Vermont Commission on Women Statewide Event Calendar

Gender Bias in the Media | VTDigger & Vermont Has Her Back

Online VT

Vermont Commission on Women leaders from Vermont’s political, business, and nonprofit sectors signed an open letter from Vermont Has Her Back calling on the state’s press corps to reflect on the way women in politics are covered and to address gender bias in journalism. Thursday evening April 1 VTDigger and Vermont Has Her Back present this free event exploring diversity,... Read more »

Free

Mid-Winter Parents Circle | SafeArt

Online VT

Mid-Winter Parents Circle SafeArt starts new offerings to resource parents during the pandemic. The First circle is February 18th continues bi-weekly Thursdays through April 7:30-9:00pm Mid-Winter Parents Circle combined offering includes bi-weekly groups and one-on-one coaching - sliding scale fee $150-$500. *To join the groups without individual coaching, $50-$150. For more information or to pre-register, email info@safeart.org or call (802)685-3138.... Read more »

$50 – $500

Medicare & You Workshop | Central VT Council on Aging

Online VT

Medicare & You Workshops are offered regularly to help individuals who are new to the Medicare system. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we are pleased to announce CVCOA is offering Medicare & You sessions remotely using Zoom. If you want to participate, pre-register with us by calling (802) 479-0531 or email to: medicareworkshops@cvcoa.org. When you register, you will receive information on... Read more »

Free

Start Up: Comprehensive Business Planning

Zoom

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 business financials. Using the framework of writing a business plan, students learn the language of business and graduate armed with the... Read more »

Defunding Means…ABOLITION: Re-envisioning Community Involvement | UVM Women & Gender Equity Center

Online VT

The UVM Women & Gender Equity Center is honored to present opportunities for virtual connection and learning in the spirit of the past 16-year offering of the Dismantling Rape Culture Conference. They present the first of three virtual offerings in collaboration with the Women’s Justice and Freedom Initiative: Defunding Means...ABOLITION: Re-envisioning Community Involvement.  An evening in conversation with Ashley Messier,... Read more »

Free

Everything Everyone Needs to Know to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse | Prevent Child Abuse Vermont

Online VT

This interactive training covers essential information for all adults to be better prepared to protect children from sexual abuse. Adults who are parents, caregivers, teachers, and other professionals want children to have abuse-free childhoods. This training is an important step! As a participant, you will: a) learn interactive tools that work to keep children safe from sexual abuse b) learn... Read more »

Free – $25

The 4th Amendment | The People’s Law School

Online VT

Missed the event? Watch the recording!  While there is still a need for social distancing, the events will held on Zoom. Please register at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_YPKaRmY0Rmm-_v-uKuazHg. There are a limited number of in-person seats at the O.N.E. Community Center at 20 Allen Street, Burlington. If you would like to come in person, please get in touch with Sandy Baird at 802-355-4968... Read more »

Free

For the Love of N’dakinna: Abenaki Continuity and Adaptation | Vermont Humanities

Online VT

Abenaki people have thrived within N’dakinna, their homeland, for more than 10,000 years. While the people and their culture have changed during this time, the core values of their ancestors have remained constant. Melody Walker Brook, citizen of the Elnu Abenaki Band of N’dakinna and former chair of the Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs, describes how these core values... Read more »

Free

Charity and Sylvia: A Same-Sex Couple in Early Vermont

Brownell Library 6 Lincoln Street, Essex Junction

Drawing from the Sheldon Museum collections, archivist Eva Garcelon-Hart presents the story of two extraordinary women, Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake, who were accepted in early 19th-century rural Vermont as a married couple. The collection served as the basis of the popular book Charity & Sylvia: A Same-Sex Couple in Early America by Rachel Hope Cleaves (Oxford University Press, 2014). Eva Garcelon-Hart is... Read more »

Free

Eating While Fat

Online VT

APRIL 7 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Comic Josie Leavitt shares her hilarious attempts at exercising and dieting, addresses fat shaming, and describes her struggle for body acceptance in a society that could do more to welcome different bodies. Josie Leavitt is a stand-up comic, educator, and founder of the Vermont Comedy Divas. Register here for this free talk.

