The Vermont Department of Tourism and Marketing and the Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity are pleased to announce that new sites have been added to the Vermont African American Heritage Trail. The additions include the Clemmons Family Farm in Charlotte, as well as Buffalo Soldiers Historic Markers in Colchester and Essex. The new sites … More New Sites Added to the Vermont African American Heritage Trail for 2017
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
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?
Press Release For Immediate Release Contact: Curtiss Reed, Jr. firstname.lastname@example.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
Southeastern Vermont Community Action invites you to learn more about how to get involved in efforts to protect key publicly-funded programs and reaffirm our nation’s commitment to human rights, opportunity, and democracy. 150-200 participants are expected to attend Community in Action, Thursday, May 25, 2017, from 1700-2000 EDT where they will have the opportunity to … More Community in Action, 5/25, Brattleboro, VT 05301