Category Archives: Local Events

Richmond and VT events/meetings/discussions

July 24th-July 25th Events!

By | July 23, 2020

Hello all, Every weekend is a good weekend to do some allyship work! This weekend we have some great options: protests/rallies and watching some amazing films! Two events tomorrow (July 24th):  Protest Trump’s Police State in Portland and Everywhere- 6-7:30 pm at the Federal Building in Burlington. It is hosted by Community Voices for Immigrant Rights. … Read More »

Burlington declares racism a public health emergency

By | July 16, 2020

Burlington is not Richmond and Richmond is not Burlington, but it’s interesting to note that on Thursday morning, mayor Miro Weinberger and the other groups formally declared racism a public health emergency. Quoting from the WCAX.com article on the event, “As part of the declaration, the group outlined three main goals. They include a commitment… Read More »

Meeting Tonight: 7/14/2020

By | July 14, 2020

The Racial Equity group will meet tonight via Zoom. We will hear from town planner Ravi Venkataraman regarding the new town Housing Committee, discuss any other pending business, and then will split off into breakout rooms. You may choose which group you want to join during the meeting tonight or let Christine Werneke know and… Read More »

Upcoming Events! July 10th-July 31st

By | July 9, 2020

Hello everyone! Per my promise, I am going to let you know about virtual meetings that are happening this week around whiteness/racism/allyship in VT. It is time to join larger conversations so we can think more critically about work in Richmond. UPCOMING EVENTS: Tonight (July 9th) is a virtual presentation from Mark Hughes of the Vermont… 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 »