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From the Huffington Post: “I’m Black But Look White. Here Are The Horrible Things White People Feel Safe Telling Me.”

By | December 9, 2021

From the Huffington Post: “I’m Black But Look White. Here Are The Horrible Things White People Feel Safe Telling Me.” Miriam Zinter (@MimZWay) writes a sobering (some might say infuriating) personal history of the abuse she suffered as a black child with very light skin — some inflicted at her directly, some spoken in her… Read More »

MMU Racial Equity seminar on “Difficult Conversations about Race” (December 5)

By | November 4, 2021

MMUUSD “Difficult Conversations About Race” Seminar Kennedy Jensen • Wolf Lane, Richmond Announcement Hey Everyone! My name is Kennedy Jensen and I am a Junior at Mount Mansfield Union High School. I have been working with some MMU alumni to bring an anti-racism course to our high schoolers and community members. While the courses are already… Read More »

2021 Richmond Public Safety Project

By | September 22, 2021

  Please join Richmond Racial Equity Wednesday, September 22 (tonight) from 7:00-8:00 pm as Hunter Wasser presents the results from the “2021 Richmond Public Safety Project” he completed this summer. Hunter was awarded a grant from Skidmore’s Summer Experience Fund and spent the summer analyzing Richmond PD activity data from several years and conducting a… Read More »

Restorative Justice, the day after

By | May 19, 2021

On behalf of Richmond Racial Equity, we would like to extend our deep gratitude to all of you who attended our Community Education Night on Restorative Justice which was presented by the Williston Community Justice Center (https://willistonjustice.org/). It was very heartening to have such a large turn out from our community, hear your thoughtful questions… Read More »

Restorative Justice

By | May 17, 2021

Richmond Racial Equity will be hosting representatives from the Williston Community Justice Center for a webinar on Tuesday, May 18. Everyone is welcome, but registration is required. You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: May 18, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Community Justice in Richmond Register in advance for this… Read More »

RRE in VTDigger

By | January 24, 2021

VTDigger featured RRE in general and Ann Naumann, one of our No Más Polimigra experts, in particular in a recent article: https://vtdigger.org/2021/01/24/richmond-is-among-smaller-vermont-towns-taking-new-steps-on-police-oversight/

Jamboard Reflection on Group Norms

By | January 12, 2021

RRE met on Tuesday, January 12 for its usual weekly meeting. RRE member Connie van Eeghen led us on a discussion of group norms using Jamboard. Each person was invited to share one or two thoughts about what our group norms are or should be. Once each person had provided their input, Connie led a… Read More »

Fair and Impartial Policing policy: update

By | January 7, 2021

Richmond Racial Equity, assisted by Migrant Justice and allied attorneys, gave a presentation to the Richmond Selectboard at their regular meeting on Monday, January 4, 2020 on the need for a modified Fair and Impartial Policing policy that would forbid Richmond police from cooperating directly with federal agencies regarding the immigration status of migrants and… Read More »