Category Archives: racial equity

RRE Meeting for Tues, Sept 26 at 7p

By | September 23, 2023

Hi RRE Members and Friends, We are meeting again on Tuesday, Sept 26 at 7p on Zoom (link below). Agenda: Land Acknowledgment Plan for first community forum on policing Venue: Emily MMCTV: Denise Josh Update: Bonny Jay Update: Connie (if he’s back yet) Chief C Update: Patty CJC Update: Patty Plan for next meeting Richmond… Read More »

RRE Meeting for Sept: Wed, 9/30/@ 7p

By | August 28, 2023

Please join us at our monthly RRE meeting this Wednesday, Sept 30 at 7p on Zoom: Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 879 8944 0117 Passcode: 286034 — One tap mobile +16469313860,,87989440117#,,,,*286034# US +13017158592,,87989440117#,,,,*286034# US (Washington DC) — Dial by your location • +1 646 931 3860 US • +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington… Read More »

Next RRE Meeting on Wed, Aug 16 from 7p-8:30p via Zoom

By | August 12, 2023

Please join us this Wednesday night starting at 7p until 8:30p for our monthly Richmond Racial Equity meeting. Our Zoom link is: Meeting ID: 857 3975 0286 Passcode: 053379 Our agenda is: Land Acknowledgement Reminder of our hoped for RPD qualities – any new thoughts? Update on SB meeting decisions up to 8/7/23 RRE… Read More »

RRE meeting on Wednesday, June 7, 2023 at 7p

By | June 4, 2023

Our agenda will continue with a listening circle in which each shares equitably. Our agenda includes: Land Acknowledgment – Gretchen Review of our Jamboard work of the last meeting – Gretchen & Connie What is missing – what would you add about Richmond policing, policy, department or individual officer qualities? Are there ideas that you… Read More »

Reflections from creative writer helping asylum seekers in Chittenden

By | April 7, 2023

CASCAN is the Chittenden Asylum Seekers Assistance Network. Its mission is to assist people in Chittenden County who are in the legal process of seeking asylum. CASAN’s main funding drive for 2023 will be an April event ~ Arts for Asylum Seekers ~ that brings together the arts and social justice to assist people who… Read More »

Next RRE Large Group Meeting: Wednesday, May 17 at 7p via Zoom

By | April 7, 2023

Please join the next RRE Large Group Meeting via Zoom on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 7p. We will be sharing updates from our three workgroups (Education, Reparations, and Policy & Policing) as well as planning administrative support (Zoom, website, others) and future events. Zoom details – note that there is a passcode: Meeting… Read More »

March 2023 RRE Large Group Meeting cancelled

By | March 10, 2023

The work of RRE continues in the small group “wings” of our organization: Education, Policy & Policing, and Reparations. We are not meeting as a large group this month and continue to stay in touch via email. If you have a topic to discuss in our large group setting, please let Patty Brushett know at… Read More »

RRE Large Group Meeting this Wednesday, November 16, 6:30-7:30 via Zoom – VOTE WARNING

By | November 13, 2022

Please join us at our RRE Large Group meeting this Wednesday, November 16, 2022 from 6:30-7:30 via Zoom, at which time we will be voting on the mission statement (Official Warning). Our agenda: Connie- Welcome and Land Acknowledgment Patty-Shall we revise our Mission Statement? Vote/ mDo we need more time? Current:” Engaging our community in… Read More »

Vermont Racial Justice Housing Jam Nov 3 4:30-6p

By | October 20, 2022

Increasing Racial Justice in Vermont Housing Abundant Sun is working in partnership with Champlain Housing Trust, Downstreet Housing & Community Development, NeighborWorks America, RuralEdge, Vermont Housing and Conservation Board, Vermont Housing Finance Agency and Windham & Windsor Housing Trust to launch a yearlong Statewide initiative to examine how racial inequities impact Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)… Read More »

Richmond Democratic Candidates at RFL Sun, Oct 23 2022, 3:30 – 5p

By | October 20, 2022

Richmond Dems are sponsoring a local and statewide candidate meet and greet at the Richmond Library this Sunday 10/23 from 3:30-5PM. Come for conversation, cider, and donuts! Kids are welcome too. Sponsored by the Richmond Dems but all are welcome. Jana Brown will be there along with two of the senate candidates from our new… Read More »