Democratic women invited to learn campaign process

VERMONT — Emerge Vermont has announced that applications are now open for its Class of 2021. Applications are open to any Democratic woman interested in enrolling in the organization’s extensive training to learn the ins and outs of political campaigning. Participants will receive comprehensive training on: • public speaking and communication. • fundraising. • media and messaging. • voter contact and networking. • campaign strategy. • field operations. • endorsements and issue organizations. • technology an … (read more)

COVID grants available for women

MIDDLEBURY — The Vermont Women’s Fund late last month distributed $292,000 to nonprofits and initiatives delivering invaluable services that safeguard Vermont’s women and girls during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. In addition to grants made to agencies … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Vermont needs to elect more women

On Tuesday night, 10 minutes before the polls closed, I ran into the polling station in Middlebury with two forms of address, my license and my passport. I had moved since the last election and it took me eight minutes to register to vote and then vote. V … (read more)