Spiritual and Social Justice Leaders Aim to ‘Raise the Wage’

“Most religious communities aim to lift the spirit. The nearly 50 congregations that make up Vermont Interfaith Action are adding another intention: “Raise the Wage.” The group hopes to combat income inequity through a new campaign to persuade state lawmakers to boost workers’ pay from the current minimum of $9.60 an hour to $15 by … More Spiritual and Social Justice Leaders Aim to ‘Raise the Wage’

A Framework for Progress

Released on September 6th, 2016 by the Public Assets Institute, a Framework for Progress is a companion document to the State of Working Vermont report, released in December 2015, which provides the data and analysis behind these recommendations. We acknowledge Vermonters’ well-being also requires racial justice, environmental quality, protection of workers’ rights, and gender equality, which … More A Framework for Progress