All posts by: Shay Totten

My name is Teddy Waszazak and I’m a member of Rights & Democracy (RAD). Like more than 50,000 of my neighbors in the Green Mountain State, I have struggled to find work that pays more than $15 an hour. While...
My name is Mary Gerisch and I’m a member of Rights & Democracy (RAD) and a leader the RAD Bennington Chapter. The lack of access to safe drinking water has caused significant strain on thousands of Vermonters’ health and finances—far...
My name is Jubilee McGill and I’m a member of Rights & Democracy (RAD). Like you, real-life experiences lit a fire in me and fueled my desire to make real changes. Six years ago, my husband and I found out...
We're asking you take a moment between now and the end of the year to celebrate with Rights & Democracy around some of the incredible victories from this past year and help us build power and organize in communities throughout...
Help us raise $10,000 in one day! How? Your #GivingTuesday donation will be matched dollar for dollar up to a total of $5,000....
Winning a veto-proof majority in the House means that we've shifted the balance of power in our state from a pen back to the people. We have paved the way to pass bold legislation like a $15 an hour minimum...
by Martha Sylvester Vermont’s nickname is the Green Mountain State, and all of our beautiful state—from our wildlife to our economy—needs clean water for survival. It has been over two years since I’ve been able to consume the water that...
We’re down to the final DAYS of this historic midterm election where Rights & Democracy members are doing all they can to ensure a record turnout on Tuesday, November 6th....
“Whether you care about the environment or women’s rights or racial justice or what’s happening to our sisters and brothers on the southern border, all that we love is on the line.” Those were the words of Sen. Nina Turner...
On Saturday, October 5th, my heart broke. I felt outraged, silenced, and betrayed as I watched the Senate vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Forty nine Republicans and one Democrat showed that they have no respect for...