The Vermont Interfaith Action coalition of religious congregations hopes its coming statewide convention will renew interest in raising the state’s minimum wage.
A coalition of Vermont spiritual congregations spread its message statewide over the weekend during a “Sabbath of Listening and Healing.”
Despite reservations from Republican Phil Scott, more than a dozen Vermont spiritual and social justice groups want state lawmakers to boost minimum pay to $15 an hour.
A coalition of Vermont religious congregations is planning “A Sabbath of Listening and Moving Toward Healing” the weekend of Jan. 6-8.
The coalition of religious congregations, holding its first statewide convention this month, hopes to boost working-class pay through a “Raise the Wage” campaign.
The grassroots community organization Vermont Interfaith Action spearheaded opposition to the Westlake development in 2007, and as a leader in that group, I would like to highlight some legitimate and some now-moot concerns.
Many landlords want to make higher profits by renting to students who will pay more for smaller spaces.
News Release — Vermont Interfaith Action June 14, 2016 Contact: Debbie Ingram Executive Director Vermont Interfaith Action (802) 651-8889 office (802) 310-4625 cell On Wednesday, June 15, from 6:15 to 8:30 pm, Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA) will host “Conversations with the Candidates” at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (188 N. Prospect St.) for the Democrats […]
WILLISTON — Debbie Ingram, executive director of the group Vermont Interfaith Action, announced Wednesday she will run for the Vermont Senate. Ingram, 54, who serves on the Williston Selectboard, is running as a Democrat. She previously ran for a state Senate seat in 2012, finishing seventh. There are six Senate seats in Chittenden County. At […]
Vermont Interfaith Action has been urging state leaders to report how much it would cost to pay for all needed services — not necessarily so that total figure would be approved, but as a means to show the full extent of the demand and to spark discussion on what could and should be done.
News Release — Vermont Interfaith Action October 26, 2015 Contact Persons: Debbie Ingram, Executive Director, Vermont Interfaith Action 802-310-4625 / [email protected] Paul Cillo, President & Executive Director Jack Hoffman, Senior Policy Analyst Public Assets Institute 802-223-6677 / [email protected] / [email protected] BUILDING VERMONT’S MORAL ECONOMY Vermont Interfaith Action hosts discussions with special guests from Public Assets […]
“Health care as a human right is basic compassion,” said Rabbi Joshua Chason, joining the Vermont Workers’ Center in condemning the sidelining of single payer.
Clergy from all over Vermont are coming together in unprecedented numbers to meet with newly-elected legislators to launch a “Movement Toward a Moral Economy.”
Greed makes income disparity “one of the most profound moral issues of the 21st century,” Vermont’s junior senator says.