Efforts to Attract People of Color to Vermont Are Paying Off

By Eva McKend/WCAX, Burlington, VT It’s a unique resource for people of color relocating to Vermont for school, work or retirement. Now, IAMAVERMONTER.ORG is celebrating its second year online. The website just got a facelift with expanded sections for careers, culture and recreation. It was inspired by Dr. Dan Balón, who died in January 2013. … More Efforts to Attract People of Color to Vermont Are Paying Off

To what end diversity?

With no persons of color on the town payroll, Brattleboro Selectboard grapples with remedies. By Wendy M. Levy/The Commons BRATTLEBORO—The most recent federal census data, from 2015, shows that in Brattleboro, 9.6 percent of the population identifies as persons of color: black, Asian, American Indian, Latin or Hispanic, or of more than one race. But … More To what end diversity?

IAmAVermonter.org Begins Statewide Expansion

  Press Release   For Immediate Release Contact: Curtiss Reed, Jr. creed@vermontpartnership.org (802) 254-2972   IAmAVermonter.org begins statewide expansion   Brattleboro In an effort to answer quality of life questions people of color may have regarding a relocation to Vermont, Vermont Partnership for Fairness & Diversity has redesigned www.IAmAvermonter.org to capture the experiences of Vermonters … More IAmAVermonter.org Begins Statewide Expansion