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Grassroots Organizations Launch Statewide Climate and Jobs Coalition BURLINGTON, VT – Frontline communities, labor groups, legislators, environmental advocates, social justice organizations, and others will come together this Wednesday, January 13, for the virtual launch of Vermont Renews, a statewide grassroots...
RAD's Burlington Chapter is part of a coalition working to improve tenant rights in the city by passing a Just Cause Eviction charter change, which would protect tenants from arbitrary evictions and require landlords to have a legal justification for...
So far, 2020 is proving to be a year of tumultuous and uncertain times. We are reminded almost daily of how much is at stake in the upcoming elections. From municipal boards to the presidency, we need movement champions in...
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...
As Rights & Democracy continues to closely monitor Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments in New Hampshire and Vermont, the health and well-being of our members, leaders, staff, and communities are of the utmost importance...
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...
MONTPELIER – The members of the Raise The Wage Coalition believe that working Vermonters deserve dignified, equitable working conditions, and anyone working 40 hours a week ought to be able to afford their basic needs. The Vermont Raise the Wage...
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...
Rights & Democracy is a young organization, and we currently receive the majority of our funding via grants. While strong grant sponsorship is a necessary, but not sufficient condition, as other successful non-profits such as NPR, VPR, and NHPR have...