Category Archives: Education

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 »

This Monday! — Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man — YouTube Series by: Emmanuel Acho

By | March 25, 2021

In the You-Tube video series, Uncomfortable Conversations With a Black Man, Emmanuel Acho takes on all the questions, large and small, insensitive and “incorrect” many white Americans are afraid to ask—yet which all Americans need the answers to, now more than ever. A former NFL player shares his take on American race relations. Emmanuel Acho,… Read More »

An Evening with the Vermont Chief of the Nulhegan Band of the Abenaki Tribe

By | January 25, 2021

Hosted by the Community Senior Center of Richmond – Bolton – Huntington Wednesday: January 27 – 7pm Google Meet link to attend: meet.google.com/ery-uyeb-jnn More information or assistance connecting, email: martha@cscvt.org   Don Stevens, Chief of Vermont’s Nulhegan Band of the Abenaki, is well-versed in the difficulties, prejudices and land losses that are recorded in his people’s… Read More »

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.

Want to learn about Fair and Impartial Policing Policies?

By | September 24, 2020

Here’s a document to learn about how a Fair and Impartial Policing Policy could benefit all of the community members of Richmond, and Vermont as a whole. >> FIP – 11X17 Feel free to print it out and share! Most businesses and libraries can print off the 11×17 version. Here’s the simplified version in letter… Read More »