Advancing Safe Workplaces and Communities -- Vermont Women's Fund

In February, Vermont Women's Fund hosted a gathering of more than 700 people to hear firsthand from Jodi Kantor of The New York Times at a Women’s Fund event in Burlington about her experience researching and writing the story about the many women who suffered sexual harassment and assault at the hands of Harvey Weinstein, one of Hollywood’s most powerful men.

As it turned out, Weinstein’s behavior was not so different from other powerful leaders who engaged in inappropriate behavior and were publicly fired or forced to resign. And from the perspective of the millions of women who joined the #MeToo movement, exposing this longstanding, corrosive issue could not have come at a better time!

Jodi encourages us to ask: “What are we going to be able to tell our children? That the #MeToo moment passed? Or where were you when the wall came down?
And what did you do?”

Read more about how they are igniting the conversation: