Talking tolerance: Taking the race conversation beyond CVU

By MADELINE HUGHES Staff Reporter Race and privilege have been at the forefront of Champlain Valley School District’s thoughts. This year, students created the Racial Alliance Committee, which meets in the library on Wednesday mornings. At the past few school board meetings, students from the committee have asked the board to allow the group to… Read More »

Local libraries to host mental health conversations

Between 1996 and 2016, the suicide rate in Vermont increased by more than 48 percent – the second highest increase nationally according to the Centers for Disease Control. This rising rate of suicide, paired with the social stigma attached to mental health problems, indicates a need for safe spaces for communities to learn and talk… Read More »