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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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When Women Lead: Governor Madeleine Kunin of Vermont

August 14
Vermont History Museum, 109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05633 United States
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Over fifty years post women's suffrage, a Vermont governor, not a first lady, wore a gown to an inauguration. Throughout her career, former Vermont Governor, Madeline Kunin, broke this and many other barriers for women in politics. Governor Kunin recently donated her three inaugural gowns to the Vermont Historical Society. They are on view, alongside an exploration of Kunin's life... Read more »

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8:30 am

Creating Gender Affirming School Environments: What Leaders Need to Know and Do ~ Mara Iverson | VT-HEC

August 14 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Target Audience: School administrators, nurses, directors and coordinators of guidance, health, mental health, athletics, special education, etc. Education administrators and others in leadership or supervisory roles have a unique and critical role in ensuring the development and maintenance of safe and inclusive environments for all students. Vermont’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey data continues to paint a clear and alarming picture... Read more »

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