Our Vision


Our Vision.

Advancing the prosperity of all Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) in Vermont by:

  • driving a new era of professional mobility,

  • promoting their entrepreneurial ventures, and

  • nurturing a powerful professional network. 

Our Mission.

Vermont Professionals of Color Network (VT PoC) exists to advance networking and career development opportunities for its members, to increase civic engagement, to grow generations of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) leaders to join the ranks of leadership and management, and to economically empower BIPOC organizations, businesses and entrepreneurs in the state of Vermont. 

As the Vermont Professionals of Color Network, we serve:


Build capacity for youth (16-22) of color to access educational and experiential opportunities, menteeship, college and early career opportunities.


Facilitate networking and career development, expose employment opportunities, and increase knowledge and civic engagement in the BIPOC community.

Tenured Professionals

Create opportunities for thought leaders / cultural and professional competence councilors to become advocates and ambassadors for the next generations of leaders of Color.

Organizations / Businesses / Entrepreneurs 

Empower BIPOC organizations, businesses and entrepreneurs with the resources, community and talent to stimulate and sustain economic and social growth.


The VT PoC Network invites all BIPOC and non-BIPOC individuals and organizations to support our mission through sponsorship of networking opportunities, civic engagement, and career advancement opportunities, sustaining financial support and spreading the word about our mission.