Free

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

Vermont Family Network Annual Conference: Imagine, Inspire, Innovate

Online VT

“IMAGINE, INSPIRE, INNOVATE” VFN Annual Conference 2021 April 8th 9:00-2:30 and April 9th 9:00-2:30 FREE EVENT – Register Here! Attention all Registrants! – A Zoom link for the conference will be sent the day before on Wednesday April 7th. Please join us for our 2021 Annual Conference, held over two days on Thursday, April 8th 9:00-2:30 and Friday, April 9th 9:00-2:30. As... Read more »

Free

TECHNICOOL: Keeping Kids Safe on the Internet | Prevent Child Abuse Vermont

Online VT

There are multiple kinds of digital risks for children today, such as internet pornography, online groomers, and sexting. It is important for caregivers and teachers to have the information and tools to respond. Adults in this workshop will: a) learn the digital risks for children and strategize ways to keep children and youth safe in digital environments and b) learn... Read more »

Free – $25

Anti-Oppression/Anti-Racism Discussion Group planning meeting | Elevateher

Online VT

Thanks to so many of you for responding to our recent survey regarding an ElevateHer Anti-Oppression/Anti-Racism Discussion Group. We’ve had so many positive responses and are excited to be moving forward with this important work! The overwhelming majority preferred meeting monthly, so we are proceeding with that planning. We are targeting the week of April 26 for our first Discussion... Read more »

Free

Storytelling for Business: Farm & Produce | CWE VT

Online VT

Date: 4/9/21 Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Status: Open - 20 places remaining Registration Deadline: 4/9/21 8:00 AM (EDT) Point of Contact: Monique Priestley Program Format: Online Meeting (Live) Training Topics: Business Plan, Business Start-up/Preplanning, COVID-19 Financing Capital, COVID-19 General Support, Customer Relations, Managing a Business, Marketing/Sales, Other, Rural Business Devel., Social Media, Woman-owned Businesses Description: Storytelling for Business: Farm & Produce Friday 12:00-2:00pm 4/9 Storytelling:... Read more »

Courageous Conversations | Catamount Arts

Online VT

A four part interactive series supported by the Vermont Humanities Council Sundays April 11, April 18, April 25, and May 2, 9:00 am – 10:00 am Location: Online via Zoom Cost: FREE (while the event is free you must register to receive the link to participate) This four part series offers a hospitable space for participants to take up the hard... Read more »

Free

Powering Through COVID: In-Person/High-Touch | CWE VT

Online VT

Date/Time: The Core of Your Business Brand 4/12/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Websites & Google MyBusiness 4/19/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Appointment, ECommerce & Payment 4/26/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Email Newsletters 5/3/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Social Media 101 5/10/21 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT) Social Media 201 Paid Campaigns... Read more »

Free

Powering Through COVID: Farm & Produce | CWE VT

Online VT

Date/Time: The Core of Your Business Brand 4/13/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Websites & Google MyBusiness 4/20/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Appointment, ECommerce & Payment 4/27/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Email Newsletters 5/4/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Social Media 101 5/11/21 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EDT) Social Media 201 Paid Campaigns... Read more »

Free

Early Childhood Education Capacity Grants Presentation | Vermont Community Loan Fund

Online VT

Vermont Community Loan Fund Presentation for ECE Capacity Grants and EC Programs – 4/13 The Vermont Community Loan Fund (VCLF), the Alliance’s parent organization, is hosting a business strategies presentation focused on early childhood education capacity grants and early childhood programs on Tuesday, April 13, from 6:15 pm to 7:30 pm. This online/real-time training will provide an overview of important... Read more »

Free

Writing an Art-Inspired Tone Poem: Online Workshop

Online VT

A key foundational technique for creating an arresting painting is the value study - sketching out the darks, mid-tones and lights. What happens if we apply this technique to writing a "tone "poem, building from weighty depth to buoyant lightness? Join poet, JC Wayne, to discover the answer together! We will write our tone poem inspired by artist, Kari Ganoung... Read more »

$22