Fall Fair Trade News & Events

Welcome to our September newsletter! Fall is finally upon us, school is back in session and we have some engaging Back to School event ideas and opportunities to share with our college, university and school advocates. We also have a report-back on our recent trip to visit Fair Trade producers and advocates in Ecuador to share with you […]

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Funding Available for Community Projects via AARP; Deadline: Oct. 6

AARP is pleased to announce our 2017 Community Action Sponsorship Program for Burlington, mini-grants of $500-$2,000 awarded to community projects focused on transportation, housing, accessibility, and community activities that foster multi-cultural and intergenerational connections in the Burlington area. As a way to encourage and support grassroots action to make Burlington a more livable city we aim […]

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Fall internship available at Lake Champlain International

Lake Champlain International still has one more internship to fill, split between the BLUE program and the Bring Back the Brookies campaign.  Please have any interested students contact me directly at this email, or at 879 2016. Happy fall, Juliana Dixon Program Director Connect with Juliana Winner of the Prestigious U.S. EPA Environmental Merit Award Lake […]

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Seeking students to help with EMS Afterschool Basketball Mentorship Program

We are seeking students from Champlain College who would be interested in re-starting the basketball mentor program that Edmunds Middle School Afterschool and Champlain College once had in the past! In the past, we had a college student or a few if there were others interested from Champlain meet our students in your gym with […]

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Opportunities for Champlain students to join Essex Rescue

Opportunities for Champlain students to join Essex Rescue.  Opportunities range from a single shift ride along to a long term commitment as a volunteer member.  The URL for our recruitment website will put a student in touch with one of our volunteer member coordinators.  Anyone may also contact me at mikedeb50@gmail.com  and I can speak with them […]

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CarShare Vermont Volunteer Opps – Including FREE entry to Grandpoint North Concert

CarShare Vermont is looking for volunteers this week and next: Pride Parade & Celebration – Sunday, 9/10, walking in parade with the CSVT car from 12-1ish AND/OR tabling at Battery Park sometime between 1-5pm Open Streets BTV in the South End – Sunday, 9/17 tabling from 10am-3pm Grand Point North Festival on the Waterfront –  Saturday, 9/16 2-8pm AND/OR Sunday 9/17, 1-8pm (2 more people needed each night) […]

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Come to the Race Against Racism on September 17th in Montpelier

Nobody has to run, just show up.  The RAR is for runners, walkers, and rally-goers. Read On… Get in touch if you are willing to endorse or donate at raceagainstracismvt@gmail.com   THE RACE AGAINST RACISM! September 17th, 2017 at Montpelier High School  – 5 High School Drive Montpelier, VT 5K Race at 11:30 Rally with Speakers and Performance […]

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Join the Outright VT Firetruck Pull (or Donate to the Champlain Team!)

Maggie Melvin and I are really excited to be raising money for Outright VT by getting a team together to participate in their annual Fire Truck Pull. Do you want to join a team of pumped up Champlainers eager to raise money for an organization who focuses on the safety and security of local queer and trans youth?  […]

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Community Food Scrap Composting Training, Barre, VT – 9/16

Saturday, September 16 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm CVSWMD Barre location (540 North Main St, Barre) Description Community composting presents a scalable food diversion option that is applicable in urban, suburban, or rural communities. Compost programs can be established at community gardens (e.g. neighborhood, urban, tribal, etc.), farms, schools, or other locations, such as hospitals and […]

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