Conversation on Race Now (C.O.R.N.) brings community leaders including Arthur Brooks, former Middlebury and Bennington College Professor, Jeanne Collins, Burlington Schools Superintendent, Ali Dieng, a recent Vermont resident, Dr. Fayneese Miller, UVM Dean and Chair of the Vermont State School Board, Mike Schirling, Burlington Chief of Police, into a community conversation moderated by Robert Walsh. For more information: Vivian Mason: firstname.lastname@example.org, Susan Linskey email@example.com
Host Nick Carter speaks with Laurie Stavrand, Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program, Winooski City Manager Deac Deccareau, Htun Sein, staff interpreter for VRRP and filmmaker Philip Fass on a produced film about Winooski's refugee population.
Almost anything you read about fundraising emphasizes one key point: You have to ask for money. It is unlikely that donors will simply give unless they have a personal reason and seek you out. There is an "art to asking". It starts with the firm belief in your cause, the careful cultivation of your donors and preparation of your case for support.
Michael Luck, a seasoned professional leader in the field of Institutional Advancement with more than 35 years’ experience speaks to nonprofit organizers on fundraising. His career spans healthcare, education and dozens of consulting assignments for non profit organizations. He is currently advising Burlington College as they move ahead with a major expansion.
How can we keep up with the breathtaking changes in the social media world? We can't. But we can take a sharp look at what is coming around the corner and give ourselves some time to think about how new and promising tools fit into our nonprofit/ small business communications strategy.
Part of the continuing series of Media Maven Lunches.
Host Nick Carter speaks with Andy Bromage, Seven Days VT Reporter and Mike Donoghue, from the Burlington Free Press on the timely topic of 'Government Transparency and Trends in Vermont News Media'.
Greg Besso, a freshman at Lyndon State College and long time Channel 17 volunteer, shares insights into the evolving world of technology with current volunteer LC Hines.
Melinda Moulton hosts Vermont Folklife Center staff, Brent Bjorkman, Executive Director, Greg Sharrow, Director of Education, and Ned Castle, Digital Media Instructor.
Ari Berman and Gov. Dean have an open discussion about Berman's book, Herding Donkeys: The Fight to Rebuild the Democratic Party and Reshape American Politics which chronicles the recent history of the DNC, how Gov. Dean's chairmanship affected the Democratic Party, and what that meant for the elections of 2006, 2008 and the recent midterms.
Due to technical problems, we were not able to tape the whole discussion.