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2014 Walk/Bike Summit 03/29/2014

A lot is being done statewide to make walking and biking in Vermont safer, more visible, respected and fun. MC Chapin Spencer, Director of Burlington Department of Public Works introduces Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger and Alan Cote of Sparta Synergy for opening remarks, then presents a panel ( Sue Minter from VTrans, Rep. Mollie Burke, and Noelle MaKay of VT Department of Economic, Housing & Community Affairs) to discuss local and statewide perspectives.  Later, Keynote Caoline Sampanaro of Transportation Alternatives shares strategies for grassroot campaigns to transform streets and adopt sustainable transportation policy, followed by local success celebrations.   More information: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07e8t86gry783f6ac4&llr=czhupukab&showPage=true

Vermont Workers' Center: CCTA: From A Drivers Point of View 03/28/2014

Host Stauch Blaise speaks with Tom Griffith, CCTA Driver, on the continuing Driver Action.

Burlington Wards 4 & 7 NPA Meeting 03/26/2014

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/

Feminist Media Review: Host Peggy Luhrs 03/10/2014

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks to issues of the day.

Veritas: The Vermont Healthcare Experiment 03/07/2014

Host Brett Gaskill speaks with Darcie Johnston, Founder and Executive Director of Vermonters for Heatlhcare Freedom.

Burlington Ward 6 NPA Meeting 03/06/2014

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to encourage citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies help improve communication between the citizens of Burlington and City government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month. Meeting place: Greek Orthodox Church 600 South Willard Street.

Vermont Workers' Center: Solidarity Unionism: Vermont Labor Struggles 02/28/2014

Co-Hosts Megan Sheehan and Jonathan Leavitt are joined by Amanda Sheppard of Vermont Homecare United, and Molly Skerry from the Burlington College Student Union.

Burlington Wards 4 & 7 NPA Meeting 02/26/2014

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/

Burlington Ward 5 NPA Meeting 02/20/2014

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.

Dr. Dan McCauliffe - Vermonters for Health Care Freedom 02/08/2014

Dr. Dan McCauliffe shares remarks after a screening of a documentary film highlighting Vermont’s single payer experiment with real life stories from Canadians who have suffered under single payer and doctors who have practiced under the single payer system. Film produced by VT for Healthcare Freedom. For more info, please click here.

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