Below is a selection of upcoming events in Vermont relevant to the left.
The FreeHer Campaign has been pushing for the decarceration of women in Vermont and throughout New England. The Vermont campaign has been canvassing, running phone banks, and organizing events to mobilize the community.
Below is a selection of upcoming events in Vermont relevant to the left. Have an upcoming event? Let us know.
When Ali Amani received his lease renewal agreement last month, he was shocked. Amani, who manages Little Morocco Cafe in the Old North End, read that his monthly rent would increase from $1,875 to $5,000 as of July 31, 2023.
From Bad to Worse? Vermont Sent Youth from Abusive Woodside to Another Facility with Its Own Abuse Allegations
Content warning: This article contains text describing the sexual assault, rape, and abuse of minors.
The State of Vermont has agreed to a $4.5 million settlement in a civil lawsuit filed in December 2021 on behalf of seven youth formerly lodged at Woodside Juvenile Rehabilitation Center.
What does a massive deforestation and land development project by police in Atlanta have to do with Burlington, Vermont, more than a thousand miles away? Follow the money.
A Timeline of Reasons Why Burlington Police Cannot Be Policed by Politicians or Themselves
Our timeline of 26 different incidents of violence, incompetence, or malfeasance since 2019 should show why activists have good reason to conclude that the mayor, council, and various police chiefs can never hold police accountable.
This past weekend at Burlington’s Flynn Theater, the annual Black Experience celebrated Vermont’s Black communities with activists, musicians, and dancers. Billed as “Vermont’s flagship Black History Month” event, Saturday’s activities concluded with an on-stage conversation with Angela Davis.
Flynn and YMCA Claim Neutrality in Policing Conversations, but Panelists are a Political Choice
As Town Meeting Day approaches, more public figures and organizations are intervening in the public debate over one item in particular on Burlington’s ballot: the community control of police charter change.
“Hold up, folks, the employees saw us and are calling the cops.” The message came in only 15 minutes after my roommate and I left, flush with almost a dozen bags stuffed with yogurt, cheese, and frozen meals.