Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

Announcing the Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students

Do you have creative ideas on how to use data and tools to identify environmental justice issues in communities?Join the Environmental Justice Video Challenge for Students!  EPA and its co-sponsors have launched the Environmental Justice (EJ) Video Challenge for Students to enhance communities’ capacity to address environmental inequities.Learn more about the challenge and how to apply.Register for […]

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Ugandan Craft Sales: A fundraiser for the Malayaka House

Champlain College has a long standing relationship with the Malayaka House in Entebbe, Uganda. In non-COVID times, we’ve hosted service trips for students to Uganda. In lieu of travel this year, we’ll do some fundraising to support this amazing home for many children by selling some of their handmade crafts.   Mondays and Thursdays in November, 11am-1pm, in the IDX […]

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Social Impact and Law: Reproductive Rights, From Texas to Vermont… a virtual panel on November 16

Social Impact Scholars Intersections Series Fall 2021Social Impact and Law: Reproductive Rights, From Texas to VermontDate: Tuesday, November 16th, 7-8:15pm Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89763135200Meeting ID: 897 6313 5200Passcode: 685699Our panelists will be:Jill Krowinski – Vermont Speaker of the House Tony Perriello – Professor of Law, Champlain CollegeLucy Lariche – VP of Public Policy, Planned Parenthood of New […]

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Burlington School District’s Virtual Equity Series

The Office of Equity is excited to sponsor a series of free, participatory Equity Workshops open to the greater BSD community. Based on the success of last year’s Equity Webinar series, this year’s workshops are intended to be an interactive learning experience that makes space for authentic engagement with small-group breakout sessions.  The workshops are free […]

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Vermont Racial Justice Alliance’s Youth Alliance Volunteer Opportunity

Youth Alliance Volunteer OpportunityNovember 2021 VRJA’s mission is to secure sustainable power, ensure agency, and provide security for American Descendants of Slavery (ADOS), while embracing their history and preserving their culture. The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance (VRJA) continues the intentional response to systemic racism in Vermont.  Everything about our mission of the Racial Justice Alliance […]

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Champlain College International Education Week 2021, Starts November 3rd!

Hello, Champlain College community! Champlain College’s International Education Week 2021 extends from November 3 until November 18, 2021. Sponsored by the Office of International Student Services (OISS), Champlain College Student Engagement, Champlain Abroad, the Center for Service and Sustainability, and the Division of Education and Human Studies, this week has something for EVERYONE! Faculty colleagues, please […]

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USCRI Vermont Volunteers Needed – 10/30

Dear Friends,“The freezer is coming!”USCRI Vermont’s Warm Winter Outerwear Distribution is this week and coming Saturday.Volunteers are needed to:Organize donations during this week and nextSet up donations to be given out from 9:00 am – 10:00 amBe personal shoppers on Saturday during the 10:00 am – 2:00 pm distributionPut away donations from 2:00 pm – […]

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News and Updates from the SUSU commUNITY Farm

Donate HereThank you for supporting us this season! On October 1st, we celebrated one year of officially being the SUSU commUNITY Farm.We started as a healing collective, dedicated to serving our community with offerings of workshops, gatherings and hand-crafted herbal products. We had just opened our space and began holding community gatherings in February of […]

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Do Your Halloween Dollars Do More?

Inza Sanogo is a cocoa producer and certified trainer at COOP-CA-REFSI in the Koffikro village of Côte d’Ivoire. “Before, our parents worked in the cocoa fields and did the best they could. Now that we’re fair trade certified, we have new infrastructure for the village, as well as trainings to continue improving our skills.” As […]

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