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Victim of Crime Interviews: VOCA - Victim of Crime Act Celebrates 30 Years in Vermont 04/07/2014

Program celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Victim of Crime's Act. Shown during Crime Victims' Rights Week featuring pioneers in Vermont's protection of crime victims.

This project is supported by a National Crime Victims' Rights Week Community Awareness Project subgrant awarded by the National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators under a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U. S. Department of Justice.

For more information: Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services 1-802-241-1250
www.ccvs.state.vt.us

Interviewees include: Brenda Pitmon, SafeSpace; Bobbi Gagne, SACT; Judy Rex, VCCVS; Cathleen Wilson, HopeWorks; Susan Carr SAVA; Judge Karen Bradley; Keri Darling, DVAS; Joel Page, Lamoille County State’s Attorney.

Veritas: A Patient's Guide to Surviving Single Payer 04/04/2014

Host Brett Gaskill speaks with Robert Emmons, M.D..  Robert Emmons, M.D. is a psychiatrist who has maintained a fee for service private practice in Burlington, Vermont for 25 years. He offers intensive psychoanalytic psychotherapy for individuals, as well as couples and family therapy. Dr. Emmons is a member of the volunteer clinical faculty at the UVM College of Medicine, where he has taught in the fields of medical ethics and psychoanalytic psychotherapy. He also sees patients at no charge at the Franciscan Free Psychiatric Clinic in Moretown, Vermont.

Sponsored by the Green Mountain Patriots

Burlington Ward 6 NPA Meeting 04/01/2014

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.

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.
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