Senator Bernie Sanders: Sanders Press Conference - Increased Funding for Vermont Child Care and Head Start 03/16/2009

Senator Bernie Sanders announced a 'very significant increase' in funding for child care and Head Start in Vermont and throughout the country.

Public Service Announcements. PSAs.: Green Commuting - Bicycle PSA 03/11/2009

Jessica Tanner shows through PSA an alternative to driving around Burlington by biking and it's benefits to you and the city.

Burlington Parks and Recreation: Burlington Parks & Recreation - Wunderle's Big Top Youth Circus Performance 02/27/2009

The final presentation of a week long circus camp sponsored by Burlington Parks & Recreation.

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.



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Local Access Organizations Sign Forward Thinking Agreement with Burlington Telecom

An interactive program guide, HD channels, video on demand, improving local PEG channel quality, are just a few examples of this agreement meeting community needs for the creation and distribution of locally produced media. Creatives, citizens, nonprofits, activists and local municipalities all avail themselves of community access services. The support of Burlington Telecom for the work of local community access centers shows a continued support for the citizens and residents of Burlington. 


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