Category Archives: racial equity

Join us!

By | October 24, 2020

Thank you, everyone, who came to our “Life as a Vermont Migrant Worker” session on Thursday night. We think it’s safe to say that anyone who attended left impressed and moved by the stories the presenters shared. For those of you who were not able to attend, the session was recorded and we will be… Read More »

Event Tonight! – Life as a Vermont Migrant Worker

By | October 22, 2020

Panelist discussion tonight! –Hosted by Richmond Racial Equity Please have a piece of paper and pen handy. You can use this document as a reference to help with the discussion: Sample Notesheet See you there!   Join via Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84990568148?pwd=ZEc4WTVDVVB1ZlJJTzhhU2VRR2Z1dz09 Meeting ID: 849 9056 8148 Passcode: 036766 One tap mobile +13126266799,,84990568148#,,,,,,0#,,036766# US (Chicago) +19292056099,,84990568148#,,,,,,0#,,036766# US… Read More »

Policy and Policing Subgroup Meeting Tuesday, 10/6/20 @ 7p

By | October 6, 2020

The RRE Policy and Policing subgroup is meeting Tuesday evening, October 5, 2020, 7p at the following Zoom link for anyone interested in an update and review of next steps: Join Zoom Meeting https://uvmcom.zoom.us/j/92664939320?from=msft Meeting ID: 926 6493 9320 One tap mobile +13126266799,,92664939320# US (Chicago) +16468769923,,92664939320# US (New York) Dial by your location +1 312… Read More »

Support Black-Owned Businesses and Organizations

By | August 17, 2020

Would you like to make a difference in supporting racial equity in Vermont? One easy way to do this is by shopping at Black-owned businesses and financially supporting Black-owned organizations. Richmond Racial Equity will periodically be posting Black-owned Vermont businesses to shop at, as well as Black-owned organizations and fundraisers, in Front Porch Forum. This… Read More »

Public Hearings on Vermont Police Reform

By | August 13, 2020

The Vermont House Government Operations and House Judiciary Committees will be co-hosting virtual meetings on August 16 to obtain input from community members on proposed changes to law enforcement in Vermont. >Click here to sign up to speak this Sunday They allot 2 minutes for each person to speak. >Click here to fill out the… 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 »

Reading Workshop: The 1619 Project

By | August 7, 2020

Richmond Racial Equity team member Rebecca Starks will be leading a four-week online discussion on the subject of The 1619 Project, an ongoing effort by the New York Times to reframe American political, social, and economic history and place the consequences of slavery and the contributions of Black Americans at the center of our national… Read More »