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Press Release: Vermont Commission on Women Welcomes Emily R. O’Hara

Montpelier, VT — The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), a non-partisan state commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls, welcomed staff member Emily R. O’Hara as their new Communications and Outreach Coordinator. E.R. O’Hara will contribute to VCW’s mission of advancing rights and opportunities for women, girls, and gender-expansive people in Vermont.

League Of Women Voters Hosts Attorney General Candidates Forum

VCW is cosponsor of this event and VCW Executive Director Cary Brown is moderator. The following press release is courtesy of League of Women Voters of Vermont.

The League of Women Voters of Vermont will host an in-person Candidates Forum for Attorney General on Thursday, September 29 at St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 1171 Main Street, from 7:00-8:30 pm. A meet-and-greet is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

Latina (Un)Equal Pay Podcast Conversation Released by Vermont Commission on Women

(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.

Vermonters Report Household Impacts of COVID-19: Survey Findings Highlight Challenges and the Supports Vermonters Say They Need Most

(Montpelier) - Pandemic-related disruptions in school and child care; inequitable divisions of household labor; increases in depression, anxiety, and substance use; and economic concerns greatly impacted Vermonters in the last year, according to a just-released survey about the impacts of COVID-19 on American households.

Co-Chairs Lisa Senecal, Kiah Morris, and Kellie B. Campbell Lead VCW

(Montpelier, VT) - The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), state government’s independent non-partisan commission advancing rights and opportunities for Vermont women and girls, begins work this fall under a new leadership structure, broadening from one to three Chairs.  Lisa Senecal was re-elected to the position and is joined by fellow Commissioners Kiah Morris and Kellie B. Campbell.

Celebrating VT Pride Week, Vermont Commission on Women Issues LGBTQ+ Equal Pay Podcast Conversation

(Montpelier) - HB Lozito, the Executive Director of Out in the Open and Representative Taylor Small, the Pride Center of Vermont’s Director of Health & Wellness speak with Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) Commissioner Sarah Mell in this third podcast in the Commission’s Equal Pay Day series.

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