Veto Request on Cannabis Taxation and Regulation Bill, S.54

Veto Request on Cannabis Taxation and Regulation Bill, S.54

Dear Jason, Rebecca, and Xusana, Please find attached a letter to Governor Scott, signed on behalf of the Vermont Racial...

VRJA Legislative Priorities

VRJA Legislative Priorities

In short, the murder of George Floyd, the shooting of Jacob Blake and thousands of others are a symptom of...

Mark Hughes’ Letter of Resignation from the Burlington Police Commission

Mark Hughes’ Letter of Resignation from the Burlington Police Commission

Mark A. HughesSeptember 3, 2020 My resignation from the Burlington Police Commission iseffective immediately. The statutory authority, delegated powers and...

Press release: RJA’s reaction to “Race Disparities Traffic Stop Data” published on August 24th by the University of Vermont

Press release: RJA’s reaction to “Race Disparities Traffic Stop Data” published on August 24th by the University of Vermont

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 25th, 2020 Contact: Mark Hughes (mark@justiceforallvt.org) Ashley Laporte (ashleyrlaporte@gmail.com) Vermont Racial Justice Alliance’s Point of...

New Data Shows Black Vermonters are 10x More Likely than White Vermonters to be Infected with COVID-19

New Data Shows Black Vermonters are 10x More Likely than White Vermonters to be Infected with COVID-19

Data recently released from the state clearly illustrates that racism is a public health crisis. COVID-19 does not spread evenly...

August 22: Celebrate 401 years of African American History at the First African Landing VT Commemoration

August 22: Celebrate 401 years of African American History at the First African Landing VT Commemoration

The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance and the New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church are pleased to present the second annual First African...

Burlington City Council Votes Unanimously to Pass a Historical Reparations Resolution

Burlington City Council Votes Unanimously to Pass a Historical Reparations Resolution

For Immediate Release Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 Contact: Ashley Laporte, Vermont Racial Justice Alliance Burlington City Council Votes Unanimously to...

Press Release: Racism Declared a Public Health Emergency; Groups Announce New Actions

Press Release: Racism Declared a Public Health Emergency; Groups Announce New Actions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2020 Mayor Miro Weinberger, Vermont Racial Justice Alliance, and 30-plus Chittenden County Organizations Together Declare...

Public Action Advisory on the Burlington Declaration that Racism Is a Public Health Emergency

Public Action Advisory on the Burlington Declaration that Racism Is a Public Health Emergency

We, of the Racial Justice Alliance provide the following Advisory to provide assistance to businesses, nonprofits and agencies in eradicating...

Burlington Declaration that Racism is an Emergency Health Crisis

Burlington Declaration that Racism is an Emergency Health Crisis

A couple of weeks ago, in response to the demands of the Vermont Racial Justice Alliance Operation Phoenix R.I.S.E demands,...