Community Education Series

Mark Your Calendars!

September 18
Marijuana: Legalization or Not?

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., 1 Howard St., Burlington
As Vermont and other states decide whether to legalize marijuana, this panel discussion, moderated by Jane Lindholm, host  of VPR’s “Vermont Edition,” will offer various perspectives and information from panelists who represent both sides of the question, including the status of medical marijuana use in the state. The panel presentation will be followed by Q & A.

Panelists include: Shayne Lynn of Champlain Valley Dispensary; David Mickenberg, Esq., Marijuana Policy Project; Chief Jennifer Morrison of the Colchester Police Department; Jon Porter, MD UVM Center for Health and Well-Being;  Artie Seelig, MS, MSW, AdCare Vermont, John  Searles, PhD Substance Abuse Research and Policy Analyst , VT Department of Health.

Click here for more information, including panelist bios.

In case you missed it: View the panel discussion.

October 12
Becoming Bulletproof Film Screening
followed by Q & A
6:00 p.m.–8:15 pm
The Film House, 60 Lake St., Burlington
A documentary that portrays an inclusive world of filmmaking featuring actors with disabilities. Followed by a Q & A session with Dr. Jude Smith Rachele and Pascal Cheng.

Click here to view bios for Pascal Cheng and Jude Smith Rachele.

Watch the trailer for "Becoming Bulletproof" below:

November 1
Real Boy Film Screening
6:00–8:15 pm
The Film House, 60 Lake St., Burlington 
A documentary film about gender identity. Followed by a panel discussion and Q & A.

For more information about panelists Dr. Rachel Inker, Dana Kaplan, Marcus Pizer, Penny Pizer, and Colleen Sanford click here.

Watch the trailer below:

November 16
Habits: Understanding habits to change ourselves and change the world
6:00–7:30 pm, 1 Howard St., Burlington
Presented by Sandra Steingard, M.D.,  followed by a Q & A session.
If interpretive services are needed, please call us at 802-488-6912 at least two weeks in advance of the session. Thank you.