Ali's Corner



Burlington City Councillor Ali Dieng hosts a live, monthly show covering a range of timely issues.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-09-16
Format: 2019-09-16
TBD - 09/16/2019
BHS Student Leads Initiative to Support Yemeni Children - 08/19/2019
In March 2015, a war in Yemen made the economy much worse than it had been in previous years. As a matter of fact, the Yemeni economy is very weak in comparison to the counties next to other countries in the region, for example, Saudi-Arabia. The...
The Burlington Resolution Relating to Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - 07/15/2019
Host Ali Dieng is joined by Stephanie Seguino, UVM Economics Professor, and Mark Hughes, Executive Director of Justice For All, to discuss the Burlington Resolution Relating to Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. Burlington prides itself on...
The Burlington School District Parent University Program - 06/17/2019
The Burlington School District Parent University Program is holding the Parent University graduation ceremony on Jun 19, 2019 at the Flynn Center. Parent University works closely with community partners to provide classes to parents that enrich,...
Sudan Update - 05/20/2019
The Second Sudanese Civil War was a conflict from 1983 to 2005 between the central Sudanese government and the Sudan People's Liberation Army. It was largely a continuation of the First Sudanese Civil War of 1955 to 1972. Six years after it...
Vermont Senior Citizens - 04/15/2019
Like the whole state, Burlingtonians are aging. 1 in 4 Vermonters are age 60+. By 2030 it will be 1 in 3. We all have this in common - we are all aging. So, how can we make Burlington a place where WE ALL can age well? Host Ali Dieng is joined by...
Young Women In Politics - 03/18/2019
The 19th Amendment, which gave American women the right to vote, was passed by Congress on June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920. In the 21st century, we have seen a substantial amount of women (and young women in particular) running...

Featured Story

Alliance for Community Media says FCC Cable Vote Will Harm Local Media

The proposed rules would allow cable companies to assign market values to these benefits and then charge the amount back to local communities in most cases. Benefits include items like free cable subscriptions to schools, discounts for the elderly, and fiber connectivity to local government buildings like police departments, fire stations, and libraries.


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