Category Archives: Local Events

Richmond and VT events/meetings/discussions

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 »

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 »

Honk to Halt Deportations

By | March 14, 2021

In case you missed it: Today (Sunday, March 14, 2021) Community Voices for Immigrant Rights, Migrant Justice, and others held a drive-by honking at the ICE Law Enforcement Support Center in Williston, VT today to protest continued deportations and other police-state style policies and tactics — such as the proposed high-tech, 120-foot-tall surveillance towers proposed… 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 »

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 »