Community Producers



Programs that are produced by community volunteers using Channel 17 Equipment.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2019-09-16
Format: 2019-09-16
Road Map for Change - 06/22/2015
Channel 17 volunteer, Bob Neale, brings you a political commentary on the criminal justice system.
Humane Society of Chittenden County - 06/16/2015
Board Member Susan McMillan is joined by Nancy Cathcart, President & CEO, Humane Society of Chittenden County along with Erin Alamed, Volunteer & Community Outreach Manager, to discuss humane education programs, and the efforts to save...
Art & Activism - 06/11/2015
Ibnar Avilix, a Socio-economic Activist/Artist is joined by Aubergine Avilix, and Artist/Writer/Activist. Ibnar and Aubergine (aka Ferngutter) discuss displacement, development and current event's effects on the art community.  More...
Art & Activism - 05/14/2015
Ibnar Avilix, a Socio-economic Activist/Artist is joined by Aubergine Avilix, Artist/Writer/Activist, discussing relevant topics.  More information at
On-the-Spot Burlington's Little Italy Walking Tour Preview - 04/29/2015
A panel of Vermont Italian Club members Janie Merola McKenzie, Louis Izzo and host John Varricchione, along with Champlain College Professor Coberlin Brownell, discuss the Old Neighborhood (Little Italy) and the walking tour planned for May 2nd....
Crisis in America: The Republicans Are Coming - 04/01/2015
Channel 17 volunteer, Bob Neale, brings you a political commentary on the Republican Party.
Vermont Political Revolution for Better Governance - 03/31/2015
Dan Freilich, MD and President of Vermont Political Revolution Corporation, along with John Likakis, Secretary for Vermont Political Revolution, share insights into the development and mission of the organization. More info: www....
Preview of "Stand Up for Transportation" Day - 03/24/2015
Shelagh Cooley hosts the Coordinator of the Vermont Community Alliance for Public Transportation Charles Norris-Brown and the transportation historian Don MacDonald to discuss the upcoming Stand Up for Transportation Day on April 9th. ...
Civic Engagement - Peter Levine, Director of CIRCLE - 03/21/2015
Dr. Peter Levine is one of the nation’s most influential civic engagement activists. His recent book We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For: The Promise of Civic Renewal in America provides a broad, clear definition of civic renewal,...
Vermont Sudanese Community - 03/13/2015
Members of the Sudanese community living in Vermont speak about the proposed sanctions and the possible effects on South Sudan and the peace talks.  Panelists are, Akol Aguek, Former Chairman; Ayat Deng, Finance & Women Representative;...
Save Open Space Burlington - 03/11/2015
 Andy Simon, Ruby Perry and Charles Simpson of Save Open Space Burlington, share insights into the organization's goals and mission.  More info:
Town Meeting and More - 03/10/2015
Dale Tillotson, civic minded Burlington resident, joins Rob Reiber in a discussion on the local results from the 2015 Town Meeting and thoughts about the State Budget and legislation.  Dale is on facebook and twitter and shares regular ideas on...
Art & Activism - 03/04/2015
Ibnar Avilix/Brian Goblik, a Socio-economic Activist/Artist is joined by Aubergine Avilix, and Artist/Writer/Activist.  More information at
Women Lead the Way - 02/25/2015
Vermont Women's Leadership Council is building!  Linda Tarr-Whelan, Co-Chair United Way of Chittenden County's Women's Leadership Council and Martha Maksym, Executive Director, United Way of Chittenden County join host Shelagh...
American Red Cross of Vermont - 02/23/2015
Larry Crist, Executive Director of American Red Cross of Vermont, speaks to the work of this organization through out the state.

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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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