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What a day! Thank you to all of our member volunteers, leaders, and staff who helped make our Annual Membership Assembly and People Power Summit a huge success! In case you missed it, the announcement that made the news is...
BRATTLEBORO – Rights & Democracy members have overwhelmingly voted to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary.  The announcement was released today in front of hundreds of members at Rights & Democracy’s (RAD) annual Membership Assembly and People...
Below are the Board of Director nominees who are up for election at this year’s Rights & Democracy Membership Assembly on Saturday, November 16th. We had a strong interest across both states for the open positions on the Board, and...
Join Rights & Democracy (RAD) for our Annual Membership Assembly and People Power Summit Our annual daylong event features special guest speakers, workshops, community building, and FUN.  This is RAD’s annual opportunity for members to vote on our c4 Board...
An overwhelming display of solidarity at the People’s Convention in Detroit reminded us that physical gatherings are powerful. “When we connect with members from groups all over the country, we realize that we are connected to a bigger movement,” said ...
Despite an emotional and articulated display of solidarity by dozens of Vermonters, the Green Mountain Care Board approved a health insurance rate hike of 10.1 and 12.4-percent. Mary Alice Bisbee said, “We all need our fundamental needs met and one...
The Green Mountain Care Board will soon determine if the health insurance premiums for more than 80,000 Vermonters are going to be substantially hiked – by as much as nearly 16 percent! Are you one of them? If so, we’re...
Well … now what? More than a month out we’re still scratching our heads at the legislative session that wasn’t. Where the “veto-proof majority” that so many of you worked hard to help elect simply failed to live up to...
We need calls and emails to legislators and legislative leadership to demonstrate there is significant support for raising the minimum wage this session! Legislators are discussing how to raise the minimum wage to align more closely with the state’s base...
It’s time for legislators to improve the lives of everyday Vermonters by passing legislation that ensures economic equality and sustainable local economies.  That was the message this week from Vermont workers, business owners and community leaders.  Workers, business owners, and...