Senator Patrick Leahy addresses 10 citizenship candidates and their families during a Naturalization Ceremony presided over by U.S. District Judge Christina Reiss. The citizenship candidates originate from six countries: Canada, Costa Rica, India, Liberia, Netherlands and the United Kingdom. The ceremony was hosted, for the second year, at the Ethan Allen Homestead.
Eric Agnero hosts Sandy Thibault, Campus Area Transportation Management Assoc. (CATMA) and Michele Boomhower, Assistant Director CCRPC, Transportation Director. CCRPC.org www.ecosproject.com
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 1 meets the second Wednesday of the month.
Vermont Access Network (VAN): Education - Join the Conversation: Gender Equity in Career & Technical Education 08/12/2013
Increasing awareness and opportunities for young women and men to participate in education, training, and employment in career fields that have historically been filled by a single gender is key to the strength and future of Vermont's economy. The regional technical and career centers throughout the state are required to address concerns related to gender equity and non-traditional participation in their programs. It's important for all students to understand the spectrum of opportunities that are available to them, regardless of sex, and the responsibility that educators and businesses have to ensure there are systems in place to support students in whatever field of study and work they choose.
Host Mike McNamara, Field Officer for Housing an Urban Development, speaks with Michael Loner, Executive Director, Ashleigh Ellsworth-Keller, Camp Director with the South Burlington DREAM Program, along with 3 DREAM youth members (Safia Haji, Francine Bahati, and Medina Sharif) who are working on a summer project to help better interpret and explain DREAM to families from Africa.
School Board commissioner Keith Pillsbury (Ward 1) is joined by David Larcombe, Director of Finance. For more information visit the district web site: www.bsdvt.org
Mary Sullivan, Communications Coordinator for the Burlington Electric Department, and Jennifer Green, Legacy Project and Sustainability Coordinator with Burlington CEDO, speak with Richard Watts from UVM challenges of Vermont's 'Carbon Footprint'.
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.
Burlington CEDO Office's monthly show, tonight focussing on 'the City Hall Internship Program'. Host Kesha Ram speaks with interns Katie Barker, Tara Gallagher, Karolina Ramos, Mabel Prine, Alayna Thompson, and Ethan Aaronson, on the program.
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