#SurvivorsVote On the Blog: Hold On to Hope

Dear friends, Many of us have stark memories of the 2016 election.  I have been recalling these days as we march toward the 2020 election.  And then I was walking down my road and found these sweet reminders perched on the neighbor’s mail box. Love, Be Happy, Smile.  Reminders that this election is but a moment in our history, important … Read More

#SurvivorsVote On the Blog: Power

Dear friends, It is so easy in these times to feel like we don’t have much power. COVID-19, and the realization that foundations which we have relied upon for generations seem now to be merely a house of cards which can be easily dismantled by a few.  It can seem overwhelming and disheartening as well as frightening. Despite all of … Read More

#SurvivorsVote On the Blog: We Are The Ones

Dear friends, There can be no doubt that our world is transforming.  Evidence of transformation is all around us in forms which are exhilarating as well as in forms which are terrifying and frankly, overwhelming.  And we are the people who are needed in this moment. Thanks to the 24-hour news cycle, I think we can sometimes forget that transformation … Read More

#SurvivorsVote On the Blog: Get Ready

Dear friends, Over the past several weeks, I have heard people remark “time has no meaning” and “that meeting we had yesterday that feels like it was three weeks ago”. These sentiments are evidence that our world is experiencing a monumental shift, and we can feel it.  Time seems to be simultaneously compressing and accelerating during this global pandemic. We … Read More

How To Cast Your Ballot

When it comes to the when and how of casting your ballot in the 2020 election, Vermonters have options. Every registered voter in Vermont was mailed a general election ballot, and voters also have the option to vote in person on November 3rd. Check out this page for non-partisan information on how to cast your ballot and have your voice … Read More

Vermont Network 2020 Candidate Questionnaire

Welcome to the Vermont Network 2020 Candidate Questionnaire. As Vermont’s leading voice on issues of domestic and sexual violence, we sent a questionnaire to candidates for statewide office on issues important to survivors and the systems that support them. The purpose of this candidate questionnaire is to educate potential voters on candidate’s opinions and positions on issues related to domestic … Read More

On the Blog: Advocacy Week- Community

The Network’s membership community invests every day in the future we are building together, for all of us.  This happens through the work they do and the way they do it.  By investing in Voice, Repair, Freedom, Justice and Community, Vermont’s local sexual and domestic violence advocacy organizations are living into a world where all people can thrive.   Advocacy Organization … Read More

On the Blog: Advocacy Week- Freedom

The Network’s membership community invests every day in the future we are building together, for all of us.  This happens through the work they do and the way they do it.  By investing in Voice, Repair, Freedom, Justice and Community, Vermont’s local sexual and domestic violence advocacy organizations are living into a world where all people can thrive.   Advocacy Organization … Read More

On the Blog: Advocacy Week- Justice

The Network’s membership community invests every day in the future we are building together, for all of us.  This happens through the work they do and the way they do it.  By investing in Voice, Repair, Freedom, Justice and Community, Vermont’s local sexual and domestic violence advocacy organizations are living into a world where all people can thrive.   Advocacy Organization … Read More