Posts filed under: Politics

Rep. Kiah Morris, a leader and consultant on issues of diversity, equity, and leadership, has joined the Rights & Democracy staff as its Movement Politics Director in Vermont...
I’m hard wired as an optimist, but today—post-Super Tuesday and after a 72-hour period which saw Bernie Sanders drop from the definitive presidential front runner to underdog—has really put that to the test....
Rights & Democracy (RAD) members have voted to endorse a slate of twelve candidates across three communities during upcoming elections on Town Meeting Day...
The Vermont House and Senate Committees on Appropriations are seeking public input on the Governor’s Recommended FY 2021 State Budget...
Wow, what a year it’s been at Rights & Democracy here in Vermont. 2019 was a rebuilding year for RADVT. We brought on Dan Fingas as our organizing director and then Liz Filskov and Betsy McGavisk in June and August...
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...
Have you ever considered running for office, or participating in a campaign, but found the whole process daunting? Leadership Education and Development Vermont (LEAD-VT) is here to clear the air about how to win a campaign. Join Rights & Democracy,...
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...