EVENTS

VICII events support civic engagement
GET IT OUT: Publishing Options for the Political Activist
Time is TBD
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
A free workshop offered by Marc Estrin, editor, publisher, Fomite Press. Book? Newsletter? Pamphlet? Broadside? Blog? Local? National? International? Galactic? An informal evening of small-group discussion about options for publishing graphics and text.
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International Women's day: Women's Rights
2020!
Cuba!
www.cubanamericanfrindshipsociety.org
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GET IT OUT: Publishing Options for the Political Activist
Time is TBD
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
A free workshop offered by Marc Estrin, editor, publisher, Fomite Press. Book? Newsletter? Pamphlet? Broadside? Blog? Local? National? International? Galactic? An informal evening of small-group discussion about options for publishing graphics and text.
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International Women's day: Women's Rights
2020!
Cuba!
www.cubanamericanfrindshipsociety.org
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Emergency Powers of Political Leaders During the Pandemic and Political Unrest from Bottom to Top
Jun 17, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Zoom
Join us for a discussion of the ever expanding role of law enforcement officers in our lives and ask the important question of when our demand will be heard to restore our civil liberties and our inalienable constitutional rights to be free of the increasing powers of the police and the government.
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Sanctions: Warfare by Other Means
Jun 03, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Zoom
In this day of Covid-19 and the militarization of our streets, the Trump administration has issued crushing sanctions against vulnerable countries. Join discussion leader Kurt Mehta, Esq. and explore the economic warfare against Cuba, Venezuela and Iran.
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Re-Imagining Burlington in the Time of the Pandemic: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity to Transform Our City
May 20, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Zoom
The final discussion in VICII's 2 Session of Municipalism: The New Democracy. Discussion led by Sandy Baird and Jared Carter.
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Burlington College, The Crisis in Higher Education and The Future of VICII
May 13, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Join This Discussion on Zoom
One of the final discussions in VICIIs 2nd Session of Contemporary Issues Forum, Municipalism: The New Democracy. A think tank and community free education - what next? Leader of the discussion: Louise Andrews, Beth Sachs, Sandy Baird and Tony Reddington.
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The State of Community Media: Public Access TV & the Possibility of Democracy
Apr 29, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Part of VICIIs 2nd Session of Contemporary Issues Forum, Municipalism: The New Democracy. Leader of the discussion: Lauren-Glenn Davitian, founder, CCTV and Channel 17.
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The Constitution, the Economy and the Pandemic: A Community Conversation
Apr 22, 6:00 PM – 7:40 PM
Zoom
Join VICII on Zoom for an online discussion of current affairs: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/74288054295 Meeting ID: 742 8805 4295
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Israel & Palestine: One-State, Two-State, No-State Solutions
Apr 15, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Part of VICIIs 2nd Session of Contemporary Issues Forum, Municipalism: The New Democracy. Leader of the discussion: Mousa Ishaq, president, Burlington, Bethlehem & Arad Sister City Program, and Ian Stokes, Vermonters for Justice in Palestine & commentator on Channel 17 "What's Happening".
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Constitution in Crisis: Can a Pandemic Justify the Elimination of our Inalienable Rights?
Apr 08, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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Join the discussion - Can our Speech, Press, Assembly, Religion, Interstate Commerce and Travel be compromised? Part of VICII's 2nd Session of Contemporary Issues Forum, Municipalism: The New Democracy. Leader of the discussion: Sandy Baird, Esq. and Jared Carter, Esq.
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A Remnant of the 'Sun Never Sets' Empire: India, Kashmir & Pakistan in 2020
Apr 01, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Group Discussion on Zoom
Part of VICIIs 2nd Session of Contemporary Issues Forum, Municipalism: The New Democracy. Leader of the discussion: Kurt Mehta, Esq., immigration lawyer & historian and commentator, "What's Happening" public access Channel 17.
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The Other Americas: Venezuela, Bolivia, Cuba
Mar 18, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs 2nd Session of Contemporary Issues Forum, Municipalism: The New Democracy. Leader of the discussion: Peter Lackowski, Latin American activist.
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Haiti: The Longest Revolution of the Americas
Mar 04, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs 2nd Session of Contemporary Issues Forum, Municipalism: The New Democracy. Leader of the discussion: Robin Lloyd, peace activists and filmmaker of "Black Dawn" an animated film of the Haitian Revolution.
