Monthly Archives: November 2015

VCW’s Latest Newsletter: Celebrating Advancements in Rights and Opportunities for Women in 2015

VCW's latest VIEW Newsletter Message.

VCW (Vermont Commission on Women) celebrates this year’s advancements in rights and opportunities for women with Advisory Council member, the American Association of University Women: STATE EQUAL PAY LAWS: This year California passed the nation’s strongest statewide equal pay law, providing more legal tools for employees and ensuring stronger salary transparency rules. New York passed a package of five bills that take on… Read more »

VCW’s Latest Newsletter, November 23rd

VCW's latest VIEW Newsletter Message.

The VCW convenes two meetings a year centered on the work of our 25 Advisory Council organizations. This month’s meeting focused on legislative priorities for these organizations. VCW’s Advisory Council members are representatives of organizations whose interests align with the commission’s mission. Members provide counsel to the Commission on setting goals, strategies and objectives, and share the opinions and perspectives… Read more »

NEW Report from Governor Shumlin’s Council on Pathways from Poverty

Read the Council’s report and recommendations to address poverty in Vermont for 2015 here.  VCW is proud to serve as a Council member.

VCW’s Latest E-news, November 6th

VCW's latest VIEW Newsletter Message.

The Vermont Women’s Fund Annual Celebration THIS THURSDAY, November 12 at 5:30 pm at the UVM Davis Center Could you use some inspiration? Susan Stamberg of National Public Radio, the first woman to hold the nightly news anchor spot on NPR’s All Things Considered, is coming to Vermont to speak about “Inspiring Women” at the Vermont Women’s Fund annual celebration Thursday,… Read more »

Barbara Snelling

We were greatly saddened to learn that former Lieutenant Governor and Senator Barbara Snelling passed away. This is a loss of one of our own, both in terms of a former VCW commissioner, and in terms of a trailblazer for women’s opportunity in Vermont. We particularly honor her accomplishments as Lieutenant Governor, the third woman ever to be elected to… Read more »