The Stamp Stampede is a movement to legally stamp messages on money to #GetMondyOut of politics. It aims to amend the US Constitution and states that corporations are not people and money is not free speech. More information at: www.StampStampede.org
Vermont Peace and Justice Center
Judge Ben Joseph speaks with Elizabeth Truscott, UVM Social Work student on programs aimed at transitioning people back into society from incarceration.
Dan Freilich, MD and President of Vermont Political Revolution Corporation, along with John Likakis, Secretary for Vermont Political Revolution, share insights into the development and mission of the organization. More info: www.vermontpoliticalrevolution.org
The Vermont Political Revolution is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan, constituent-led, grassroots organization and movement in which citizens and candidates work together to minimize conflicts of interest in public office via education, active learning, and proactive self-help.
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts this annual Diversity Conference. Luncheon keynote address for the conference by Carol Moseley Braun, former US Senator from Chicago and former Ambassador to New Zealand.
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts this annual Diversity Conference. Opening keynote address for the conference is Devon Harris, Olympic Athlete and Founding Member of the Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Dr. Peter Levine is one of the nation’s most influential civic engagement activists. His recent book We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: The Promise of Civic Renewal in America provides a broad, clear definition of civic renewal, deliberation, and collaboration. It is a must-have primer for anyone interested in participatory democracy.
Peter Levine, Director of CIRCLE, The Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement, Tufts University, delivers the keynote address at the Vermont League of Women Voters annual Spring Luncheon. Civic renewal, for Dr. Levine, means addressing both sides of the equation: citizens' disengagement and institutional corruption. He firmly believes Americans are ready to take on a serious and energized role in fulfilling their civic responsibilities.
Dr. Levine is also the Associate Dean for Research and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs at Tuft University Jonathan Tisch College.
More information on the League of Women Voters of Vermont: www.lwvofvt.org
Host Margaret Harrington speaks with Les Kanat PhD, Professor of Geology in the Department of Environmental and Health Sciences at Johnson State College, Vermont.
Judge Ben Joseph speaks with Mary Alice McKenzie, one of the Vermonters who traveled to Colorado recently to gather information and implications of Colorado's legalization of marijuana.
The last of the 2015 Lake Champlain Chamber of Commerce's annual Legislative Breakfast Series features Lt. Governor Phil Scott (R) and House Speaker Shap Smith (D).