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Suffrage Scramble: VIRTUAL 5K Run/Walk

August 8 - August 15

Suffrage Scramble: VIRTUAL 5K Run/Walk Saturday, August 8 - 15, 2020 Run or walk the virtual 5K (3.11 miles) route of your choice, at any interval and any pace, during Vermont Primary Week. Invite friends, organizations, clubs and corporations to form groups and commemorate the Women’s Suffrage Centennial, 1920-2020. Sign up early to receive your Votes for Women/Votes for All... Read more »

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Call to Art-Loving Poets: VIRTUAL Voicing Art Poetry Reading

August 10 - August 14

Calling all art-loving poets to share in providing reflection and community through our VIRTUAL Voicing Art Poetry Reading on August 15, 2-3 pm US eastern time. Submit 1-4 one-page original works  exploring the theme of “SHIFTING SANDS” in response to the “earth art” of Yusuke Asai. Please note: This livestreamed event is family-friendly with a mission of “building loving worlds through loving... Read more »

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12:00 pm

Seeing and Disrupting Racism: A Focus on White Fragility | VBSR

August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on August 20, 2020 at 12:00 pm

$40 – $60

Join VBSR and Peace & Justice Center for an interactive virtual workshop for Vermont business and organization leaders, exploring racism and white fragility. This two-hour introductory-level workshop will define racism and white fragility, explore how white fragility perpetuates racism, and provide ways to disrupt that cycle. While the workshop was developed for predominantly white audiences, all are welcome. This workshop... Read more »

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3:00 pm

Idea to Action | Mercy Connections

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 26, 2020

This class is for anyone considering starting a business and is open to all gender identities. Pre-registration is required. DATES: Wednesdays, August 12, 19, 26 (must attend all three) TIME: 3:00-5:00 pm In this course you will: Explore the pros and cons of self-employment in a small-group online setting Identify potential barriers to your success so you can work with them Create... Read more »

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6:00 pm

Pubic Virtual Hearing: Law Enforcement in Vermont

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm


The Vermont House Government Operations and House Judiciary Committees will be co-hosting virtual meetings on August 6, 12 and 16 to obtain input from community members on proposed changes to law enforcement in Vermont. The national reaction to events over the past several months has brought systemic racism in the United States into dramatic focus. While Vermont’s legislature has pursued... Read more »

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