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Pathways Vermont Community Learning: Ending the Cycle of Chronic Homelessness 09/16/2015

Part of the Pathways Vermont community learning series, this is the first talk in a series. Presenters are Lindsay Casale, Program Manager and Roy Savage, Housing First Team Leader. For more informtion visit http://www.pathwaysvermont.org

Representative Peter Welch: Planned Parenthood and Federal Funding 09/16/2015

Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT), is joined by Meagan Gallagher, President & CEO of Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, and Angelia Rorison, who is a receipient of medical care from Planned Parenthood , speaking on the movement to shut down the federal government as a tactic to strip federal funding for the organization. The Federal Government's fiscal year ends September 30th.

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Vote for Vermont - Mental Health 09/14/2015

Pat McDonald talks about Mental Health with Rep. Anne Donahue.

UVM Medical Center hosts production of "Wit’' a play by Margaret Edson 09/12/2015

"Wit”, which won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for drama, comes to Burlington thanks to another woman named Vivian — Vivian Jordan, a Shelburne resident who plays the lead role and whose profession merges the performing arts with the medical arts.  Jordan works at the hospital as a “standardized patient,” which means she acts out roles for medical students learning how to diagnose illnesses. It brings awareness of end-of-life issues and spark discussion on the complex nature of dying in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play. For more info please visit: https://www.uvm.edu/medicine/?Page=news&storyID=21401&category=comwebed

Session 1: Integrated Communities Care Management Learning Collaborative 09/09/2015

Session #1 of the Integrated Communities Care Management Learning Collaborative.

Using data to identify people in need of integrated care management services; using engagement and outreach tools to ensure person directed care; engaging in team building and cross-community learning.

Burlington Ward 6 NPA Meeting 09/03/2015

Neighborhood Planning Assemblies (NPAs) are grassroots, neighborhood organizations that were established in each of Burlington's seven Wards to encourage citizen participation in City government. Working as neighborhood advocacy groups, Neighborhood Planning Assemblies help improve communication between the citizens of Burlington and City government through regular meetings scheduled in each Ward. Ward 6 meets the first Thursday of the month. Meeting place: Aiken Hall, Morgan Room at Champlain College.

Vote for Vermont - Health Care Update 08/31/2015

Pat McDonald talks about health care updates with journalist & policy analyst Hamilton Davis.

Vermont Workers' Center: Hosted by Stauch Blaise 08/28/2015

Host Stauch Blaise speaks with guest James Haslam, Director of Rights & Democracy, and Elise Geaves, Canvasser for Rights & Democracy about the upcoming Labor Day Celebration and Rad Launch Party. For more info visit: http://www.radvt.org/

 
Join Rights & Democracy and their partners for this special Burlington Labor Day Celebration.
RAD is a new working families organization pushing for a progressive economic agenda and creating good jobs while protecting the environment. Join the launch party and celebrate VT’s growing labor movement. Free food, Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream, kids’ bouncy house, great music and much more.

Preservation Burlington: Historic Painted Theater Curtains 08/27/2015

Guest Host Jacob Mushlin, speaks with Christine Hadsel, Director of Curtains Without Borders, a conservation project dedicated to documenting and preserving historic painted scenery.  More informatoin on the organization: www.curtainswithoutborders.org

More information on Preservation Burlington - Preservation Burlington

Burlington Ward 4 and Ward 7 NPA Meeting 08/26/2015

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 third Tuesday of the month. Meeting place: Robert E. Miller Community Center 130 Gosse Court.

More on Redistricting: http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/CityCouncil/Ward-Redistricting/

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