Vermont

Young Justice 02/23/2017

Zach Rhoads, Author and Behavior Consultant, interviews Jim Shields, Director of the Big Picture Program at South Burlington High School and Addison White, Big Picture Program student.

Young Justice is a show concerned with issues surrounding children and education in Vermont. 

Solidarity Sunday 02/19/2017

Join us at the Burlington UU this Sunday to call for a moral economy in Vermont, one that includes livable wages, family and medical leave and justice and fairness in the workplace. We invite you to learn how you can get involved in an initiative to increase our state’s minimum wage to $15/hour, push for family and medical leave insurance, protect workers’ rights here in Burlington, and support the efforts of UVM Medical Center patient care professionals to form a union and advocate for themselves and their patients. 

Solidarity Sunday at The Unitarian Universalist Society's Economic Justice Task Force, Rights & Democracy VT, Vermont Workers' Center, Vermont Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals and Vermont Interfaith Action have come together to organize this event lifting up the intersecting struggles to unionize underserved workers, raise the minimum wage, and protect our human right to health insurance.  
 
These struggles are building on the energy generated by the Women’s March on Montpelier, to make a real difference in our community. Fighting for an moral and equitable economy and justice in our workplaces and communities is a crucial way to resist the Trump Administration’s and Congress' direction for our country.

Common Good Vermont: Clear Spot: Communications Consulting for Vermont Nonprofits 02/10/2017

Morgan Webster, Common Good Vermont Director, speaks with Katie Titterton, Founder of Clear Spot, about starting and sticking to a communications calendar.
 
Why is it important for small nonprofits to set up a yearly communications schedule? Half a day of planning now will help your nonprofit communications be focused and consistent through the year -- and that means better visibility and donor relationships. 
 
Katie Titterton founded Clear Spot: Communications consulting for Vermont nonprofits after many years in nonprofit communications, marketing, and fundraising. Clear Spot specializes in content and strategic support for small and lean mission-driven organizations. She is passionate about listening carefully, building community, and creating content that gets results. Katie is a 2016 graduate of the Vermont Leadership Institute of the Snelling Center for Government, a professional writer, loves to read, cook, volunteer, and spend time outside in Vermont with her family, friends, and dog.
 

March and Speak Out Against Deportations! 01/31/2017

ALL OUT TO STOP TRUMP'S BAN ON MUSLIM REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS! 
 
Vermonters march and speak out at Burlington City Hall Park and let the Trump administration know that refugees and immigrants are welcome here!

Chinese New Year Presentation 01/28/2017

Celebrating the year of the rooster. Presented by the Vermont Chinese School.  Takes place at South Burlington Middle School.

Vermont Press Bureau's Capital Beat, January 26, 2017 01/26/2017

Neal Goswami speaks with House Speaker Mitzi Johnson & Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe - January 26, 2017

VT NDCAP Mtg 1-26-17 01/26/2017

Get updates from the NRC on their approval process as well as the State of VT on their CPG process when it comes to the sale of the VT Yankee Nuclear Plant in Vernon, VT from Entergy to potential buyer NorthStar.

Vermont State House: EC Fiber 1/25/17 01/25/2017

Senate Committee on Finance - EC Fiber Overview - January 25, 2017

Vermont Legal Aid: Earned Income Tax Credit for EITC Awareness Day 01/25/2017

Host Christine Speidel, Director, Vermont Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, Vermont Legal Aid, Inc., and guests Grant C. Peterson, Senior Stakeholder Relationship Tax Consultant, Internal Revenue Service, Robert H. Fett, Local Taxpayer Advocate for the State of Vermont, IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service, and Michael McClintock, VITA Tax Site Coordinator, Chittenden County Community Action, discuss the Earned Income Tax Credit, which the largest federal anti-poverty refund program offered today, and promote the EITC Awareness Day on January 27th.

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