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We are now taking applications for our 2022 Catalyst Leadership Program! For this year’s program, we are changing up the format: we are selecting applicants to join us on a trip to the Netroots Nation Leadership Conference in Pittsburgh, PA,...
Rights & Democracy (RAD) is entering a new phase with the announcement of its next executive director, Kiah Morris. Kiah steps into the role after serving for nearly two years as the organization’s Vermont Movement Politics Director, and is a...
Dear friend, Back in the spring when I announced that I would step down as the founding executive director of Rights & Democracy, I said that the best is yet to come. I am happy to report that I am now certain...
Please see below a powerful message from Dana Hackett on why Rights & Democracy Institute is asking for your tax-deductible contribution this Giving Tuesday: Friends, Over the past year I have worked closely with Rights & Democracy to shift the...
Rights & Democracy strongly condemns Governor Sununu’s latest attack on ten of his own Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion members who recently resigned over his support for banning conversations on structural and systemic racism and other forms of oppression....
Six years ago, I brought together some of the best organizers and leaders I knew to found Rights & Democracy (RAD). Working across Vermont and New Hampshire, RAD was a new kind of people’s movement organization focused on changing what...
Dear friends,  As the Boards of Directors of Rights & Democracy and Rights & Democracy Institute, we celebrate all that we have accomplished over nearly six years of James Haslam’s leadership.  James is passing the baton to new leadership while...
This year, the Rights & Democracy Institute will host annual Human Rights Awards in New Hampshire and Vermont to honor local leaders and groups in those states. The Institute will honor local and national leaders and organizations while celebrating the...
What would our values look like in practice if our whole society was built around them? That’s the question that the New Social Contract Tour aims to answer by connecting bold community and social-movement solutions that can help to redefine...
The Rights & Democracy Education Fund – a sister organization of Rights & Democracy Project – is hosting a series of Town Halls in March and April to talk about the issues most important to YOU: racial justice, raising the...
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