Peace & Justice Center's Panel on Racial Justice Work in Vermont
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This webinar/panel is scheduled in conjunction with the George Floyd protests in order to give protesters a next step. It is moderated by PJC Board Member Jayna Ahsaf and features UVM student activist Harmony Edosomwan. Panelists include representatives from organizations and groups that are doing racial justice work in Vermont. Each panelist gives an overview of what their group does and how YOU can get involved. Info followed by a short Q&A.
Our hope is that people who are not already immersed in this critical work will find a way to get involved. There is so much good work happening and we need to keep building momentum.
Webinar features representatives from the following groups:
Steffen Gillom, for Windham County NAACP and Rutland Area NAACP
Lupita with interpretation by Marita Canedo, Migrant Justice
Dia Brown, Black Lives Matter of Greater Burlington
Wafic Faour, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine
Kina Thorpe, Peace & Justice Center
Nicholas Glass, Loving Day Vermont
Asma Elhuni, Vermont/NH Lawyers Guild and Rise! Upper Valley
Joanna Colwell, SURJ Middlebury
Patricia Fontaine, SURJ Burlington
Alyssa Chen, Vermont Coalition for Ethnic and Social Equity in the Schools
Bor Yang, Human Rights Commission
Maria Castine, Community Voices for Immigrant Rights
Reverend Arnold Thomas, Justice for All and the Racial Justice Alliance
Shela Linton, The Root Social Justice Center
Diana Gonzalez, State Representative