Health

Burlington Mayor's Show: Hosted by Mayor Miro Weinberger 03/23/2016

Mayor Weinberger is joined by Fire Chief Steven Locke.

Burlington Ward 4 and Ward 7 NPA Meeting 03/23/2016

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to empower citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies facilitate communication between the citizens of Burlington and city government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Wards 4 & 7 meet the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Meeting place: Robert E. Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court.

Panel Discussion on Preventing Gun Violence 03/20/2016

Ohavi Zedek Social Action Committee brings together a panel of perspectives on 'Gun Violence' in our society.

Governor Peter Shumlin: Press Conference - GMO Labeling 03/16/2016

Gov. Shumlin Press Conference - GMO Labeling - March 16, 2016.

Vermont Health Care Innovation Project: Session 3 - Integrated Communities Care Management Learning Collaborative 03/16/2016

On February 21, 2013 Vermont was notified of an award of a $45 million State Innovation Model (SIM) grant from the federal government. This grant will fund activities inside and outside of state government over the next four years to expand and integrate innovative health care provider payment and health information technology that supports more effective and efficient care delivery. Vermont has named the project that will utilize the SIM grant funds the Vermont Health Care Innovation Project (VHCIP). VHCIP will provide a forum for coordinating policy and resources to support development of the organizations, technology, and financing necessary to achieve the shared public/private goals articulated in our State Health Care Innovation Plan: development of a high performance health care system for Vermont.

Institute For Civic Engagement: Burlington International Women's Day Celebration 2016 03/12/2016

A citywide celebration to honor and insure the rights of all women and girls to lead secure, creative, healthy, and free lives. Recorded by community volunteer Paul Bakeman and sponsored by Burlington College 'Institute for Civic Engagement.'

Heroin Crisis Forum 03/08/2016

A public forum on the regional heroin crisis.

Veritas: Victims of Industrial Wind 03/04/2016

Host Brett Gaskill speaks with Steven and Luann Therrien on their experience with an industrial wind project in Sheffield, VT. The Sheffield project consists of 16 turbines. The nearest turbine to the Therrien's home was less than 3/4 of a mile away. 5 were within 1 mile, and all 16 within 2 miles. The Therriens moved from Sheffield after 18 years due to the health problems they faced.

Veritas is sponsored by greenmountainpatriots.org

Implications of the Changing Demographics in Vermont 03/03/2016

Linda Deliduka, Director of Chittenden K.I.N. (Kinship Information Network), is joined by Tony Redington, Policy Developer, to discuss the implications of 3000 to 4000 Vermonters turning 65 each year.

For more information and to reach Linda: (802) 864-5114 | deliduka.l@gmail.com

Essex Marijuana Policy Forum 03/02/2016

The five Essex/Westford House Representatives (Myers, Evans, Dame, Jerman, Bancroft) listen to brief pro-and-con presentations from advocates for recreational marijuana legislation, then hear from community members on the issue. Essex Heart and Soul hosts the event with Kayhl Cooper, a local high school student and community advisory board member of H&S, moderating the discussion. Brief presentations made by Mariah Sanderson of Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM) and Laura Subin of the Vermont Coalition to Regulate Marijuana. Chittenden County Senators provide an update on Senate deliberations to date.

For more info visit: http://www.pauldame.com/essex_marijuana_policy_forum

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