Vermont Commission on Women Statewide Event Calendar

Coping with COVID: Managing Re-entry Anxiety | COVID Support VT

Online VT

With an end in sight to the restrictions of the COVID pandemic, the re-entry back into “normalcy” has been a surprising source of worry. About this event According to the American Psychological Association, nearly 50% of Americans feel anxious about resuming in-person contact, regardless of vaccination status. Join us to explore techniques to manage stress and create a personal framework... Read more »

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The People’s Law School: Understanding State Government

Online VT

  Attorney General TJ Donovan, the Association of Africans Living in Vermont (AALV), Vermont Racial Justice Alliance, and the Vermont Institute for Community and International Involvement (VICII) today announced The People’s Law School—a series of free, virtual presentations on contemporary topics impacting the lives of Vermonters. The series, which begins on April 7, 2021, will provide practical information about a... Read more »

Free

Contextualizing Juneteenth

Roosevelt Park 57 Oak St, Burlington

Generations after the end of slavery in the United States, the complete promise of Juneteenth has yet to be fulfilled. Join four of Vermont's Black leaders as they look back at 156 years since Emancipation, discuss the modern Black American experience, and look forward to what full liberation ultimately means. Facilitated by Belan Antensaye, and featuring panelists: Xusana Davis Zoraya... Read more »

Juneteenth; Living Liberation

Vermont State House 115 State Street, Montpelier

We will be commemorating Juneteenth this year with a celebratory evening on the State House Lawn in Montpelier. Our celebration and reflections will be focused on the word ‘Liberation’ as we share Black History in Vermont and make space to discuss the continued impacts of systemic racism in our state. This community event will include food available for pre-order from... Read more »

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The People’s Law School: Employment Law 101

Online VT

A People's Law School Event - with Josh Diamond & Emily Adams from the Attorney General's Office. Attorney General TJ Donovan, the Association of Africans Living in Vermont (AALV), Vermont Racial Justice Alliance, and the Vermont Institute for Community and International Involvement (VICII) today announced The People’s Law School—a series of free, virtual presentations on contemporary topics impacting the lives... Read more »

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The People’s Law School: Family Law 101

Online VT

A People's Law School Event - with the Attorney General's Office. Attorney General TJ Donovan, the Association of Africans Living in Vermont (AALV), Vermont Racial Justice Alliance, and the Vermont Institute for Community and International Involvement (VICII) today announced The People’s Law School—a series of free, virtual presentations on contemporary topics impacting the lives of Vermonters. The series, which begins... Read more »

Free

The People’s Law School: Understanding Your First Amendment Rights

Online VT

A People's Law School Event - with Ben Battles from the Attorney General's Office Attorney General TJ Donovan, the Association of Africans Living in Vermont (AALV), Vermont Racial Justice Alliance, and the Vermont Institute for Community and International Involvement (VICII) today announced The People’s Law School—a series of free, virtual presentations on contemporary topics impacting the lives of Vermonters. The... Read more »

Free

Women’s Empowerment Self-Defense Workshop Level 1 | The Safety Team

Robert Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court , Burlington

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 »

$37

Action for Safety | Girls Inc. & Dartmouth Hitchcock

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Women's Health Resource Center On the Mall, Lebanon

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 »

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