June 5, 2023
Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 6 – June 2023

This month we are focusing on BIPOC Vermonters in music. When examining various aspects of the BIPOC experience in Vermont, it’s easy to find challenges people of color face within […]

Spotlight on Mimi Duong

Pronouns: she/they Hometown: St. Johnsbury, VT Years in VT: 22 Occupation: Outreach and Member Coordinator at VT PoC Social Handle: @mimi.duong Our member spotlight this month is on our new […]

May 1, 2023
Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 5 – May 2023

This month’s theme is BIPOC representation in the arts and media.We all know the representation matters. Unfortunately, there still remains immense backlash when major companies like Walt Disney work to […]

Spotlight on Ahmad Yassir

Website: LinkedIn: @ahmad-yassir Our member spotlight this month is on Ahmad Yassir, an artist and media specialist based in Bennington, VT who relocated from Lebanon to attend school at Bennington […]

April 2, 2023
Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 4 – April 2023

This month’s theme is Vermont agriculture and its relationship with the BIPOC community. Vermont has been in a transitory period in regards to agriculture. The industry is attracting fewer workers […]

March 7, 2023
Spotlight on Gamal Alsalahi

Our member spotlight this month is on Gamal Alsalahi. Gamal has lived in Vermont for nine years and worked in education and management before leaving his home in Yemen for […]

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 3 – March 2023

This month’s theme is financial health and wellness. The financial health of the BIPOC community is a concern that’s been at top of mind for VT PoC since our inception. […]

February 6, 2023
Spotlight on Vermont Legislators

This month, we have selected to highlight the new cohort of Vermont Legislators, who have just started the new 2023 session. Scroll to learn more about each person! Legislature biographies […]

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 2 – February 2023

This month, we are focused on voting in preparation for the March elections. Not registered to vote? Scroll to the end of the article for voter registration resources! Vermont as […]