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2016 Vermont Collective Impact Conference

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Vermont Collective Impact Conference:
Moving Forward Together

** $295 Early Bird Registration ($325 after August 15) **

Two-day Conference: November 2-3, 2016
Stoweflake Resort & Conference Center, Stowe, Vermont

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REGISTER NOW! Early Bird rates end August 15 for this statewide, two-day conference designed for Vermonters working together to address common priorities. Participants will include:

  • Funders
  • Backbone leaders
  • Employers & business leaders
  • Government & policy makers
  • Nonprofits
  • Faith-based organizations
  • Community organizers
  • Concerned residents and advocates

The agenda will cover the full day and evening of November 2 and the full day of November 3. Participants are strongly encouraged to attend with existing partners. Stay overnight at the Stoweflake to maximize opportunities to learn, work and connect.

Contact Amy Carmola for more information on submitting
a proposal to lead a session or sponsor the Conference.


Fourth Annual White River Junction VA Medical Center Community Mental Health Summit – September 14th

Date: September 14, 2016
Time: 9am-1pm
Location: White River Junction VA Medical Center – Bldg. 44, Room 103

This year’s Summit will include two plenary sessions; 1) access to mental health care for Veterans and their family members and 2) Suicide Prevention. Sign-in and networking will take place from 9-9:30am, with opening speakers beginning at 9:30am.

Please email this form to Elise Garrity to register. Please note that lunch will not be provided, but you are welcome to bring a bag lunch.

Community Conversation on Homelessness – Montpelier, May 16th

The City of Montpelier, through its Housing Task Force, in partnership with Good Samaritan Haven is hosting a Community Conversation on Homelessness. The public is invited and encouraged to participate in a dialogue that will include representatives from the City, Downstreet Housing and Community Development, the Montpelier Police Department, Montpelier Community Justice Center, Another Way, Vermont Coalition of Runaway and Homeless Youth Programs, Montpelier businesses and individuals who have experienced homelessness.

You will have the chance to talk about your experience, observations, and concerns regarding homelessness; become informed about efforts underway; and contribute ideas regarding ways to end homelessness.

The Community Conversation on Homelessness is at the Christ Church, 64 State Street, Montpelier on Monday, May 16, 2016. A free dinner for all participants starts at 5:00 pm and the dialogue will happen between 6:00 and 8:00 pm.

This will be the third event specific to homelessness put on in the Montpelier and Barre communities within the past six weeks.There will be an update from the VT Interfaith Action group on what conclusions came from their homelessness panel as well as updates from the Good Samaritan Haven and the Washington County Continuum of Care network.

Questions? Please contact: Laura Biren, AmeriCorps VISTA at