South Burlington School Budget Passes

June 07, 2017
South Burlington voters passed their school budget on the third try by a 40% margin with a vote of 3146 (yes) to 2067 (no).

CCTV Invites You To Celebrate 33 Years of Free Speech and Advocacy

May 25, 2017
Thank you for all of the ways you make our collective work possible: as community media makers, activists and financial supporters. CCTV Center for Media & Democracy depends on all of us to keep the light shining through our front line advocacy, media education, and open networks. Please consider a gift to the CCTV Free Speech Fund or make a secure online gift at www.gvgb.co/vtgives-cctv

2nd Annual Vermont Gives Day is June 7-8

May 22, 2017
In acknowledgement of the important role Vermont’s nonprofit sector plays in the state’s economy, Governor Phil Scott recently declared June 7 and June 8, 2017, the 2nd Annual “Vermont Gives Day of Giving.” Vermont Gives is a 24-hour fundraising event, created by Vermonters for Vermonters, to support local charities and causes, highlight the impact of nonprofits, and strengthen our local communities.

Update on the Process of Sale for Burlington Telecom

May 18, 2017
We are encouraged, at this stage, by the number of interested parties, as well as the conversations and meetings to date. It is too early yet to get a sense of how many offers might be received, but we look forward to sharing more detailed information about the finalists with the public and the City Council in July. For more information on the criteria, history, and timeline of the sale, please visit: www.burlingtontelecom.com/settlement.

Announcing A New Community Media Storytelling Award

May 01, 2017
We are excited to honor and recognize those storytellers who follow in and expand the tradition of community storytelling that is the life and breath of community access media.

Channel 17 Town Meeting TV Response to Recent Migrant Farmworker Arrests

March 20, 2017
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.

Vermont Cultural Leaders Respond to Proposed Federal Budget Cuts: LIVE 3/20 at 1 p.m.

March 20, 2017

Leaders from a variety of Vermont's arts and cultural organizations come together to speak out about the impact of the Trump administration's proposed federal budget cuts. 

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CCTV Welcomes New Board Chair Jason Pelletier

The CCTV Center for Media & Democracy Board is pleased to announce election of Jason Pelletier as its newest President. Jason assumes Board leadership from Michael McNamara, longtime supporter of CCTV and Channel 17 producer who served as Board President from 2013.

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