On the first day of the leg session, a diverse group of grassroots organizations are coming together to lay out our legislative priorities to meet the needs of our communities & put people and the planet over profit.
Agenda will include:
12:00-12:30pm: Press Conference and Rally on State House steps: Invited speakers include include: Lt. Governor elect David Zuckerman, Senator elect Debbie Ingram, Ebony Nyoni - Black Lives Matter VT, James Ehlers - Lake Champlain International, Sarah Launderville - Vermont Center of Independent Living, Max Barrows - Green Mountain Self Advocates, Mari Cordes -Rights & Democracy, & Charlie Delaney - Abenaki member.
2:00-3:30pm: Public Forum: Towards A People’s Agenda in Vermont (Christ Episcopal Church, 64 State St, Montpelier) (Includes special presentation from Paul Cillo of Public Assets Institute on a Framework For Progress)
Participating Organizations Include: Black Lives Matter VT, Lake Champlain International, Vermont Center for Independent Living, Green Mountain Self-Advocates, Rights & Democracy VT, Public Assets Institute, Disability Rights Vermont, Justice For All, Green Mountain Labor Council - AFL-CIO, Voices for Vermont's Children, Peace & Justice Center, Vermont Workers' Center, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform, Rainbow Umbrella of Central Vermont, Sierra Club - Vermont Chapter, SEIU Local 200United, Coalition of Vermont Elders