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The Big Hole: An Update on the Sinex/Brookfield Project
Feb 26, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs 2nd Session of Municipalism: The New Democracy, Contemporary Issues Winter 2020. Leader of the discussion: John Franco, Esq., and Steve Goodkind, plaintiff.
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The Champlain Parkway: The Unfinished Business of BTV and the Road to Nowhere
Feb 19, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of the 2nd Session of VICIIs Contemporary Issues Forum, Municipalism: The New Democracy. Leader of the discussion: Tony Reddington and Steve Goodkind, community activists.
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A Woman's Right to Health Care in Vermont & the U.S. in 2020
Feb 05, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs 2nd Session of Municipalism: The New Democracy, Contemporary Issues Winter 2020. Leader of the discussion: Sandy Baird, Esq., a founder of the Vermont Women's Health Center and Jill Krowinsky, VT State Representative from Burlington.
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Evicted, Ejected, Exhausted in Burlington: A Discussion on Affordable Housing in a "Most Livable City"
Feb 03, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Fletcher Free Library, 235 College St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Charles Winkleman, community activist and founder of the Tenant's Union, will give a talk on tenants rights.
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The Impeachment Process: What It Was, What It Is & What It Is Not
Jan 22, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs 2nd Session of Municipalism: The New Democracy, Contemporary Issues Winter 2020. Leader of the discussion: Jared Carter, Esq., Vermont Law School Professor.
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The Origins of the Electoral College & Its Racist Evolution: No Way to Elect a President
Jan 08, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, Room 18, 3rd floor, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Presented by The Roz Payne Memorial Race & Racism Series. Leader of this discussion: Sandy Baird, Esq., lawyer and former Burlington College Instructor.
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Sister Cities: Citizen Diplomacy and the Creation of a Foreign Policy of Neighborly Cities
Dec 11, 2019, 6:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs Burlington, VT Contemporary Issues Forum, 2019. Leaders of the Discussion: Sandy Baird; Mousa Ishaq, Chair Burlington/Bethlehem/Arad Sister City Program; Dan Higgins, Chair Puerta Cabezas/Bilwi, Nicaragua/Yaroslaval, Russia/Honfleur, France Sister City Program.
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The Downtown Economic District: Privatization of the Public Realm
Dec 04, 2019, 6:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs Burlington, VT Contemporary Issues Forum, 2019. Leader of The Discussion: Gene Bergman, Esq. Former City Attorney.
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Homeless in Paradise: The Housing Crisis in One of the Most Livable Cities in the USA; Burlington, VT
Nov 06, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs Burlington, VT Contemporary Issues Forum, 2019. Leader of the Discussion: Jared Carter, Esq. Attorney for the People Without Homes.
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The F 35's: Local Noise and Nukes
Oct 30, 2019, 6:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs Burlington, VT Contemporary Issues Forum, 2019. Leaders of the Discussion: Lucy Gluck and Robin Lloyd, Peace, Anti-Nuke and Anti-War activists.
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The Coalition for a Livable City (CLC): Burlington United, Political Solutions
Oct 16, 2019, 6:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs Burlington, VT Contemporary Issues Forum, 2019. Leaders of the Discussion: Tony Reddington, Andy Simon and Barbara, founding members of the CLC.
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The Big Hole: What Went Wrong with the Sinex Development Downtown
Oct 02, 2019, 6:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs Burlington, VT Contemporary Issues Forum, 2019. Discussion Leader: John Franco, Attorney for the Plaintiffs and former City Attorney with Mayor Sanders.
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Burlington Telecom: The Promise and the Reality
Sep 18, 2019, 6:00 PM
O.N.E. Community Center, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Part of VICIIs Contemporary Issues Forum, 2019. Leaders of the Discussion: Plaintiffs to Keep Burlington Telecom Public and Local, Dean Corren, Sandy Baird and Steve Goodkind.
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The Constitutionality of President Trump's " Zero Tolerance Policy."
Oct 20, 2018, 10:00 PM – Oct 21, 2018, 5:00 PM
Association of Africans Living in VT, 20 Allen St, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
Three two-hour workshops : 1. Due Process Requirements of the " Zero Tolerance Policy" Norman Blais, Esq. 2. Due Process Requirements for the Separated Children- Sandy Baird, Esq. 3. Constitutional Questions for the "Zero Tolerance Policy" Jared Carter, Esq.
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