Past Work

Consulting & Training In it’s first two years ACT for Social Justice provided over 300 hours of training for non-profits, schools, social service, college, partnerships, and individuals.

  • Parenting 4 Social Justice Chats – Putney Library – 6 chats in 2016
  • Race, Class and Gender in Early Learning – A series of 5 conversations – Spring 2016
  • Understanding Poverty – Hunger Action Conference – May 2016
  • Understanding Poverty – Guilford Elementary – February 2016
  • Class and what it means for our work – Kindle Farm – February 2016
  • Class in the Classroom – Learning Collaborative – Oct 2015
  • Health & Equity Partnership – Concord, NH – Sept 2015
  • Power and Privilege & Developing an Equitable Leadership Structure – Manchester Immigrant Integration Initiative, Manchester, NH – July & August 2015
  • Class in the Classroom – The Grammar School, Putney, VT – July 2015
  • You(th) Can Make a Difference – one week pre-college course at Marlboro College – July 2015
  • Intersectionality of Oppression – Diversity Commission, Keene State College, Keene, NH – 6 sessions, Jan-Mar 2015
  • Assumptions that get in the way of our work – Senior Solutions, Springfield, VT – June 2015
  • Diving Deeper: Understanding Poverty as it relates to our work – Department of Children and Families: Promise Communities – 2 day workshop, Mar-Apr 2015
  • A Deeper Look at Poverty and What it Means for Our Work – Americorps Vista Volunteers, VT – Mar 2015
  • Connection Between Race and Class – MASS Slavery Apology, Greenfield, MA – Jan 2015
  • Understanding Classism – Staff, Winston Prouty Early Education Center, Brattleboro, VT – Aug & Oct 2014, Jan 2015
  • Shareholder Forum – Brattleboro Food Coop, Facilitation, Brattleboro, VT – Nov 2014 – Feb 2015
  • White Caucus about White Privilege – Keene State College, Keene, NH – Oct 2014
  • Building Social Movements – Marlboro College, Pre-college Summer Course, Marlboro, VT – Jul 2014
  • Dialogues about racism, whiteness and white privilege – Keene State College, Keene NH – Feb & Apr 2014
  • Food Justice Focus Groups – Series of Focus Groups, Food Connects, Brattleboro, VT – Jan-May 2014
  • Community Connections – 3 day workshop, Greater Falls Connections Prevention Coalition, Bellows Falls, VT – Mar 2014
  • Working Together to End Poverty – Interfaith Initiative, Brattleboro, VT – Feb & May 2014
  • Understanding Causes of Homelessness – Board of Morningside Shelter, Brattleboro, VT – Jan & Mar 2014
  • Ending Violence Against Women, Understanding Patriarchy – Students, SIT Graduate Institute, Brattleboro, VT – Dec 2013
  • Classism 101 – Staff of Morningside Homeless Shelter, Brattleboro, VT – Oct 2013

courage poster.previewAdvocacy Examples of work done in 2014 & 2015:

  • Work on prisoner’s rights and support for a family navigating this process
  • Work with VT Human Rights Council on Violation of Rights because of Disability
  • Supporting families navigating Special Education services for their children
  • Support for a family to secure housing through BHA
  • Support for a family to secure housing through WWHT
  • Support for person experiencing racial discrimination at their place of work
  • Support for a person who is chronically homeless to secure Shelter+Care housing
  • Support for a person on probation being treated unfairly