Black Lives Matter Vermont

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Black Lives Matter Vermont is a growing network of individuals, families and businesses invested in the liberation of Black Vermonters, and the deactivation of systemic racism endured by all people of color in our state. Black Lives Matter Vermont is an official non-profit organization recognized by the state of Vermont, is in close communication with the national Black Lives Matter organization, and is in the processing of becoming an official national chapter. BLM VT shares the same vision with the national movement and has a local vision as well. We identify as a peaceful, non-violent movement. The premise behind our existence is to stop the violence against Black people.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2020-04-01
Format: 2020-04-01
Sister's Keeper Conference Presented by Black Lives Matter Vermont - 08/31/2017
Black Lives Matter VT presents "My Sister's Keeper Challenge" Conference on August 31, 2017, in Stowe, Vermont. The event features speakers and discussions where women in Vermont unite against racism. Discussions include "Speaking...
Episode 2 - About the Movement - 08/08/2017
Host Ebony Nyoni, co-founder and organizer of Black Lives Matter Vermont, is joined by Brianna Lambert Jenkins, student leader at Saint Michael's College, to discuss issues and share videos about the Black Lives Matter movement. For more...
Racism in Schools - 06/13/2017
Host Ebony Nyoni, co-founder and key organizer of Black Lives Matter Vermont, discusses racism in the schools, in particular the Milton school district, after an incident between students went unaddressed by school officials. Guests include...

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Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger Offers City Resources in response to Covid 19 Pandemic

Burlington Resource & Recovery Center: On Monday, March 23, we launched the Burlington COVID-19 Resource & Recovery Center, or RRC. The RRC's function is to provide relief to the economic disruption of COVID-19. If you are a renter worried about housing security, a business owner seeking access to federal assistance, a person experiencing homelessness who needs shelter, a Burlingtonian looking for information about City taxes and fees during this time or the federal aid that is coming, or someone looking to volunteer safely, you can get a 1-1 (remote) consult at the RRC and find many resources on the website. For more information, call (802) 755-7239 or go to the City website: https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/Resources

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