Registration Open for My Sister’s Keeper Challenge Conference: Uniting Women in Vermont Against Racism, March 23-25
By Black Lives Matter VT
Black Lives Matter VT is hosting the second part of a three-part conference series to study the plight of women of color, educate white allies, and mobilize against racism. This is in direct response to the “what next?” question many women have been asking following the January 2017 Women’s March.
My Sister’s Keeper Challenge Conference
Date: Saturday, March 23-25, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM, March 23 – 11:30 AM, March 25
Location: Green Mountain College, 1 Brennan Cir, Poultney, VT 05764
Why: The true realities of women of color need to be learned and prioritized before real healing and unity amongst all women can occur. Make the first step to make a difference by first starting with oneself.
Cost: $225, online registration includes admission to pre-workshops, workshops, meals, room and board, takeaways, spa nights, swimming pool facilities, gym, yoga, Zumba, and T-shirt.
This conference is one of many next steps in response to the January 2017 Women’s March. Women of color and their experiences are the focus of the My Sister’s Keeper Challenge Conference. The purpose is to educate and investigate the intersectional realities to which cis and Trans women live. Some white people may perceive Vermont to be a refuge. However, if you ask a person of color or someone from a marginalized community, it is definitely not a refuge.
“There are many challenges unique to Vermont, and I think that’s due to the population being close to 100% White,” says Ebony Nyoni, co-founder and Lead Organizer of Black Lives Matter VT.
Learn more about Black Lives Matter VT online at http:/blacklivesmattervermont.com/.