Justice For All and Black Lives Matter VT hold a Senatorial Candidate Panel for Chittenden County. Candidates discuss Social Justice Issues and Policies in Vermont. Candidates include: Michael Sirotkin, Debbie Ingram, Dawn Ellis, Virginia Lyons, Faisal Gill, Phil Baruth, David Scherr, and Nick Cook. There are two moderators who ask them a series of questions focused on Police Stop Data released in VT, as well as subjects of mass incarceration and racial disparities in schools and law enforcement.
Community producers Tessa Tallagnon and Micah Tremblay hit the streets with a camera and mic to find out what people in downtown Burlington think of the propsal to build a 14 story mall on top of the current Burlington Square town center.
Gospel Fest 2016 features: Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Gospel Choir, Burlington Ecumenical Gospel Choir, Montpelier Community Gospel Choir, and The New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church Children's Choir.
Gospel Fest is an annual Christian music ministry hosted by the New Alpha Missionary Baptist Church. Gospel Fest's anchor choir, the Burlington Ecumenical Gospel Choir (BEC), is now in its 23rd year. BEC is made up of performers from different religious denominations and walks of life; their mission is the educate the community about Black History Month through music.
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center hosts keynote speaker Ilyasah Shabazz, civil rights activist, author, and third daughter of Malcolm X, delivers the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day keynote address. Ms. Shabazz is known for her memoir, Growing up X, for which she won the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Literary Work.
At the event, the Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center honors this year’s recipients of the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award: Jan Demers, Executive Director of the Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO), for her work helping homeless and economically disadvantaged community members; and Jay Diaz, Public Advocate for the ACLU of Vermont, for his untiring work to promote stability, access, and equal opportunity to low income Vermont children.
The Mission of the Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center (GBMRC) is to increase awareness and provide opportunities to celebrate, promote and support cultural diversity within our community.
In recognition of the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII and Veterans Day, please join us for a conversation and stories from WWII veterans living locally here in Vermont. During the event, veterans will discuss their military experiences as well as their return to civilian life after the war.
CCV serves more than 600 veterans and military-connected students each year, and is committed to honoring their service and providing essential services to meet their needs. The Veteran and Military Services team offers a range of support services, including professional tutoring, specialized career services, and access to VA Vet Center services. Enhanced services for military veterans at CCV are funded by the J. Warren and Lois McClure Foundation, Bari and Peter Dreissigacker, Dave Stiller, and the Vermont Community Foundation.
On Friday, March 17th Channel 17/Town Meeting TV community producer Enrique “Kike” Balcazar, producer of Nadando Contra la Corriente con Justicia Migrante, the popular Spanish language program for Vermont migrant farm workers, was one of three people detained and arrested by U.S. Immigration and Custom's Enforcement (ICE) officials last week. Enrique’s arrested colleagues include Zully Palacios and Alex Carrillo.