Your Voice Matters, Your Vote Matters

The Vermont Network is proud to announce our 2018 Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign – Your Voice Matters, Your Vote Matters. Now, more than ever, it is essential that we use our vote and our voice to help uproot the causes of violence. Click on the image below to visit our page where you can learn about  where statewide candidates … Read More

We Stand with Dr. Ford and All Survivors

A joint statement from VT Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, Vermont Works for Women, Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund, Voices for Vermont’s Children, The Vermont Women’s Fund and Women’s March Vermont: We stand with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford as she testifies today before the Senate Judiciary Committee. As organizations that work on issues impacting the well-being of women and girls in Vermont, we know that this … Read More

Vermont Network 2017 Annual Report

Hard copies available. Email or phone your request to library@vtnetwork.org or (802)223-1302 ext. 1104, and please include your mailing address.

Vermont Network’s 2018 Public Policy Agenda

Each year, the Vermont Network works in partnership with it’s Member Organizations and stakeholders to develop a policy agenda that drives public policy and advocacy during the legislative session. Please  click here to read this year’s policy agenda. 

From the Director: On #MeToo and Turning Points

In the light of the #MeToo campaign and the almost daily revelations about sexual misconduct, many people are talking about “this moment” and the “turning tide” of the acceptance of sexual harassment and assault.  I’ve been thinking about this along with every other woman, and wondering if we really are turning a corner.  We are at this moment in Vermont, … Read More

Fall 2017 Horizon Newsletter

Celebrating, Reflecting and Looking Forward: Network Horizon – Issue 2 Read the Fall 2017 Issue of the Network Horizon – our newsletter to connect you with the movement to end gender based violence here in Vermont. To read the latest issue, click here! Better yet, sign up to receive the Horizon straight to your inbox by clicking here.

From the Director: Reflections on the Texas Shooting

Do you remember when jet airplanes full of passengers used to crash more often?  When there was at least one major catastrophe resulting is significant loss of life each year?  Sometimes more than one per year?  And remember when disease and accidents took lives in great numbers?  Remember when an embolism or other medical error meant certain death? In the … Read More

Vermont Network on VPR’s Vermont Edition

Vermont Public Radio’s Vermont Edition took a recent in-depth look at the relationship between domestic violence and homicide. Auburn Watersong of the Vermont Network joined J.P. Sinclair of the Vermont State Police and Mark Davis of Seven Days to discuss this issue and recent media coverage of several high profile homicides in Vermont. Check out the full interview here!

Consent Campaign

The Consent Campaign Guidebook is an essential tool for promoting healthy relationships in your school community. The Guidebook contains step-by-step advice for creating a Consent Campaign, lesson plans for grades 7-10, and helpful materials and resources.