Education

Positively Vermont: Lund Family Center 02/27/2009

Host Dennis McMahon speaks with Kitty Bartlett, Annual Campaign Director for the Lund Family Center.

Selamta Comfort Dolls Project Documentary 02/18/2009

Neighbor to Neighbor AmeriCorps members at the Champlain Valley Agency on Aging made this documentary about Seniors making 'comfort dolls' for abandon children in Ethiopia.

Public Service Announcements. PSAs.: Help Starts Here .Org 02/16/2009

In thousands of ways, social workers help people help themselves. People of every age. From every background. In every corner of the country - wherever we're needed - starting here and now. Welcome to your source for professional advice, inspiring stories - even a social worker directory. Social workers. Help starts here.

Vermont Buffalo Soldiers Return 02/10/2009

Host Wanda Hines speaks with Buffalo Soldiers 143rd Anniversary Reunion Co-Chairs Rose Mary Graveline and Sharon McCollum on the Vermont and National history of this military calvary unit's return to Vermont July 27th through August 1st 2009.

Vermont Access Network (VAN): Future of Vermont Study: Vermont in Transition 02/03/2009

The Council on the Future of Vermont and St. Michael’s College just published Vermont in Transition: Social, Economic and Environmental Trends, a comprehensive study tracking the key changes that have occurred in Vermont in areas as diverse as education, the economy, agriculture, demography, crime, energy, climate and civic engagement. This press conference was held February 3 to highlight some of the 160 trends identified in the book. It includes Sarah Waring and Paul Costello from the non profit and nonpartisan Vermont Council on Rural Development and Drs. Herb Kessel and Vince Bolduc--the lead authors who led the research team. If you want to purchase a copy of this program, please click here.

Somali Bantu Stories of Extraordinary Courage 02/01/2009

A video commissioned by the Howard Center for Human Services on Somali Bantu living in Vermont. Produced by Alison Segar, independent film maker.

 

 

Vermont 3.0 Legislative Forum 01/28/2009

Vermont lawmakers meet and talk with five chief executives from locally owned, creative/tech companies that have demonstrated tremendous growth during the past five years. The panelists discuss the following questions:

Why did you locate your company in Vermont? What keeps you here?

Is your company currently growing, and if so, at what rate?

Which aspects of the state's economic development strategy are working?

What more can the state do to help you attract and retain qualified employees?

Are Vermont schools adequately preparing students for tech jobs in the state?

Sponsored by Vermont 3.0 and moderated by Paula Routly, Publisher, Co-Editor and Co-Founder of Seven Days newspaper.

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebrations: MLK Remembrance - Dr. Julianne Malveaux 01/25/2009

 

Dr. Julianne Malveaux is the President of Bennet College for Women. Recognized for her progressive and insightful observations, she is also an economist, author and commentator. Dr. Malveaux's contributions to the public dialogue on issues such as race, culture, gender, and their economic impacts, are shaping public opinion in the 21st century America.

Presented in partnership with The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center.

 

Big Read Kickoff, with Amy Goodman Keynote (Democracy Now!) 01/24/2009

Vermont Arts Council, Brownell Library, Vermont Community Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts join together to bring a kickoff with keynote speaker Amy Goodman, video interview with Ray Bradbury, Deb Ellis film preview and performance pieces by Peter Schumann and Drew Cameron.

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