Category Archives: Policy & Policing

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 »

resources about migrant justice

By | July 14, 2020

https://migrantjustice.net/immigrant-rights file:///Users/anngnaumann/Documents/mythsandrealities-%20migrant%20justice.pdf https://migrantjustice.net/Goodrich-Farm?link_id=5&can_id=587005708a4bbb28435cb4241bb5a815&source=email-i-knew-i-wasnt-alone-workers-picket-abusive-farm&email_referrer=email_737925&email_subject=i-knew-i-wasnt-alone-workers-picket-abusive-farm Fair & Impartial Policing in Vermont History & Background: In response to repeated instance of racial profiling and collaboration between local police and immigration officials, Migrant Justice has been working for many years to implement bias free policing policies in the state. Years of courageous organizing by immigrants and people of color… Read More »

Letter to Richmond Selectboard re: Police Chief hiring

By | July 11, 2020

The Police and Policy subgroup of the Richmond Racial Equity group spent quite a bit of time this past week discussing the posting of the Richmond Police Chief position by the Richmond Selectboard. In consequence of that discussion, a letter was prepared, modified, commented-on, and ultimately approved and transmitted to the Selectboard members and to… Read More »