Posts by Mark Hughes

Governor Proclaims PR.2, Amendment to Abolish Slavery will be on the Ballot in November

Yesterday Governor Scott released a the following Declaration: “I, Philip B. Scott, Governor of the State of Vermont, do proclaim Proposal 2 is herewith...

Slavery is a Crime Against Humanity

Abolish Slavery Vermont!   From our proposals for oversight of the criminal justice system (Act 54, 2017) and racial equity (Act...

Maximum Impact Poetry

Honoring the launch of Vermont’s Abolish Slavery Campaign, husband wife duo Tribal Raine and Max Parthas are right out of...

Abolish Slavery Vermont Campaign Liftoff

Abolish Slavery Vermont!  Get ready for liftoff!Long before the 13th Amendment, in 1777 Vermont was the first state to constitutionalize slavery...

Alliance and Partners Host Forum on Public Health Emergency – Racism

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: April 6, 2022 Media Contact: Miha Longmore info@vtracialjusticealliance.org Vermont Racial Justice Alliance (VRJA) announces plans...

The “Resignation” of Director Green

Regarding the “Resignation” of Director Tyeastia Green, Burlington Racial Equity Inclusion and Belonging Department February 21, 2022 First let me...

PR.2 Public Testimony

Public Legislative Hearing: Constitutional Amendment to Abolish Slavery and Indentured Servitude in Vermont “There is a profound need to acknowledge that...

Slavery Abolishment And Economic Equity

        Abolishing Slavery  Vermont House Government Operations is taking testimony on Proposal 2 (PR.2), a Constitutional Amendment prohibiting slavery...

Abolishing Slavery and Economic Impact of Systemic Racism

Abolishing Slavery and Economic Impact of Systemic Racism   Abolishing Slavery  The 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in...

Vermont Racial Justice Foundation: Passing of the Board Chair, Reverend Doctor Christopher Von Cockrell.

December 10, 2021 Statement Chair of the Board of the Vermont Racial Justice Foundation, Reverend Doctor Christopher Von Cockrell passed...