FILM: "At The River I Stand" documentary of MLK and Memphis sanitation workers strike

6pm, Sunday, April 3rd
Vermont Workers' Center
294 N. Winooski Ave, Burlington

The People's University For Learning & Liberation (PULL) film series presents

“At The River I Stand”

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1994 Erik Barnouw Award for Best Documentary, Organization of American Historians

Human Rights Conference Draws 500 Participants

Conference AttendeesBurlington - Five hundred people participated in the day-long Ella Baker Human Rights Conference held on Dec 13, 2008. The conference was organized by the Vermont Workers' Center and sponsored by forty-three other organizations. [ Video of the main speakers, and more photos ]

Excerpts of Closing Remarks - James Haslam, Vermont Workers' Center

First off, I just have to say thank you to all the people who worked with us to make this event happen. We are very excited about the incredible broad-range of groups who came together for this event, many of these groups and individuals we have worked with for years, and many new groups and new faces, who we are just now getting to know and build relationships with.

170+ Attend VWC Workshops on Anti-racism & Building A Social Justice Movement

catalyst_barre.jpgFrom October 25 - November 2nd the Vermont Workers' Center held seven workshops around the state on Anti-racism & Building A Social Justice Movement with trainers from the Catalyst Project. Participants included high school and college students, teachers, union leaders, state employees, retirees, Americorp volunteers and Vermont non-profit staff. Here's what one participant sent us: