Community Services Director for the City of Winooski, Ray Coffey, is joined by Ethan Hausman, Youth Programs Director, Alaina Wermers, AmeriCorps*Vista Community Engagement Coordinator and Jahnine Spaulding, Senior Center Director, to share opportunities at the Winooski O'Brien Community Center.
Vermont Access Network (VAN): Vermont House Commerce, Natural Resource, & Energy Committee Joint Hearing on VT Yankee Closure Economic Impact 10/28/2013
This joint hearing from the Vermont House Commerce and House Natural Resource and Energy Committees focuses on the community and economic impacts expected in Vermont from the date certain closure of Vermont Yankee. With regional organizations, municipalities and others sharing their testimony, including representatives from SeVEDS, BDCC, and the Windham Regional Commission.
Accessibility issues in Burlington are discussed in Burlington CEDO Office's monthly show with Kesha Ram, Community Engagement Specialist with CEDO, and Ralph Montefusco, Co-chair of Burlington's Advisory Committee on Accessibility.
Events like the shooting of Trayvon Martin, bias incidents experienced in our community, and the call to action in our schools have left many wondering what role the City and its leadership can and should play in bringing healing and equity to Burlington. 'Working Together, We Can Do Better': An Intergenerational Dialogue on Racial Justice is led by UVM Professor of English Emily Bernard and Partnership for Change Executive Director Hal Colston. Alongside ECHO, event partners include the Burlington Police Department, Community Justice Center, Burlington School District, Partnership for Change, and Young Writer’s Project.
Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Wards 4 & 7 meet the third Tuesday of the month. Meeting place: Robert E. Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court.
More on Redistricting: http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CityCouncil/Ward-Redistricting/
Vermont Access Network (VAN): Education - Join the Conversation: Pre-K & Early Childhood Education 10/23/2013
Publicly funded prekindergarten education (Pre-K) provides access to a quality early education experience for over 6,000 of Vermont’s young children. Public Pre-K occurs in some of Vermont’s elementary schools and through partnerships with Head Start programs, child care centers or family-based care, or private preschools. Regardless of type of program, public Pre-K must meet high program standards, address the Vermont Early Learning Standards, and employ a licensed early childhood educator.
A public forum on the FY 2015 state budget, held over Vermont Interactive Technologies closed-circuit network. A second forum is scheduled for November 5th. The Forums consist of brief introductory remarks by Secretary of Administration Jeb Spaulding, a short FY 2015 fiscal update by Commissioner Reardon, with the remainder of the time devoted to questions and comments from the attendees.
Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward.
Maggie Leugers, CPRP Recreation Coordinator, Gary Rogers, CPRP Assistant Superintendent, and Richard Bailey, Facility Coordinator at Memorial Auditorium, share information on 2013-14 Fall/Winter events of the Burlington Parks and Recreation Department.
Eric Agnero hosts GBIC President, Frank Cioffi, and GBIC Director of Business Development, Seth Bowden. CCRPC.org www.ecosproject.com
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