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October 3, 2014

Issued: September 18, 2014                     

(Montpelier) - In 2005, the Vermont Agency of Human Services (AHS) developed the Incarcerated Women’s Initiative (IWI) to address the growing number of women in prison and minimize the impact on the inmates’ children, families and communities.

September 25, 2014

(Montpelier) – Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives Shap Smith has appointed Lynn Batchelor of Derby Line to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW).

September 25, 2014

Issued: September 23, 2014

WHO: Co-sponsored by: Vermont Commission on Women, Vermonters for Criminal Justice Reform, Vermont Bar Association, Vermont Women’s Fund, Vermont Women’s Legislative Caucus, Vermont Law School (VLS) and VLS’s Black Law Students’ Association, Women’s Law Group, and National Lawyers’ Guild

July 29, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY, Issued 7/2/14

What:           Hearing in Washington Superior Court in a case involving the Vermont Equal Pay Act of 2002 in Vermont Human Rights Commission et al vs. State of Vermont

When:          Wednesday morning, July 30th 9:00

July 15, 2014

(Montpelier) – Speaker of the Vermont House Shap Smith has reappointed Danielle Martel of St. Albans to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women.

June 26, 2014

Just over a week from now, on June 23rd, President Obama will convene a White House Summit on Working Families, focusing on strengthening our nation’s workplaces to better support working families, boost businesses’ bottom lines, and ensure America’s global economic competitiveness in the comin

June 23, 2014

(Montpelier) – Governor Peter Shumlin has reappointed Eileen Boland of Wheelock to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW).

June 23, 2014

(Montpelier) – Vermont advocates, workers, business owners and policy leaders will share their successful work in supporting affordable quality childcare, workplace flexibility, and equal pay at the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families in Washington, D.C., on Monday.

May 29, 2014

(Montpelier) – Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Melinda Moulton to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW).

     Commissioner Moulton is the Chief Executive Officer and Sustainable Redeveloper, along with President Lisa Steele, of the Main Street Landing properties on Burlington’s Lake Champlain waterfront.   

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