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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

Cleophace Mukeba Updates his 2015 Trip to South Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo 02/29/2016

Cleophace Mukeba, Founder and Director of the Vermont IBUTWA Project, speaks with Meghan O'Rourke about his August 2015 trip to South Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the positive impacts Vermont IBUTWA has made, and the challenges that lay ahead.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/ibutwa

Burlington Ward 4 and Ward 7 NPA Meeting 02/24/2016

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.

Yoga is For Every Body! 02/22/2016

Host Barrie Silver speaks with Bill O'Connor, Hot Yoga owner, to discuss the history of Yoga, how he got started, and the health benefits. Bill also explains how Yoga is for Every BODY. 

bill@hotyogaburlingtonvt.com | (802) 999-9963  

For more info visit: http://hotyogaburlingtonvt.com/

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Representative Peter Welch: Press Conference On His Bipartisan Telehealth Bill 02/19/2016

Representative Peter Welch highlights his bipartisan telehealth bill and outlines how it would extend Medicare reimbursements for telehealth services to federally qualified health centers (FQHCs).

Under the Dome: Ginny Lyons, Ann Pugh, and Paul Dame Discuss the Current State of Human Services 02/15/2016

Chittenden County Senator Virginia 'Ginny' Lyons (D), Vice-Chair of the Senate Health and Welfare Committee, is joined by Representatives from the House Committee on Human Services, Chair Ann Pugh (D-Chitt 7-2) of South Burlington and Paul Dame (R-Chit 8-2) of Essex Junction. Stay up-to-date with the Vermont Legislative Session or watch more Under the Dome every Monday LIVE at 11am until the end of the Legislative Session.
 

What is Not Working in Mental Health Systems and Other Organizations: Marj Berthold Shares Her Wisdom and Experience with the VT Mental Health System 02/10/2016

Marj Berthold continues her series of programs on "What is Not Working in the Vermont Mental Health System." In this episode she shares her wisdom and experience with Mental Health Systems, in preperation for a possible workshop at the upcoming 2016 NARPA conference. To learn more about Marj watch: Tremors in The System; The Help You Need vs The Help You Get 01/01/2009

Positively Vermont: Vermont Community Garden Network 02/10/2016

Host Dennis McMahon speaks with Jessica Hyman, Executive Director of Vermont Community Garden Network, on the programs and initiatives of the organization.

More information at www.vcgn.org

Where Do I Find Child, Family, and Community Well-Being Data? - Vermont Insights 02/03/2016

Where Do I Find Child, Family, and Community Well-Being Data?

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