CALENDAR LISTINGS FOR Monday, February
Southeastern Vermont Economic Development Strategies/SeVEDS - Update on Programs/Projects (Zoom): SeVEDS municipal funding investments in regional economic development; Community programs: The Community Facilities Technical Assistance Program and Southern Vermont Economy project trainings and workshops; Career development for high school students through Pipelines and Pathways Program, the Paid Internship Program, workforce training and development, and recruitment and retention efforts. 5:30-7 p.m. Includes Business Financing such as the Micro-entrepreneur lending program, business development technical assistance from startup to succession planning, COVID relief and recovery for local businesses and non-profits; Young Professional networking, financial wellness classes, 1st-time home buyer classes. The 2019 CEDS: Our region's strategic economic plan. Presented by Brattleboro Development Credit Corp. Zoom. Share your questions in advance and register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAoceyurzwsE9Rge6DPi4UGbq-5uuLa5kgG.
Seeing and Disrupting Racism (Online): This introductory-level workshop defines racism and white fragility, explores how white fragility perpetuates racism, and challenges participants to consider what steps they can take to disrupt racism at every level. This workshop was developed for predominantly white audiences, but all are welcome. Presented by the Peace & Justice Center. 6 - 8 p.m. These workshops are not recorded. Sliding scale. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Online. Questions: Arima Minard: 802-863-345 x 105, firstname.lastname@example.org Registration required: www.pjcvt.org/event/seeing-disrupting-racism-9.
Recovering Black History in New Hampshire (via Zoom): Hosted by the Historical Society of Cheshire County, Warner Historical Society, and Monadnock Center for History and Culture in partnership with the NH Black Heritage trail of Portsmouth. Join the Historical Society of Cheshire County (Keene), the Monadnock Center for History and Culture (Peterborough), the Warner Historical Society, and the NH Black Heritage Trail (Portsmouth) to learn more about their projects. 6-8 p.m. Each organization is in a different stage of their work and they all are seeking virtual volunteers to assist with documenting the lives of black individuals and families living in Cheshire, Hillsborough, Merrimack Counties. Results from this multi-year project will be used to create new educational programming and to assist NH educators in their efforts to integrate more black local history into their curriculum. Zoom. Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/6616110808367/WN_jBE9kSMoQ1yJsk4DZyTQEQ.
VT Nuclear Decommissioning Citizens Advisory Panel Federal Nuclear Waste Policy Committee (Online/Phone): This special meeting will continue assessing information on current federal nuclear waste policies and proposed Congressional nuclear waste legislation now available at the Committee's new webpage: https://publicservice.vermont.gov/content/vt-ndcap-federal-nuclear-waste-policy. Potential actions regarding these policies and legislative proposals will be identified. 1-2 p.m. via Microsoft Teams Webcast and Teleconference. Limited opportunities for the public to speak but written comments and suggested nuclear waste policy reading materials are welcome: PSD.NDCAP@vermont.gov. Emails sent to the Committee become public record and may be published on the VT NDCAP website, https://publicservice.vermont.gov/electric/ndcap, or the Committee's webpage. The Committee will conduct regular meetings, same time: 3/15, 4/19, 5/17. Online. While this weblink broadcasts both the video and audio portions of the webcast, the meeting audio is also available from: 802-552-8456 or 802-828-7228, Conference ID: 557 345 274#.