Category Archives: Equity & Social Justice

Dismas Speakers Series

In partnership with people leading the way in Vermont, we’re inviting our community to the conversation about our criminal justice system through the lens of #restorativejustice. In the coming months, we’ll explore our topic from varied perspectives, culminating with an event featuring Sr. Helen Prejean, author, activist, and founder of the Ministry Against the Death Penalty. […]

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REGISTER NOW: 2021 virtual Global Engagement Summit

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Join UNA-USA and thousands of fellow UN advocates from across the country for our first all-virtual Global Engagement Summit February 19-20, the largest annual (virtual) gathering of UN supporters in the United States. REGISTER NOW This summit will be unlike any other we’ve hosted. We may not be able to convene in person at […]

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350VT workshops and job opening

Join Us | Donate | Events Are you looking to deepen your commitment to the climate justice movement?  We’ve got two opportunities for you! Building Ground Leadership Training Are you looking to deepen your analysis about the climate justice movement?  Are you looking to develop skills to help make a difference?  Are you looking to build relationships with other inspired and […]

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Campus-Wide Program: Critical Conversation Series

Greetings, Community! The sociologist and writer Paul Goodman once said, “Suppose you had the revolution you are talking and dreaming about. Suppose your side had won, and you had the kind of society that you wanted. How would you live, you personally, in that society? Start living that way now!” It is with this insight […]

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USCRI VT Newsletter – January 2021

We’d like to thank all of the donors and supporters who have contributed to our COVID relief efforts over the last 10 months. Because of your generosity, USCRI Vermont has been able to assemble and distribute hundreds care packages of food, household items, cleaning products, toiletries, and personal care items to over 350 households dealing […]

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What’s new at Rokeby Museum

Black History Month Lecture, Collections Spotlight & More! Upcoming Activities & News BLACK HISTORY MONTH LECTURE Righting the Erasure of Black History and Creating an Inclusive American Story February 2, 2021, 6:30 pm (via ZOOM) This Black History Month Lecture will explore efforts to recognize and right missing historical narratives in history. Panelists Dr. Lindsay Varner, Rokeby Museum; Dr. […]

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MLK, JR. Commemoration Events and Service Suggestions

There are a number of events happening in the greater Burlington area for Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021. Check out this compiled list from ECHO. MLK DAY VOLUNTEERING suggestions from the United Way of Northwestern Vermont: Due to safety concerns, we are encouraging our community to volunteer with acts of kindness through virtual/at home […]

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Welcome new PJC staff and other news/events

Exciting things are happening at the PJC: from the launch of our online store to the addition of two new fabulous staff members, we’re making big moves, and we’re excited to share them with you! -Kina Thorpe, PJC Educational Program Manager Click here to for the quarterly Peace & Justice Center Newsletter December 8, 2020 Views […]

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Vermont Research News – Beavers, Election maps, Snowmobiling and more…

twitter • facebook • website • instagram The COVID-19 Tracking Project The COVID-19 tracking project maps the number of COVID cases per million people in every state.  See also The UVM Health Network website dedicated to giving Vermonters the information they need to contain the spread of COVID-19. And the Vermont Department of Health for the latest numbers […]

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