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With your support, and the support of your friends and neighbors, together we can ensure make sure that when people say “People Power” in New Hampshire that what they will picture is all of us, together, making the world a...
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...
A few weeks ago I was in handcuffs, one of six People’s Action members arrested at Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office in Washington, D.C.. We engaged in a peaceful protest after we asked Mitch to step out of the way of...
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...
Congratulations are in order to the four RAD-endorsed candidates who won on Tuesday, as well as the two candidates who fell short (but ran inspired campaigns). Leading up to Town Meeting Day, Rights & Democracy endorsed six candidates around the...
Rights & Democracy (RAD) is excited to announce that it is endorsing candidates in each of the upcoming City Council races! Our members have said it is important for us, as part of RAD’s ongoing commitment to the issues facing...
Around New Year's Eve every year, I like to reflect on the highlights from the previous year in our work. I hope in reading this you may be so moved to help me reach my fundraising goal for Rights &...
The nurses at the UVM Medical Center are struggling to reach a fair contract that ensures quality patient care and safe staffing. Community members (ie. their patients) in Chittenden County cities and towns are following the lead of the Burlington...
A major concern with the Republican bill in Congress is the potential elimination of coverage for addiction recovery....