Vermont Commission on Women Statewide Event Calendar

Homelessness Awareness Day & Memorial Vigil

Vermont State House 115 State Street, Montpelier

Every year in January concerned citizens and housing and homeless service providers from across Vermont gather at the State House in Montpelier for a day to engage their representatives and senators and to renew the commitment to end homelessness in our state. This year, the annual Homelessness Awareness Day and Memorial Vigil will take place on Wednesday, January 16th, 2019.... Read more »

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Vermont’s Lucy Terry Prince: Black Mother of the Republic

Vermont History Museum 109 State Street, Montpelier

Of the millions of women stolen from Africa and sold into slavery in colonial America, only two are remembered as poets. One of these, Lucy Terry Prince, was celebrated by her white and black contemporaries as the “sable mother” of the American Republic. Her poetry challenges us to re-think how we tell the story of American literature and to re-think... Read more »

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Hidden in Plain Sight – The Truth About Systemic Racism

Aldrich Public Library 6 Washington St., Barre

The Vermont Attorney General And Human Rights Commission Task Force on Act 54 Racial Disparities in State Systems Report in 2017 indicated that “In addition, and likely related to the income disparities, racial disparities have been documented in each of the areas identified in Act 54 (education, labor and employment, housing, healthcare and economic development).”   Until we can gain a... Read more »

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