issue: Flatbread Benefit Bake Community Job Postings From the Blog: Empowering Women in Bulgaria to be Agents for Peace Put the F35 on the Ballot Community […]

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Crossroads Conference – Nov. 11th

We know it has been a tough year, and thinking about any one of our campaigns or priorities can be really depressing. And in these trying times, we have to work on more than ever — people are active on many campaigns, caring about a bunch of issues, and have so much work to do […]

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“Radical Goodness and the Urge to Help” with Larissa MacFarquhar – 11/6 at UVM

Upcoming Burack Lecture Monday, Nov. 6th, 5:00-6:15, Sugar Maple Ballroom LARISSA MacFARQUHAR New Yorker staff writer, author of Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to Help “Radical Goodness and the Urge to Help” Charity may begin at home, but where should it end? Should we help the worst off, even at the expense of people we […]

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Old Spokes Home seeking volunteers for Kids Bike Bonanza

Old Spokes Home is preparing for its 2017 Kids Holiday Bike Bonanza and we’re looking for volunteer groups to help us refurbish 140 kids bikes for low-income families by December 12th. I’m reaching out because it would be a great opportunity for students, whether they’re into bikes or just looking to get involved in a community effort. No mechanical experience […]

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Tickets on Sale Now! Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference in DC – March 2018

courtesy of fair trade Campaigns Registration for the 2018 National Conference is now open! Early bird tickets are available for a limited time.   Fair Trade Campaigns National Conference March 23-25, 2018 | Washington DC Join us to celebrate how far we have come as a movement, learn about our strategies to continue growing the Fair […]

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October Peace & Justice Center Programs

UPCOMING OCTOBER EVENTS at THE PEACE AND JUSTICE CENTER:   Saturday, Sep 30, 7pm, Border of Lights Global Vigil at PJC. Join the Peace & Justice Center in supporting a Burlington showing for the Global Vigil hosted by Border of Lights (borderoflights.org). We will meet in front of the Peace & Justice Center to remember […]

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Indigenous People’s Week To Be Celebrated on the Champlain Campus

Indigenous People’s Week To Be Celebrated on the Champlain Campus—All Invited! In 2016, the Governor of Vermont signed a proclamation redesignating what was once Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples Day. This year, that day falls at the start of the week of October 9-13, and Champlain College will celebrate the indigenous heritage of the region with […]

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Vermont Research News: Hurricanes, Child Poverty, New Compost Laws and More…

Courtesy of Vermont Research News VERMONT RESEARCH NEWS: Hurricanes, Child Poverty, New Compost Laws and More… Vermont Research News: Hurricanes, Child Poverty, New Compost Laws and More… September 21, 2017 Center for Research on Vermont Climate Change and Vermont Warmer falls are part of a trend documented by climate researcher Alan K. Betts, based on 50 years of Vermont data. The […]

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350VT Sponsoring Trainings/Programs: Empowerment, Climate Justice and Social Action Trainers

Check out these great upcoming opportunities with 350 VT! An Evening with Starhawk: Collaboration, Co-Creation, and Empowerment in the Climate Movement.  Sept. 26th, 6-8.30pm.  Montpelier, VT.  Interactive workshop with renowned activist and movement elder, Starhawk, offers the opportunity to engage in different ways of approaching strategy and collaboration.  Click here to RSVP.  Open to all. Building Ground Climate Justice […]

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