RISE! is a POC, Black and Queer led grassroots organization working diligently against the violently oppressive actions of Police and ICE. We are working to provide aid to our members who come from communities affected by police brutality and ICE raids.
I Am Vermont Too project shines a light on the experiences of POC across Vermont. The project is opportunity for reflection and dialogue for people who may unaware of their perpetuating racial stereotypes and harm. POC are invited to post photos.
Black Lives Matter of Greater Burlington (BLMGB) is an unofficial chapter of the national and global #BlackLivesMatter movement. Greater Burlington is loosely defined as north to Milton, east to Jericho, south to Richmond, and west to Burlington. Our Vision To see the greater Burlington area transformed into a place where all Black people thrive bodily, socially, and economically. Our Mission To organize poor Black folk and their natural allies, cultivate the peoples’ culture, and model the beloved community in which we want to exist to achieve our collective liberation.
The Windham County Vermont Branch of the NAACP is dedicated to serving the needs and promoting the social, economic, political and inter-personal power of people of color and their allies living in our county. We hope you can be part of that mission too.
It is our hope that people will choose at least one group to get involved with a long term commitment. Most of these groups need member, volunteers, and donors. Please give deeply of your time and resources. More people need to do more
Since 1979 the Peace & Justice Center has been a leader in social justice activism in Vermont. Our Board and Staff work with community members, local businesses, non-profit organizations, activists, and volunteers to help all Vermonters achieve self-sufficiency and shared prosperity. Our Center is open to the public and offers a social justice library and a community meeting room space.
Distribute wealth through this resource created by 3 Black Vermonters. "One of the EASIEST ways to support Black life, Black joy, Black safety, Black community— is to give your money to Black people. This is a requirement. To give generously, regularly, and with humility."
Split a donation to all the bail funds, mutual aid funds, and activist organizations listed on this page, or allocate specific amounts to individual groups. Then be sure to share this page once you're done.