Burlington Mayor's Press Conference: Mayor Weinberger to Announce New Actions to Address Racism as a Public Health Emergency

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Mayor Miro Weinberger, members of the Vermont Racial Justice Alliance, and 30-plus participating organizations announce a community declaration of racism as a public health emergency, immediate actions to address that emergency, and a commitment to participate in ongoing joint action to eliminate race-based health disparities and eradicate systemic racism in Chittenden County.

Mayor Miro Weinberger, City of Burlington

Mark Hughes, Vermont Racial Justice Alliance

Mayumi Cornell, Vermont Racial Justice Alliance

Dr. Stephen Leffler, UVM Medical Center

Karen Paul, Burlington City Council

Maura Collins, Vermont Housing Finance Agency

Tom Torti, Lake Champlain Chamber

Zoraya Hightower, Burlington City Council

Rev. Christopher Von Cockrell, New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church and Vermont Racial Justice Alliance



1 Friday July 17, 2020 at 6:00 PM
2 Saturday July 18, 2020 at 10:00 PM
3 Sunday July 19, 2020 at 3:00 AM
4 Sunday July 19, 2020 at 9:00 AM
5 Monday July 20, 2020 at 2:00 PM


Charlie Giannoni