Category Archives: racial equity

Urgent funds needed for Vermont family!

By | October 29, 2020

Richmond community– We’ve received an urgent call for monetary support for a Vermonter of Color. Here’s an excerpt from a letter from Kesha Ram and Kiah Morris to support Tabitha Moore which was shared with our community via Burlington SURJ: “Tabitha Moore, founding chapter President of the Rutland County NAACP and and State Director of… Read More »

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 »

10/22 Event Registration is now Open!

By | October 12, 2020

Thursday October 22, 2020 – 7pm Here in Richmond: Life as a Migrant Worker Meet the migrant workers who work on our farms. Hear their voices. Listen to their stories. Learn their hardships. Richmond Racial Equity invites you to an evening of shared stories and gaining new perspectives on the lives of the people who… 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 »

RRE Subgroup on Policy & Policing Meeting 9/29/20 @ 70

By | September 29, 2020

Christine canceled this week’s meeting but the P&P group would like to gather briefly to plan ahead for a public ed meeting in support of Fair and Impartial Policing Policy, to include (so far) a 1/2 hour of presentation (Intro from RRE, Migrant Justice, Migrant Workers, Asma – we can hash out the details now… 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 »