Vermont Interfaith Action

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Vermont Interfaith Action is a faith-based, grassroots coalition of congregations that transforms ordinary people into empowered and engaged citizens. Our goal is to create the hope, power, knowledge, and political will needed to make compassion and social justice a reality for all Vermonters.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2017-12-11
Format: 2017-12-11
What You Can Do about Climate Change - 11/21/2017
Host Debbie Ingram, Executive Director of Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA), is joined by Karen Corbman, Board Member of both VIA and Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, and Amy Small, Rabbi of Ohavi Zedek Synagogue, to explore what everyday citizens can do to...
Progress Toward a Moral Economy - 07/18/2017
Rev. Ken White, VIA Clergy Caucus, speaks with Debbie Ingram, VIA Executive Director, about racial justice policies, fair wages for workers, and new legislation working its way through the Vermont General Assembly that would create an insurance pool...
Disrupt and Rebuild: Report-Back on International Meeting Hosted by Pope Francis - 03/21/2017
VIA Executive Director Debbie Ingram speaks with VIA Leaders Rachel Kauppila, Bro. Frank Hagerty, Hemant Tamang Ghising, Sylvia Knight, and Bob Wright.   More information at: (802) 651-8889 | office [at] viavt [dot] org | www.viavt.org
Jobs for the Formerly Incarcerated - 11/15/2016
Host Debbie Ingram, VIA Executive Director, speaks with Sarah Flynn, VIA Leader, and Charles Knoll, VIA Leader, on jobs for the formerly incarcerated.   More information at: (802) 651-8889 | office [at] viavt [dot] org | www.viavt.org
The Importance of Civic Engagement - 09/20/2016
Host Debbie Ingram, VIA Executive Director, discusses the importance of civic engagement with Rachel Kauppila, a VIA leader. More information at: (802) 651-8889 | office [at] viavt [dot] org | www.viavt.org
Housing and Homelessness - 05/17/2016
Host Debbie Ingram, VIA Executive Director, discusses Housing and Homelessness with VIA volunteers Bill Thompson, Virginia Munkelwitz, and Rev. Beth Ann Maier. More information at: (802) 651-8889 | office [at] viavt [dot] org | www.viavt.org
Parents and Youth for Change Meeting - 03/28/2016
Parents for Change (www.voicesforkids.org) Public Action meeting on the discipline system in the Burlington School District. Community leaders and public share insight into the upcoming Public Action on Behavioral Expectations and Discipline...
Parents and Youth for Change - 03/15/2016
Meg Cline, Community Organizer with Parents for Change (www.voicesforkids.org), is joined by Madhu Neupane, Parent and Community Leader, to share insights into the upcoming Public Action on Behavioral Expectations and Discipline Policies ...
Social Justice Messages of Pope Francis - 01/19/2016
Reverend Debbie Ingram, Executive Director of Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA), is joined by Melissa Battah, VIA Staff Organizer, in a discussion on the 'Social Justice Messages of Pope Francis'. More information at: (802) 651-8889...
More on the Moral Economy and a Look at Gleaning - 11/17/2015
Reverend Debbie Ingram, Executive Director of Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA) is joined by Reverend Earl Kooperkamp, Pastor at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Barre, and Mary Beth Barritt, Leader, Christ Church, Presbyterian in...
Summit on a Moral Economy - 09/26/2015
Representatives of like-minded organizations and VIA congregations discuss priorities for the legislative session and ways to coordinate efforts to build a moral economy.  Co-sponsored by the Vermont Workers' Center.  More information...
Building a Moral Economy - 09/15/2015
Reverend Debbie Ingram, Executive Director of Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA), and Reverend Ken White, Pastor of College Street Congregational Church, UCC share information on upcoming events and ways to get involved.  More information at: www....
Building Vermont's Moral Economy - 08/26/2015
Public Assets Institute and Vermont Interfaith Action sponsor this public discussion about how Vermont can build a moral economy, one that provides opportunity for all Vermonters to succeed.  More information available at: http://publicassets....
Winooski School Transportation Action - 06/03/2015
Ironically, although Winooski is only one square mile, transportation to and from school can be daunting for many families. There are no school buses, and the regular bus service does not run at appropriate times to help families get their children...