Vermont Commission on Women Statewide Event Calendar

2020 Virtual 3SquaresVT Conference | Hunger Free Vermont

Online VT

Save the date! Join us on October 6th and 7th for a virtual conference to gain a deeper knowledge of 3SquaresVT and learn how new and seasoned advocates alike are working toward a hunger free Vermont. Register now! Our annual conference will be offered in an online platform this year. Join Hunger Free Vermont and DCF staff, as well as... Read more »

Free

Child Protection in Context | Voices for Vermont’s Children

Online VT

Child Protection in Context: Understanding the bigger picture for Vermont's children, youth, and families Join our free weekly series of conversations exploring the greater context in which our child protection system exists. Each week will be focused on a different topic designed to help attendees better understand how Vermont's unique landscape shapes experiences and outcomes for everyone involved and take... Read more »

Free

New England Women in Livestock Business | UNH Cooperative Extension

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New England Women in Livestock Business Tue, 10/06/2020 to Thu, 10/15/2020 10:00am - 8:30pm Virtual Learning Circles Join UNH Cooperative Extension and partnering states for a two-day focus session where women livestock producers from around New England will tune in virtually to learn how to strengthen communication and improve negotiation skills to become an even more effective employer and business... Read more »

Free

Conspiracy Talk and American Democracy Today | VT Hummanities Council

Online VT

Conspiracy theory, once on the fringes of American democracy, is now at its the center. And often conspiracies are presented without the theory. Dartmouth professor Russell Muirhead examines the nature of current conspiracy talk, and what it is doing to our democracy. Russell Muirhead is Professor of Political Science and Government at Dartmouth College, and is the co-author of "A... Read more »

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Racism in America Forum Series 2020-2021 Focus on Vermont

Online VT

Racism in America Forum Series 2020-2021 Focus on Vermont 2021 Sponsored by The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance Mount Mansfield Community Television and Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Hosted by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 273 Vermont Route 15, Jericho, Vermont Moderator: The Reverend Dr. Arnold Isidore Thomas, Pastor How far have we come as Americans in confronting racism? This is a topic that... Read more »

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A Force to be Reckoned With: Womxn in VT’s Food System | Shift Meals

Online VT

A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH: WOMXN IN VT’s FOOD SYSTEM Join us for a virtual six-part webinar series highlighting the intersectional experiences of Womxn and Femmes in all facets of the Vermont food system, from seed to hands. Every Thursday Starting September 10th Presented by City Market Onion River Co-op: City Market is Burlington’s community-owned grocery store. Guided by... Read more »

Free

COVID Response: How to Prepare Your Business for the Next COVID

Online VT

We talk about best practices for record keeping that will help you be prepared for the next round of COVID relief. While we cannot predict what additional programs the state or federal government may come out in the future, we can help you get your business ready for whatever it may be. If the words “income statement”, “estimated income”, or... Read more »

Free

Making Videos: Arts for the Internet

Online VT

SMART ARTIST VERMONT PRESENTS: Making Videos: Arts for the Internet Two FREE workshops OCT. 8th via ZOOM SMART ARTIST is a collective entity of theater, music, and dance community leaders from the organizations Theater Engine, Big Heavy World, the Vermont Dance Alliance, and Main Street Landing. We are excited to bring Vermont Creatives two FREE online workshops on how to... Read more »

Free

Abortion & Women’s Rights 1970 – Documentary

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As a continuation of our “Sex, Politics & Cocktails 2020” virtual series, Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund IE PAC is proud to premiere the first known documentary about abortion, “Abortion & Women’s Rights 1970,” on Thursday, October 8th at 6:00pm. The screening of the documentary (running time: 27 minutes) will be followed by a Q&A session with the filmmakers. Please... Read more »

$15

Community Recovery Visits: Lamoille, Grand Isle, and Windsor

Online VT

For those living in Lamoille, Grand Isle or Windsor counties, learn and contribute to the discussion at your COVID-19 Community Recovery Visit Virtual Forum. Share challenges and ideas for community recovery; connect to others working to respond, recover, and build long-term resilience; and meet with a “visiting team” of state, federal, business, and non-profit leaders who will share recovery strategies... Read more »

Free

Leading with love and empowering families. exploring covid-19 racism against AAPI Community members

Online VT

Join Bor yang, the executive director of the human rights commission in a conversation with authors Joyce Lee and An Na. Joyce Y. Lee, LCSW, PhD Candidate in Social Work and Psychology, University of Michigan is the co-author of Young, Proud, Sung-Jee, a children's book on fighting anti-Asian racism during COVID-19. An Na is a critically acclaimed author of The... Read more »

Free

Samantha Kolber Book Launch

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Join Samantha Kolber for a virtual poetry reading to celebrate the launch of her debut chapbook, "Birth of a Daughter." This event is free and open to the public and is co-presented by Bear Pond Books & the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.

Free

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) Meeting

O.N.E. Community Center 20 Allen St, Burlington

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 to 7 PM at O.N.E Community Center, 20 Allen Street in Burlington.  Free parking is available in the back of the building.  Join us on the third floor in Room 13.    WILPF is the oldest women's peace organization in the world. ... Read more »

Free

Start Up: Comprehensive Business Planning | Mercy Connections

Online VT

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... Read more »

Fall Conference: Pivot to Thrive | Women Business Owners Network

Online VT

The 2020 WBON Fall Conference will center around a highly requested theme, that of pivoting our businesses to adapt to change, and will be presented 100% online. This year has been challenging but it has also led to opportunities for growth that we never could have imagined. Our engaging speakers and workshops will inspire and educate you while our roundtable... Read more »

$25 – $45

Worksite Wellness Workshops | Vermont Department of Health

Online VT

2020-2021 Worksite Wellness virtual workshop series: Cultivating connection - supporting employee wellbeing We are excited to offer this virtual workshop series free of charge.  Registration is required, please click on each session below to find the link to register.   Sessions will be recorded and available for those not able to participate live. Wellness at Home Video Series October 15: A... Read more »

Free

Alternatives to Policing in Vermont Schools: How to Organize for Safer Schools in Your Community

Online VT

This community forum will discuss how to replace police in your school with systems that support and uplift all students. Panelists will include educator, parent, and school board perspectives. This is the second of a two part panel. This event is being co-hosted by Legal Aid Vermont, Outright Vermont, ACLU Vermont, Rights and Democracy, the Vermont Human Rights Commission, and... Read more »

Power Forward | Center for Women & Enterprise VT

Online VT

The goal of this class to provide both the opportunity and information necessary to strategically think about your business and what you need to do to successfully move through COVID and into the future. This journey allows the student to move their thinking beyond the pre-COVID business road map and develop new strategies to power forward.  The course provides a... Read more »

Free

VIRTUAL Voicing Art Poetry Reading + Call to Writers

Online VT

Poets and poetry-lovers share reflection and community by voicing verse virtually in our changing times. Gather together online for this ongoing poetry reading series to hear new works by poets written in response to the theme of “FALLING” (a word-play on autumn) inspired by the artwork, “with water in sight”, by Cynthia Rosen. And bring along any poetry you love... Read more »

Free

Bystander Intervention Conversation/training

Online VT

Join trainers from Central Vermont Showing up for Racial Justice, the Peace and Justice Center, and the Vermont Human Rights Commission to learn about the tools needed to effectively intervene as a bystander. Reflect on: The specific tactics that work Reflect on: What you need more of and find places where you can continuously engage in this work. All, to... Read more »

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