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VWW needs your support!

VWW needs your support!

Dear friends,Spring is generally a time of renewed energy, a natural reset button created by the return of the sun’s warmth. This year feels different – an uncertain energy lingers. Typically, spring is when Vermont Works for Women looks to highlight long-standing programs built on participants’ successes or share new… Read More
Trailblazers Program adapts, resumes

Trailblazers Program adapts, resumes

On Saturday, June 6th, a group of five women sat masked and 8 feet apart in the training facility at the Carpenters Local 349/352 in Williston. Newly donated plastic face shields, disinfectant spray, and hand sanitizer sat on carefully-spaced individual work stations as instructor Amy Judd welcomed the class back… Read More
A Call for Racial Justice

A Call for Racial Justice

Breonna Taylor. Breonna, an EMT working on the front lines of the coronavirus epidemic, an aspiring nurse, was asleep in her apartment when she was killed by police this March. Today, June 5, 2020, would have been her 27th birthday. We say her name today. We are… Read More
Virtual Youth Forum on COVID-19

Virtual Youth Forum on COVID-19

By Nell Carpenter, Youth Program Manager Mental health challenges of LGBTQIA+ youth. Isolation from family members due to medical conditions. Challenges of adjustment for neurodiverse people. Shifting focus towards regenerative agriculture to stave off future crisis. Unequal access to internet and technology for online learning. The urgency of a… Read More
Online and Distance Learning Opportunities

Online and Distance Learning Opportunities

Looking to plug a bit of career exploration or inspiration into your day? Vermont Works for Women has put together three NEW video series! Tech@Work Online is a speaker series program that introduces tech center students to gender diverse role models in various industries and career fields.VWW… Read More
COVID-19 VT: Community Resources

COVID-19 VT: Community Resources

VWW has compiled a list of resources available for residents in Vermont during COVID-19, such as child care, food, unemployment assistance and more. We will continue to update this list as more resources are identified. Read More