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.
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'.
Judge Ben Joseph speaks with Kevin Sabet, PhD, the Director of the University of Florida Drug Policy Institute, and National President of SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana). He is the author of Reefer Sanity: Seven Great Myths About Marijuana (2013, Beaufort).
Host Jim Fouts speaks with Karen Walton, CCTA General Manager and Mark Sousa, CCTA Director of Operations/Acting Director of Maintenance on efforts within the organizatoin at improving upon a 'safety culture', 'customer service', and the future directions of the authority.
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) hosts a town hall meeting for UVM students. The Senator speaks and take questions after a panel of four students speak, Caroline DeCunzo on college affordability; Francesca Hall on climate change; Jess Fuller on women’s issues and Liz Amler on big money in politics.
The Greater Burlington Women's Forum presented the movie Miss Representation at Burlington High School. After the showing, students share their thoughts on how the movie impacted them and what changes they would like to see made to the portrayl of women in the media.
Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebrations: Burlington Rally and March - "Black Lives Matter" 01/19/2015
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts poet Donisha Marley Prendergast, granddaughter of Bob and Rita Marley is joined by Jasmine Rand, a University of Vermont graduate and civil rights attorney who represented Trayvon Martin's family. The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center's Executive Director Patrick Brown, said that Ms. Rand coined the term 'I am Trayvon Martin', used by supporters of the 17-year old who was shot and killed in Florida in 2012.
The Mission of the Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center (GBMRC) is to increase awareness and provide opportunities to celebrate, promote and support cultural diversity within our community.