Category Archives: Education

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 »

Book Group in September/October: “me and white supremacy” by Layla F. Saad

By | August 26, 2020

The Richmond Racial Equity group will be conducting a book group discussion series in September and October, focusing on the groundbreaking 2020 book “me and white supremacy” by Layla F. Saad. (Visit the book’s own website here: https://www.meandwhitesupremacybook.com/) Our sessions will take place on Thursday evenings at 7 via Zoom. Our first meeting will be… Read More »

Story Circles: September 2

By | August 26, 2020

The Richmond Racial Equity group is going to do a pilot of a story circles evening on Wednesday, September 2. What to expect? The Story Circle is made up of 8 participants in addition to a volunteer facilitator. The story prompt is shared in advance, but no preparation is needed. Participants share their stories in… Read More »

Listen, Read, Engage (Borrowed from the Richmond Library)

By | August 6, 2020

Borrowed with thanks from the Richmond Free Library, the document linked below — a 47-page handout on adult fiction, non-fiction, audio books, and DVDs suitable for Black History month, those curious about Black Lives Matter, and those who wish to broaden their horizons. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DYlGff63bSTx2EMJ87F50-k6rgxozLI_/view?usp=sharing

Upcoming primary and election

By | August 6, 2020

This is a thread to help folks decide who to vote for in the upcoming elections, comparing candidates’ platforms on racial equity. Lieutenant Governor: VPR has interviewed every candidate, and they asked every candidate for their stance on police reform. Brenda Siegel comes out the strongest in favor of defunding police, and she speaks strongly… Read More »