Our Ready Response team is currently less active, but below is some press coverage of past projects that Ready Response worked on.
- Wednesday, July 27, 2016: In solidarity with actions taking place across the country with the Movement for Black Lives Collective Action for Justice, around 35 people engaged the Brattleboro community in writing the names of 144 Black people killed by police in 2016 on the streets. Check out the excellent article in The Commons.
- Wednesday, July 20, 2016: The last few weeks have moved people into the streets to come together and take action as a community! Nearly 400 people showed up on 7/13 for Mourning the Loss of Black Lives: March & Rally. Check out the great article in The Commons.
- July 25, 2016: Mourning the Loss of Black Lives: Rally in Pliny Park: BCTV coverage
- Thursday, March 3, 2016: In response to the racist robo-calls that many Vermonters received in late February, Lost River Racial Justice members Davey Shlasko and Camille Robertson wrote this wonderful Letter to the Editor calling on more folks to visibly and vocally show up for racial justice. The letter was later picked up by several news sites! VT Digger * Geos News * US News Hub