I live in Vermont which has long been known as one of the least diverse states in the United states, currently ranking at “second whitest.” As a trainer and facilitator in racial diversity, equity and inclusion, and as the only black woman serving in the Vermont legislature, I often hear from leaders who are looking for advice on how to increase diversity.Read More
(Vermont Crossroads Conference Remarks, November 11, 2017)
So here we all are, ready and eager to do the good work put in front of us. We stand in this moment in time, in solidarity with brothers and sisters through our state, our nation and the globe who are using the power of the people to push forth courageous and necessary changes that our very survival on this planet are dependent upon. Today, you have built relationships with crucial organizations in our state who are working actively to ensure the will of the people is honored and activated.