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Fair and Impartial Policing Policy at the Richmond Selectboard on January 4

By | January 2, 2021

Members of Richmond Racial Equity, assisted by representatives from Migrant Justice, will be presenting to the Selectboard and to interested citizens of Richmond on the proposed Fair and Impartial Policing policy at the January 4, 2021 meeting of the Richmond Selectboard. The meeting will be conducted via Zoom, starting at 7 pm. The Fair and… Read More »

A Different Approach to Crime and Justice in Rwanda – and Vermont

By | December 14, 2020

We wanted to share news of an upcoming event at the Bolton-Richmond-Huntington Community Senior Center: “Join Us for This Special On-Line Presentation: A Different Approach to Crime and Justice in Rwanda – and Vermont On Wednesday, December 16 at 1:30 PM, we host Norwich University professor Rowley Brucken for his on-line presentation on Restorative Justice, an approach… Read More »

Black History: Engage with RFL Resources

By | November 17, 2020

We’re sharing a link to another site’s information, but it’s useful information, so humor us. The Richmond Free Library maintains a list of fiction and non-fiction books, audiobooks, and DVDs on Black history and topics. Click here or click the image below to go to the RFL website.

From the Huffington Post: “Trump Administration Moves To Freeze Wages For Farmworkers Before Leaving Office”

By | November 9, 2020

We saw the following article in the Huffington Post today and thought it was worthy of sharing. Click through to the link to read the article in its entirety, but in a nutshell: “The Trump administration is moving ahead with a federal rule that would freeze pay for many agricultural guest workers for the next… Read More »

Join us!

By | October 24, 2020

Thank you, everyone, who came to our “Life as a Vermont Migrant Worker” session on Thursday night. We think it’s safe to say that anyone who attended left impressed and moved by the stories the presenters shared. For those of you who were not able to attend, the session was recorded and we will be… Read More »

Podcast Recommendation: “It’s More Than Racism: Isabel Wilkerson Explains America’s ‘Caste’ System” from Fresh Air

By | August 4, 2020

Today on NPR’s “Fresh Air”, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson explained her point of view that “racism” falls short of describing the current situation in the USA — that “caste” system would be a better term. Quoting from WHYY’s summary of the program: “Wilkerson describes caste an artificial hierarchy that helps determine standing and respect,… Read More »

Vermont bookstores see record sales of anti-racism titles

By | July 11, 2020

From VTDigger: https://vtdigger.org/2020/07/10/vermont-bookstores-see-record-sales-of-anti-racism-titles/ As the article linked in above relates, Vermont’s 20+ independent bookstores are seeing booming sales of anti-racism titles. It’s heartening to see that there’s such interest and it’s also good, period, for the bookstores themselves. That said, the article didn’t go on to say which independent bookstores are minority-owned; if anyone knows… Read More »

Agenda: July 7 Zoom Meeting

By | July 6, 2020

Agenda Review and Discussion of Thirteenth  30 min Update and plans for key work of breakout groups (w/ leads) 45 min Policy – Sean Witters Policing – Cody Quattrocci (w/ Ann Naumann) Education – Bonny Steuer Fundraising/Reparations – Kelsey Welborn Discussion of group scope and purpose 15 min Occur in sub-groups? or discuss as large… Read More »