Category Archives: Policy & Policing

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 »

RRE in VTDigger

By | January 24, 2021

VTDigger featured RRE in general and Ann Naumann, one of our No Más Polimigra experts, in particular in a recent article: https://vtdigger.org/2021/01/24/richmond-is-among-smaller-vermont-towns-taking-new-steps-on-police-oversight/

Fair and Impartial Policing policy: update

By | January 7, 2021

Richmond Racial Equity, assisted by Migrant Justice and allied attorneys, gave a presentation to the Richmond Selectboard at their regular meeting on Monday, January 4, 2020 on the need for a modified Fair and Impartial Policing policy that would forbid Richmond police from cooperating directly with federal agencies regarding the immigration status of migrants and… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Events coming up from local Black Orgs!

By | August 10, 2020

Upcoming policy-related events! 2/11-VOTE- In case you still haven’t voted, the Black Perspective of VT has officially endorsed a few candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor: For Governor: Rebecca Holcombe, and David Zuckerman  For Lt. Governor: Tim Ashe, Brenda Siegel  This group will be moving toward aggregating and sharing more candidate information (around their stance… Read More »