Vermont Commission on Women Statewide Event Calendar

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August 2020

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…

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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

Free

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…

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Why the Wage Gap – And What We Can Do About It | Vermont Women in Higher Education

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
$10 – $100

VWHE Summer 2020 Virtual Workshop Series Featuring many of the speakers who had been slated to present at our 2020 Annual Spring Conference, this series includes a Keynote and 10 virtual workshops and networking sessions from mid-June through mid-August.  This series is a wonderful way to stay connected and inspired over the summer!   Our Keynote session, featuring Xusana Davis, Vermont’s…

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Vermont Reproductive Liberty Panel Series: “What does Reproductive Liberty mean to me?”

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Planned Parenthood VT Action Fund, in partnership with ACLU-VT and the Pride Center of Vermont, on Thursday, August 13 at 6 p.m. for an intimate conversation with members of Vermont's Disability Community to discuss: "What does Reproductive Liberty mean to me?" This is one of a 3-part panel series in which people can learn firsthand how systemic racism and…

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

August 14 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
$135

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…

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Start Up: Comprehensive Business Planning | Mercy Connections

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 22, 2020

Ready for a Business Plan? Start Up: Comprehensive Business Planning – The next session begins August 18, 2020 and will run through mid-December.  The Women’s Small Business Program (WSBP), Start Up class has provided top-quality business education to entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs since 1989. This semester-long class helps women gain knowledge and build skills in the areas of business operations, marketing, and…

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Applying the Principles of Appreciative Inquiry to Your Work and Your Life | Vermont Women in Higher Education

August 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
$10 – $100

VWHE Summer 2020 Virtual Workshop Series Featuring many of the speakers who had been slated to present at our 2020 Annual Spring Conference, this series includes a Keynote and 10 virtual workshops and networking sessions from mid-June through mid-August.  This series is a wonderful way to stay connected and inspired over the summer!   Our Keynote session, featuring Xusana Davis, Vermont’s…

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Vermont Reproductive Liberty Panel Series: “What does Reproductive Liberty mean to me?”

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on August 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm

One event on August 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

Join Planned Parenthood VT Action Fund, in partnership with ACLU-VT and the Pride Center of Vermont, on Thursday, August 20 at 6 p.m. for an intimate conversation with members of Vermont's LGBTQ Community to discuss: "What does Reproductive Liberty mean to me?" This is one of a 3-part panel series in which people can learn firsthand how systemic racism and…

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Keynote Xusana Davis, Vermont’s first Executive Director of Racial Equity | VWHE

August 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
$10 – $100

Our Keynote session, featuring Xusana Davis, Vermont’s first Executive Director of Racial Equity, will close the series on Monday, August 24th from 3:30-5pm for her keynote followed by a happy hour from 5-6pm.  Access to the Keynote session will be included with all registrations! VWHE Summer 2020 Virtual Workshop Series Featuring many of the speakers who had been slated to…

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