Newsletter

January 2, 2024
Spotlight on Airon Shaw

Our member spotlight is on Airon Shaw, VT PoC’s Technical Assistance and Research Coordinator / Community Support Coordinator. She holds a Master’s Degree in Restorative Justice from Vermont Law and […]

December 4, 2023
Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 12 – December 2023

NAVIGATION WRAPPING UP THE YEAR What a year it has been for our community… There have been some great highs, such as being able to host more large-scale gatherings as […]

November 6, 2023
Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 11 – November 2023

NAVIGATION National Native American (Indigenous) Heritage Month The leaves have all but fallen and our minds are shifting from leaf-peeping to snow season, or at least mine is. It’s November, […]

October 2, 2023
Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 10 – October 2023

NAVIGATION RACISM IN HEALTHCARE Addressing racism in healthcare is often seen as a complex problem without a simple solution. Health-related scenarios involve many factors that make each patient unique with […]

Spotlight on Miller Celestin and Anisha Rimal

Our member spotlights are on Miller Celestin (pictured top) and Anisha Rimal (pictured bottom), who are developing a mentorship program called Finding Affinity and Mentorship (FAM) for BIPOC nursing and […]

September 5, 2023
Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 9 – Sept 2023

NAVIGATION AN OPEN LETTER FROM A COMMUNITY MEMBER Preface Dylan Rhymaun Every month, VT PoC shines a spotlight on a member of the community. These usually take the form of […]

August 7, 2023
Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 8 – Aug 2023

NAVIGATION Finding Strength in Community After Disaster On July 10, 2023, most of Central Vermont flooded as a result of two-months worth of rain that fell over only two days. […]

Spotlight on Harmony Edosomwan

Our member spotlight is on Harmony Edosomwan, a chef based in Burlington, VT, who relocated from New York to attend school at the University of Vermont. She loves the natural […]

July 28, 2023
Q2 Donor Newsletter

Dear supporters of the Vermont Professionals of Color Network, We are thrilled to share how our organization is growing in all aspects: in membership, employees, influence, and financially. Weiwei and […]