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
Host Erhard Mahnke provides a brief legislative update, then speaks with Lindsay Casale, Housing First Program Manager with Pathways Vermont, on how they help Vermonters who have experienced chronic homelessness and have mental health disabilities find and maintain housing.
Judge Ben Joseph hosts a conversation with Margo Austin, Student Assistance Program Counselor, on potential youth impacts surrounding the legalization of marijuana in the state of Vermont.
Check out the Vermont Department of Health - Impact Assessment findings: http://healthvermont.gov/adap/drugs/marijuana.aspx
Host Mayor Miro Weinberger is joined by Burlington Police Chief Brandon del Pozo to speak to the challenges faced by Burlington with the ongoing opiate epidemic.
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.
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