Vermont Commission on Women Statewide Event Calendar

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

Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner on the Women’s Suffrage Movement: Performances and Discussions

Various VT

The Burlington Branch of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is partnering with the Vermont Suffrage Centennial Alliance and the League of Women Voters of Vermont to host four free, virtual presentations on Women’s Suffrage with Dr. Sally Roesch Wagner on October 21st, 22nd, and 23rd.  These online public programs will be sponsored by St. Michael’s College, Community... Read more »

Mister Chris and Friends Band | Vermont PBS & Let’s Grow Kids

Higher Ground 1214 Williston Road, South Burlington

The Mister Chris and Friends Band performance originally scheduled for April 4 has been postponed to October 25. All tickets for the April 4 performance will be honored at the October 25 show. Apologies for any inconvenience. — The Mister Chris and Friends Band at Higher Ground $12 advance | $15 day of show | children under 1 admitted free... Read more »

Free – $15

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 »

Writing a Healing Poem: Online Workshop

Online VT

Taking inspiration from “Adirondack Chairs” by award-winning artist, Sarah Yeoman, learn how to write an art-inspired healing poem with JC Wayne, poet and founder of The Poartry Project, for soothing peace, solace and wellbeing in our uncertain world. Sarah will be in attendance to answer participant questions. Registration required: $20. See poartry.org/workshops for more information and to register.

$20

The Embedded Racism of Public School Discipline | VT Law School

Online VT

Nationwide racial and disability-based disparities in school discipline have always been a feature of the American educational system. This presentation will provide the context and legal framework for school discipline policies nationwide and in Vermont and will discuss recent efforts to end the presence of police in our children's schools. Presented by VLS Professor Matthew Bernstein and Vermont Legal Aid... Read more »

Free

Could You Use Some Help Right Now? With Pat Heffernan of Marketing Partners | WBON

Online VT

Time is tight but there are two State of Vermont recovery programs still accepting applications from small businesses (and nonprofits). P Pat will briefly explain the process and benefits of the Small Business Recovery Technical Assistance program and the Expanded Emergency Economic Recovery Grant Program, answer questions, and share tips learned from her own business, clients, and colleagues about asking... Read more »

Free – $20

10-Week Biz Planning For Food & Ag

Online VT

Do you have a food business in its infancy?  Have you always wanted to start a food business? Has COVID interrupted your existing business and you are pivoting?  If so, The Center for Women & Enterprise in partnership with The Center for an Agricultural Economy has a course for you: 10-Week Business Planning Course.  This course is intended for new... Read more »

Free

Democracies, Libraries, and Free Information | VT Humanities Council

Online VT

Democracy works only when citizens enjoy unfettered access to good information. But a broken system of publishing can impede this learning. UVM dean of libraries Bryn Geffert shares the innovative ways that some libraries get information into the hands of everyone who needs it. Register for this free talk Underwriter: University of Vermont Humanities Center Partner: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation... Read more »

Emma Willard: Early Female Education & Campaign for Suffrage | VT Humanities Council

Online VT

Emma Willard founded the first school for women’s higher education in the United States. Saint Michael’s History professor Susan Ouellette describes how the educational opportunities provided by Willard’s schools laid the groundwork for the early suffrage movement, although Willard was not a suffragist herself. Susan Ouellette is professor of History and American Studies at Saint Michael's College, and the author... Read more »

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

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

Make Money Move: A Candid Conversation About Money | BYP

Online VT

2020 did not go as planned. Whether your finances have taken a beating, or you have taken these few months to save and start laying down the groundwork for your next big financial venture, you could use some financial guidance. From investing and navigating credit card debt to home buying and student loans, the team of experts at NEFCU are... Read more »

Free

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 »

Free

Democracy 20/20 Discussion with Suzanne Brown

Online VT

Vermont Humanities Digital Channels Please note: this free event will be held on Zoom, but pre-registration is required. The event is limited to 15 participants. Supplemental materials will be provided by email upon registration. Register to attend these free sessions.   Vermont Humanities program scholar Suzanne Brown will expertly lead attendees in a discussion of three short selections that will... Read more »

Free

“A Woman, Ain’t I?” | Vermont Humanities Council

Online VT

American Association of University Women, Bennington Please note: this event will be hosted online by the American Association of University Women, Bennington Branch. To attend and receive the event login, register in advance by visiting bit.ly/AAUW-VT or by sending an email to aauwbennvt@gmail.com. Born a slave in New Paltz, New York, Isabella Baumfree walked away from slavery and in her travels... Read more »

Steps to Start Your Business | CWE Vermont

Online VT

Where: Online When: Monday, 11/16/2020 9:30-11:30am Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976371 If you are planning to start a business or are in the early stages of launching one, then this workshop is for you. In this workshop, you will learn to: • Develop your business ideas and planning • Consider your legal structure • Discuss choosing a name and entity • How to obtain... Read more »

$5

Steps to Grow Your Business | CWEVT

Online VT

Where: Online When: Wednesday, 11/18/2020 9-11am Registration: https://cwewbc.ecenterdirect.com/events/976374 Have you been in business for 2-4 years and earned some steady clients, but want to take your business to the next level? Has the pandemic disrupted your normal customers and you are looking to pivot? This workshop will cover some basic strategies to grow your revenue base and evaluate the direction your... Read more »