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Like so many, we are reeling from the news of the past two weeks. As a community, RAD is comprised of many people who are all too familiar with the pain and terror of gun violence and racism in our country. ...
This week brought positive and negative developments, as bills came up for floor votes in the Senate on Thursday....
Rights & Democracy (RAD) is entering a new phase with the announcement of its next executive director, Kiah Morris. Kiah steps into the role after serving for nearly two years as the organization’s Vermont Movement Politics Director....
2022 Legislative Update, Week of February 14thThis past week saw some hopeful developments, as well as some difficult losses, as both the House and Senate met to cast floor votes on priority legislation. Important progress was made on expanding access...
This past week was quite a week, with Legislative committees hearing testimony on priority bills around divisive concepts, school vouchers, housing justice, and abortion bans. Thank you to everyone who came out to make their voices heard. We are still...
Rights & Democracy strongly condemns Governor Sununu’s latest attack on ten of his own Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion members who recently resigned over his support of the ban of conversations on structural and systemic racism and other forms...
Six years ago, I brought together some of the best organizers and leaders I knew to found Rights & Democracy (RAD). Working across Vermont and New Hampshire, RAD was a new kind of people’s movement organization focused on changing what...
Rights & Democracy joins national solidarity statement calling on Biden Administration to condemn Israeli government plans to forcibly displace Palestinians in Occupied East Jerusalem. ...
Our hearts are with the family and friends of George Floyd, who will finally see his murderer held accountable, and we hope that they can now find some peace and closure....
As the New Hampshire legislative session continues to move ahead, there are opportunities this week to take action for paid sick leave, collective bargaining rights, a People's Budget, and more!...