Thank You For Your Support!

Thank You! The Youth Lobby would like to thank everybody for their generous support of the first Youth Rally for the Planet. The day was a huge success.  Over 700 students marched down State Street from the Vermont College of Fine Arts to the State House lawn to respectfully ask for greater action on climate change. We had amazing guest speakers, including Governor Peter Shumlin, Senator David Zuckerman, Representative Kesha Ram, and 350VT representative Austin Davis. Students were able to talk to their local representatives about their concerns and learn more about the steps Vermont is taking to address climate change. Check […]

Information to Schools About The Upcoming Youth Rally

The Vermont Youth Lobby Presents 1st Annual Youth Rally for the Planet Thursday, April 28th 2016 First of all, thank you so much for taking the time to organize a field trip at your school.  This is one of the most important challenges humanity has ever faced and every student who is able to attend will only add strength to the climate change movement!   Note: Please forward all pertinent information in this letter to your students! Bus Drop-Off & Parking We are asking school busses to drop off students at the Vermont College of Fine Arts green between 9am […]

We Need Your Help More Than Ever!

Invitation to Our Next Meeting Representatives from six of our coalition schools met this past Sunday in beautiful Bristol, VT to continue our planning of the Youth Rally for the Planet.  We want to thank Caroline and Hannah for hosting our meeting at Mount Abraham High School and for providing such sweet snacks to help power the work! We made some great progress on Sunday, including the development of a shared Mission Statement and a detailed list of things that needed to get done over the course of this week. Our next meeting is this Sunday, March 20th at Winooski […]

Details for our Third Planning Meeting – Please Join Us!!!

Detailed Agenda for Our Third Meeting When: Sunday, March 13th What Time: 3pm – 6pm Where: Mount Abraham High School, Bristol VT Brief Introductions/Icebreaker and Quickly Revisit Norms (10 Minutes) Student-Led Icebreaker and Introductions – There will be new people in attendance   General Announcements and Updates (10 Minutes) Recap of what we are doing and where this came from. What we have accomplished so far (need links) What have other groups done?   Consider Our Platform, Mission, Goals, and Talking Points (10 minutes) Contribute thoughts on sticky notes We will collate and condense and come back with a proposal […]