The Vermont Network sponsors digital storytelling workshops with youth, supporting them to share stories of connectedness, well-being and resilience. These stories help grow healthy individuals, relationships and communities. Digital storytelling workshops lift up what participants already know about how to solve challenges, build connections and make change. Want to learn more? Check out the digital narratives below or click here … Read More
In a statewide youth survey, Vermont youth overwhelmingly ranked having more askable and supportive adults in their lives the #1 thing that would address their concerns at school and in their communities. This April during Sexual Violence Awareness Month, the Vermont Network Youth Advocacy Task Force is launching a social media campaign to elevate youth voices by asking youth to share what an … Read More
In 2018 the Vermont Network stepped further into our purpose of creating a world where all people thrive. Click here to read more about this work.
Domestic and sexual violence occur in every community in Vermont and often, this harm is hidden from view. Our new data snapshot helps provide context and shape to the experiences of thousands of Vermonters. In 2018 alone, Member Organizations of the Vermont Network helped 8,550 people. Learn more about how survivors throughout Vermont are supported in their communities. Click here … Read More
Our purpose is create a world free from oppression where actions, beliefs and systems support all people to thrive. This year’s legislative agenda is focused on ending domestic violence homicides, establishing housing protections for victims, and ensuring economic supports. Click here to read our full agenda.
Click here to make your voice heard on proposed rules changes to Title IX that will weaken protections for survivors and contribute to educational inequity.
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
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
Click here to view a summary of laws passed during Vermont’s 2018 legislative session that impact victims and survivors of stalking, sexual assault and domestic violence.
In a recent Op-Ed in VTDigger, Karen Tronsgard-Scott, Executive Director, highlighted the important link between mass shootings, gun reform and domestic violence. Read the full commentary here!