Conversation on Race Now (C.O.R.N.) facilitated community conversation on the Trayvon Martin - George Zimmerman decision. The dialogue begins with a viewing of President Obama's remarks shortly after the legal decision to clear Mr. Zimmerman of all charges. More information: email@example.com
Amy Carmola with the United Way of Chittenden County, speaks with host Lauren-Glenn Davitian on collecting data with surveys and basic analysis with spreadsheet techniques.
Amy Carmola with the United Way of Chittenden County, speaks with host Lauren-Glenn Davitian on collecting data and analyzing them with basic spreadsheet techniques.
Amy Carmola with the United Way of Chittenden County, speaks with host Lauren-Glenn Davitian on collecting data with basic survey techniques.
Peter Karlson, founder and CEO of Neu-Eon, talks about the value of technology planning for nonprofit organizations, furture trends that will impact the sector and how to make the most of your greatest asset: your database.
Matt Kelly hosts Dan White in discussing Vermont's own Localvoretoday.com, which makes local businesses and food more affordable and accessible via local group buying.
Lauren-Glenn Davitian hosts Kathryn Blume to discuss Vermontivate 2013, the second year of this community sustainability game. Players take on a wide range of sustainability-related challenges, earning points for their town (or school). At the end of the game, the winning town gets an ice cream party from Ben&Jerry's and the winning school gets...a surprise! more info at: www.vermontivate.com/2013
Conversation on Race Now (C.O.R.N.) invites community members in a listening session to the voices of Parents from our community, in facilitated dialogue
addressing their experiences in relationship to race/racism in their lives. (with audience participation).
Facilitated by: Kiah Ellis, Undergraduate student, pursuing a history/philosophy degree at UVM, Avid, competitive snowboarder, participating
member of " Voices of Youth Restorative Circle"
Keynote Guest Speaker: Robert L. Walsh, noted author, graduate of Colgate and MA from UVM, Bob retired from the USMC as Lt. Colonel,
served as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives, adjunct faculty at UVM, and taught Africa American Studies at South Burlington H.S. His life experience in these areas has afforded him a wide range of experience as related to racism in our state, country and throughout the military world. His stories as a real life witness express the true nature of what it was like, what we see today and what the vision for our future may hold as we explore undoing racism in our community. More information: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Vermont Journalism Trust and VTDigger.org sponsor internationally known e-journalist, author and speaker Dan Gillmor, addressing 'Transparency in Government and Business in the New World of Social Media and Journalism'.
Dan Gillmor is an international expert on citizen journalism and new media. He writes a column about new media and technology for The Guardian, and he is the author of two books about the way in which the Web has transformed the power dynamic between the public and the media. The goal of his latest book and ongoing project, Mediactive, reflects his “strong belief that we need to turn media ‘consumers’ into active (even activist) users instead of passive receptacles.”
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