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October 25, 2020

Dear Friends of SPEAK:

Thank you to everyone who has contributed (in so many ways!) to SPEAK's "Promoting Powerful Voices" Fundraiser.  Thanks to your support, we are over halfway to matching our donors' generous contribution of $1000.  If you've been waiting to donate,...

September 16, 2020

Dear Friends of SPEAK:

On behalf of the SPEAK team, we want to start by thanking so many of you for your continued support--in so many ways--to make SPEAK’s work possible.  Too often, the voices that matter most go unrepresented in critical conversations.  SPEAK provide...

August 14, 2020

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Too often, the voices that matter most go unrepresented in critical conversations. Teaching individuals how to present in front of an audience, structure an...

February 19, 2020

The SPEAK Vermont Prison Debate Initiative is proud to announce that Charlie Gliserman has joined our team as Program Leader at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility!  Charlie is a SPEAK alumna and an experienced debate instructor.  She recently returned to Ver...

May 22, 2019

Over 8 weeks and as part of a special project with the Grade 6 class at East Montpelier Elementary, Johannes Wheeldon partnered with Kathyrn Christy to work with students to learn about debate, dialogue and, respectful conversations. The group chose to debate school st...

January 11, 2019

Greetings from the Executive Director

2018 has been another important year for SPEAK! As we continue to deepen and broaden our work in Vermont and beyond, it is important to take some time to reflect on the leadership and vision of our founder Jessica Bullock. Recognize...

May 25, 2018

So far, 2018 has been a year of change and continuity. Johannes Wheeldon was hired this spring, as Executive Director. Johannes brings experience and passion to SPEAK. Founder, Jessica Bullock will stay on as President of the SPEAK Board of Directors. While a record nu...

May 6, 2018

SPEAK, Inc was awarded a $2000 grant in March to support our work at the Woodside Juvenile and Chittenden Regional Correctional Facilities, and to develop new programs to engage high school students throughout Vermont. The Jack and Dorothy Byrne Foundation was an early...

May 1, 2018

On behalf of the SPEAK Board of Directors, we are pleased to announce that our organization has hired Johannes Wheeldon as our next Executive Director. Johannes has been involved with SPEAK since its inception and has worked with SPEAK on a variety of projects, includi...

April 25, 2018

This winter, SPEAK partnered with the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) to offer a course focused on promoting advocacy skills for area community members. Participants came to the program with varying levels of experience. Beginning with simple introductions...

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