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2015 Diversity Conference Keynote - Carol Moseley Braun 03/30/2015

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. 

2015 Diversity Conference Opening Keynote - Devon Harris 03/30/2015

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.

 

http://gbmrc.org/

Civic Engagement - Peter Levine, Director of CIRCLE 03/21/2015

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

Nuclear Free Future: The Impact of the Nuclear Age on Earth with Les Kanat PhD 03/20/2015

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: Marijuana - Report on Colorado Fact Finding Trip 03/16/2015

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.

Under the Dome: 2015 LCRCC Legislative Breakfast 03/16/2015

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).

War and the Soul: Healing Our Nation's Veterans from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 03/13/2015

Edward Tick, PhD, talks about how to support and understand transistion vets as they return to their homes and families after active duty in the military. Recorded at Burlington College as part of the Institute for Civic Engagement series by community procuder StaciAnne K. Grove.
 

Families on the Edge: Resilience 03/12/2015

The purpose of this program is to share stories and ideas about success in
meeting life’s challenges with an eye on the family. Host Mercy Burton Russell is a clinical social worker and
consultant trained in the application of Bowen Family Systems Theory to challenges
that face individuals, families and organizations. Today's guest is Donna Jacobs.

Feminist Media Review: Host Peggy Luhrs 03/09/2015

Host Peggy Luhrs speaks to issues of the day.

Institute For Civic Engagement: Burlington International Women's Day Celebration 03/06/2015

A citywide celebration to honor and insure the rights of all women and girls to lead secure, creative, healthy and free lives. Celebration honorees for 2015 are Cheryl Hanna, Susan Fowler, Rebecca Haslam, Planned Parenthood of NNE, VNA Family Room, Cleophace Mukeba and Robin Lloyd. Recorded by community volunteer Paul Bakeman and sponsored by Burlington College 'Institute for Civic Engagement'.

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