The Caremongers - Dispatches from the Frontline



A series of short interviews conducted on Zoom with frontline community activists who are coming up with innovative ways to serve their constituents and the greater good during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2021-09-22
Format: 2021-09-22
Juneteenth and the Black Experience with Roy V. Hill III - 06/16/2020
Town Meeting TV speaks with Roy V. Hill III and Shirley Boyd Hill about the history of Juneteenth, the founding of the Alpha Baptist Church, and the experience of being an African American in Vermont.
Vermont League of Women Voters - 06/02/2020
Town Meeting TV speaks with Sue Racanelli, President of the Vermont League of Women Voters, on its relevance and efforts to promote mail-in ballots for upcoming Vermont elections, the importance of the 19th Amendment (women's right to vote) and the...
Dispatch from Vermont Folklife Center - 05/12/2020
Town Meeting TV interviews Andy Kolovos (Associate Director and Archivist) and Mary Wesley (Education and Media Specialist) of the Vermont Folklife Center about "Listening in Place", a new series capturing the thoughts of Vermonter's as they...
Dispatch from Dr. Lindsay Godwin Appreciative Inquiry and Rethinking Our Futures - 05/05/2020
Town Meeting TV talks with Dr. Lindsay Godwin, Professor at Champlain College's Robert P. Stiller School of Business. Lindsay is an international teacher and leader in the use of Appreciative Inquiry to help organizations and communities build...
Community Media Goes Remote - 04/30/2020
Town Meeting TV talks with Vermont community media leaders who are working with their local governments and community producers to build and grease the wheels of local democracy and to continue to weave their regions together. We hear from Jamie...
The Other Paper's Madeline Clark - 04/23/2020
Town Meeting TV interviews Madeline Clark, reporter for The Other Paper, based in South Burlington, about issues concerning South Burlington residents, how the paper is covering a community staying at home, and how she is weathering the COVID-19...
Sister Pat McKittrick - 04/17/2020
Town Meeting TV interviews Sister Pat McKittrick about the work of caring for our community, how she keeps centered, and the many ways people can get involved as helpers during this COVID-19 period and always.
Julie Rubaud of Red Wagon Plants! - 04/16/2020
Town Meeting TV talks with Julie Rubaud of Red Wagon Plants on preparing for an uncertain spring and ways Vermont farmers are working together to feed our community.
Abel Luna of Migrant Justice - 04/16/2020
Town Meeting TV talks with Abel Luna of Migrant Justice about the challenges migrant workers face and the community-based work supporting their well-being and economic security.
Mary Danko and the Fletcher Free Library - 04/15/2020
Town Meeting TV talks with Mary Danko, Director of the Fletcher Free Library in Burlington, Vermont, about how the library is providing creative remote programming to a housebound community.
Rachel Jolly on the Burlington Resource & Recovery Center - 04/08/2020
Town Meeting TV interviews Rachel Jolly, Operations Manager for the Burlington Resource & Recovery Center (RCC), about common questions, the work ahead, and celebrating spring. For more information: or call...
Town of Williston Manager Richard McGuire - 04/07/2020
Town Meeting TV interviews Williston Town Manager Rick McGuire on how Williston is responding to COVID-19 and daily operations.
Evan Teich Reports on Essex Town and Village Response - 04/02/2020
Town Meeting TV interviews Evan Teich, Unified Manager of Essex and Essex Junction, describes his condolences on recent deaths, the municipal response, public safety preparedness, regional collaboration, closing of parks equipment, pending use of...
Elaine Haney on COVID-19 Business Advice - 04/02/2020
Town Meeting TV interviews Elaine Haney of the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) on the state's response and how businesses can access COVID-19 financial relief ( Elaine, serving as...
Burlington City Councilor Joan Shannon on Mask Making Project - 04/01/2020
Town Meeting TV interviews Burlington City Councilor Joan Shannon about Burlington's COVID-19 response and the protective masks the City is producing with Lyric Theatre, Rags to Riches, Gadues Drycleaning, and volunteers such as the Milton...

Featured Story

How Our Friends Open the Doors!

In early July, MMCTV moved to a new location, renting a space on the 3rd floor of the Richmond Town Center. It’s an exciting shift into the center of town, with three nonprofit neighbors also in the building and the library across the parking lot. While hosting our TV camp for youngsters in August, we enjoyed having the elbow room at our new space!


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