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