The COVID-19 pandemic and related recession has both highlighted the persistent racial and gendered economic inequalities that Black women face in the labor market and exacerbated them. Black women were over-represented in many low-paying jobs recognized as "essential" during the pandemic, but dismissed as "low-skilled" before. Despite this recognition, these jobs continue to be undervalued with low wages and few... Read more »
Are you interested in developing a healthier and more meaningful life while managing the COVID 19 pandemic? Join the COVID Support VT staff for exploration of the 8 components of wellness and balance. Each week, facilitators will focus on one aspect of the Wellness Wheel, and provide support, encouragement and opportunities for interaction for participants as they find new ways... Read more »
Join COVID Support Vermont in an hour of journaling prompts and free writes to process and understand how we as individuals and a community are making our way through the COVID-19 pandemic here in Vermont. Bring writing materials and an open mind to our weekly sessions.
Level 1 – August 4th 6:00-8:30pm – Miller Center in Burlington. Please visit the Burlington Parks and Recreation Department website to sign up. All workshop fees are non-refundable and not transferable and all classes are LGBTQ friendly. Level I Workshop: The 2.5-Hour Introductory Women’s Empowerment Self-Defense Program This beginner workshop utilizes both large and small group instruction. By adhering to a 5:1 student-to-instructor ratio, The Safety... Read more »
Action for Safety is a self-defense and violence prevention program for girls aged 10-13. The overarching goals of this national initiative are to increase the number of girls and young women who have the skills and resources to protect their physical autonomy and personal safety; to help girls and young women recognize and claim their right to be free from... Read more »