(Montpelier, VT) – Governor Phil Scott has appointed Hazel Brewster of Stowe to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.
Learn more about the expansive work of our Change The Story VT partnership initiative with Vermont Women’s Fund and Vermont Works for Women over the last 7 years.
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Via Jessica Nordhaus and Al Johnson-Kurts for Change The Story:
We have some news.
After a successful 7 years, the Change The Story initiative is coming to a close.
Change The Story was always envisioned as a time-limited initiative - one that would sunset after a certain number of years and accomplishments. We'll be proud to wrap up our work on March 31st having:
Commentary by Kellie Campbell, Ed.D., VCW co-chair
The Reproductive Liberty Amendment (RLA) to the Vermont Constitution has passed in the Vermont Senate twice, in April 2019 and in April 2021, and in the Vermont House once in May 2019. The House will vote again soon. If the House passes the RLA again, Vermont voters will decide whether to adopt the Amendment on Election Day in November of this year.
On Wednesday, January 26th from 6:00 - 8:00 pm, the House Committee on Human Services will hold a public hearing.
VCW launched a series of podcast conversations in 2021, continuing our decades-long practice of drawing Vermonter’s attention to the gender wage gap by marking Equal Pay Day.
Our plans expanded beyond exclusively highlighting “all women’s” Equal Pay Day and we focused on multiple widely recognized Equal Pay Days throughout the year.
(Montpelier) - The Vermont Commission on Women has just released Latina (Un)Equal Pay, the fifth in a series of podcast conversations examining the ways sexism, racism, homophobia, and ableism intersect, creating much larger wage gaps for women of color, women living with disabilities, and members of our LGBTQ+ community.