Posts by Mark Hughes

Richard Kemp Center, In Burlington

Introducing the Richard Kemp Center The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance (VRJA), in partnership with with community and other stakeholders has...

Mr Governor, Please Address COVID-19 As an Emergency That it Is

COVID-19 is at unprecedented highs and leadership seems determined to ride it out as Black and Brown and poor folks...

It Ain’t Over

Though the governor, and others have made the political decision to lift the COVID-19 “emergency” declaration across Vermont, the pandemic...

Cultural Empowerment Center

Cultural Empowerment Center

Vermont Racial Justice Alliance CULTURAL EMPOWERMENT AND ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT FUND August 24, 2021 CULTURAL EMPOWERMENT AND ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT FUND The...

West Central VT CEDS Workshop

At the heart of  racial disparities that present themselves across all social determinants as a result of systemic racism are...

Take a Knee, then Stand Up

Take a Knee, then Stand Up

Take a Knee, then Stand Up! I took a knee in City Hall Park today for nine minutes and twenty-nine...

Legislature Says Racism is a Public Health Emergency Alliance Announces “Turning the Curve on Systemic Racism” Campaign

Legislature Says Racism is a Public Health Emergency Alliance Announces “Turning the Curve on Systemic Racism” Campaign

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 24, 2021 Contact: Stephanie Gomory, 802-505-5587info@vtracialjusticealliance.org Vermont Legislature Resolves that Racism is a Public Health Emergency Vermont...

Vermont Racial Justice Alliance 2021 Legislative Session Wrap-up

Vermont Racial Justice Alliance 2021 Legislative Session Wrap-up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2021Contact: Stephanie Gomory, 802-505-5587info@vtracialjusticealliance.org Vermont Racial Justice Alliance 2021 Legislative Session Wrap-up (Burlington, VT) — ...

Operation Phoenix R.I.S.E. – Restructuring Public Safety

Operation Phoenix R.I.S.E. – Restructuring Public Safety

OPERATION PHOENIX R.I.S.E. Join the Town Hall Meeting to contribute to the “robust community engagement” that will inform the BPD...

Long Road Ahead

Long Road Ahead

There’s a Long Road Ahead This legislative session has been a disappointing one thus far.  Of our A.C.T. asks, H.210, the...