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Retreat: Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability Teams

Virtual! VT

Teams who have taken part in Cultivating Pathways to Sustainability (CPS) this year will gather virtually to share their action projects, reflect on their year, and celebrate their accomplishments.

Retreat: Edmunds Middle School Restorative Practices Team

King Street Center

In this final retreat of the year, the Restorative Practices team will meet with representatives from the district's athletic department to discuss the requirements for participation in sports. They will also reflect on and celebrate their work as a team this year.

Retreat: Colchester Middle School

Champlain College

In this final retreat of the year, social justice-oriented groups from Colchester Middle School will meet to reflect on their accomplishments, share appreciations, and begin to vision for next year.

Winooski Antiracism Steering Committee Final Meeting

Winooski Middle/High School

The Winooski ARSC will gather for their final meeting of the year! They will reflect on and celebrate their progress, as well as contribute to a community mosaic that will be installed in Rotary Park in Winooski. The many-colored mosaic will represent the diversity of the city.

Vermont’s Civic Health Index Project: Youth Civic Well-Being and Education

Vermont State House 115 State St, Montpelier, VT, United States

This year Vermont will join 35 states in completing a state Civic Health Index, a report on indicators related to voting, civic participation, and engagement with government. Vermont’s report stands out, in that it is the first report to engage youth in analyzing and reporting on their own data. The Vermont Secretary of State’s office […]

Retreat: Lamoile North Supervisory Union Equity Design Team

Lamoille North Supervisory Union

The LNSU Equity Design Team will be facilitating UP's Social Justice Block Party activity across the entire middle school on June 6th.  The students from the team are eager to bring this awareness and learning to their school community as their final action of the year. Other actions this team of  MS/HS youth and adults […]

Vermont’s Annual Restorative Justice Conference

Lake Morey Resort and Conference Center 1 Clubhouse Road, Fairlee, VT, United States

UP for Learning will be delivering a presentation about the 2022-2023 Engage Burlington High School (BHS) pilot program, which aimed to address in-school truancy through restorative approaches. Co-facilitators include BHS youth and adults, the Burlington Community Justice Center, and the Howard Center.