Erhard Mahnke speaks to Karen Lafayette, Advocate for the Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council, on what the Legislature did affecting housing, homelessness, and poverty issues.
If you think you’ve been discriminated against or if you just keep hearing that the apartment is already rented, contact: 1-800-889-2047 | http://www.vtlawhelp.org/discriminationfair-housing
More information on Fair Housing: CVOEO Fair Housing Project | https://www.cvoeo.org | 802-864-3334 Ext. 202
Vermont Human Rights Commission: http://hrc.vermont.gov | 1-800-416-2010
Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing resources from the National Low Income Housing Coalition: http://nlihc.org/issues/affh
Senator Patrick Leahy: EPA's Gina McCarthy Joins Leahy and Welch to Announce New Brownfields Grants 05/20/2016
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy, Senator Patrick Leahy, Congressman Peter Welch, Governor Peter Shumlin, and Mayor Miro Wienberger announce the selection of 218 Brownfields Grant investments across the country, including in Vermont.
The Brownfields Assessment Grants of $400,000 each to Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission (CCRPC) and the Windham Regional Commission (WRC) will support the assessment of brownfields sites, the redevelopment of which is complicated by the possible presence of environmental contamination.
Both the State of Vermont and the City of Burlington have active brownfields redevelopment programs.
For more info visit: https://www.leahy.senate.gov/
A Talk at Dartmouth College by Harvard University’s Nieman Fellow in Watchdog Journalism, Mariah Blake. "Chemical Nation: How Americans Because Guinea Pigs in a Vast, Haphazard Chemistry Experiment”
Vermont Health Care Innovation Project: Core Competency Training Series - Coordination Training, Part 2 05/18/2016
Vermont Health Care Innovation Project Core Competency Training Series: Day 2 - Disability Awareness Training, Part 2
- Communication Skills
- Bias, cultures and values
- Accessing community and social supports
- Transistion of care, home visits, and supporting care givers.
Wayne Warnken and Fisher Munson-Warnken talk about their experiences running in the VT City Marathon to raise money for Outright VT.
May 12 is International Awareness Day for ME/CFS. Because of the overlap of ME/CFS with Fibromyalgia & Lyme Disease, ImmuneDysfunction.org, a 501(c)3 private foundation, hosts a panel discussion to explore the ramifications of these diseases in Vermont, the current specifics and trends in research, and clinical care.
Rik Carlson, Director ImmuneDysfunction.org
Chittenden County State Senator David Zuckerman, an outspoken advocate for Lyme Disease reforms and candidate for Lt. Governor.
Kenneth J. Friedman, Ph.D. Adjunct Instructor, Natural Sciences, Castleton State College.
David W. Maughan, Ph.D. Research Professor, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, The University of Vermont.
Terry Naumann, M.D. Volunteer Physician at Open Door Clinic in Middlebury and Vergennes, and at The Peoples Health and Wellness Clinic in Barre, VT, Clinical Assistant Professor, Dept of Family Practice, University of Vermont, College of Medicine.
Jeff Wulfman MD, ABFM, ABIHM. Dr. Jeff Wulfman is a Family Physician practicing primary care in Bristol Vermont. He is Board Certified both in Family Medicine and Integrative Holistic Medicine.
More information available at: www.ImmuneDysfunction.org
Burlington Mayor's Press Conference: Congressman Peter Welch Speaks on the Opiate Crisis in the U.S. 05/10/2016
Rep. Welch holds a press conference to highlight a package of legislation scheduled for a vote on the House floor this week. The legislation addresses the opioid epidemic by expanding treatment and data sharing. Welch is joined by Mayor Miro Weinberger, Vermont Department of Health Commissioner Harry Chen, Chittenden County State’s Attorney T.J. Donovan, as well as other health care and criminal justice leaders.
May 9, 2016: Nels and Robert talk about the bigger picture around the Vermont Marijuana Bill vote, the opiate epidemic and its effect on our society especially the children and their families.
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