July is Disabilities Pride Month!

July is Disabilities Pride Month!

People with disabilities have a right to equal access under the law – but too often, policies and practices that affect our everyday lives do not honor our fundamental rights. That's why we at the ACLU are fighting for disability rights in schools, at the polling booth, in jails and prisons – anywhere and everywhere the rights of people with disabilities are under attack. Read More
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Job Opening: Victim Advocate Caledonia County.

Job Opening: Victim Advocate Caledonia County.

Vermont Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs Victim Advocate, Caledonia County State’s Attorney’s Office, St. Johnsbury The Caledonia County State’s Attorney’s Office is seeking a self-motivated, organized and dependable person to fill a Victim Advocate position. The Victim Advocate provides advocacy, support and coordination of services for victims of crime. Read More
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July is BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

July is BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

Presented by Mental Health America, this month is important for its recognition of BIPOC individuals and their rich histories. While there are stories of resilience born out of oppression, persecution, and abuse, there is immeasurable strength in each of these cultures. In an increasingly diversified America, we acknowledge the specificity of individual and group experiences and how it relates to their beliefs and well-being. BIPOC communities are significantly more likely to develop mental health conditions, and major barriers to mental health treatment are access and the need for understanding mental health services. Read More
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