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WCAX Covers: After-school programs concerned with COVID testing equity

2022-01-13T12:34:06-05:00

Watch WCAX Coverage here! By Kevin Gaiss Published: Jan. 13, 2022 at 8:27 AM EST|Updated: 3 hours ago BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - The directors of some after-school programs in Burlington say they feel left behind in the new plan to manage COVID-19 in Vermont. They say between language barriers, fast changes in guidance, and inequitable testing options, they are feeling left having

WCAX Covers: After-school programs concerned with COVID testing equity2022-01-13T12:34:06-05:00

Immigrant and refugee communities left behind

2022-01-12T12:42:31-05:00

Appeared in VTDigger Wednesday, January 12, 2022 This commentary is by Shabnam Nolan, executive director of the King Street Center; Christine Lloyd-Newberry, executive director of the Sara M. Holbrook Community Center; and Tanya Benosky, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Burlington. As we find ourselves in another phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are faced with

Immigrant and refugee communities left behind2022-01-12T12:42:31-05:00

Achieving Higher Education Goals Against all Odds – a look by Seven Days

2021-12-30T09:54:08-05:00

Alison Novak speaks with King Street Center's Associate Director and Academic and Career Advocate, Yuol Herjok about how to help kids on their path to college and the challenges along the way. "One of the most challenging aspects of the application process, especially for families who speak limited English, Yuol said, is completing the Free Application for Federal Student

Achieving Higher Education Goals Against all Odds – a look by Seven Days2021-12-30T09:54:08-05:00

MyChamplainValley notes Shabnam Nolan’s first day at King Street Center

2021-10-12T09:52:12-04:00

"... Now they have a new executive director. Her name is Shabnam Beth Nolan and today was her first day. She hopes to bring her life experience to this new role. 'Personally when I think about my own history, and my background, I am a first generation Iranian American,” Shabnam Nolan said. “I grew up speaking Farsi as my

MyChamplainValley notes Shabnam Nolan’s first day at King Street Center2021-10-12T09:52:12-04:00

Stacy Weinberger named a 2021 Exchange Leader

2021-07-16T13:23:16-04:00

Exchange, The Early Childhood Leader's Magazine, named King Street Center's Early Education Director, Stacy Weinberger, one of its fifty-four 2021 Exchange Leaders! "Exchange Leaders thoroughly understand early care and education principles and practices, address diversity and equity, and are engaged in lifelong learning. They are grounded in their own work and are using their strengths and skills to make a

Stacy Weinberger named a 2021 Exchange Leader2021-07-16T13:23:16-04:00

Seven Days Stops By for a Sip of Summer!

2021-07-06T13:20:59-04:00

We were so pleased to meet Alison Novak of Seven Days for a lemonade at the start of this season. Alison was curious to know more about how kids are set up for success to work at the stand on the Church Street Marketplace all summer, but also other ways teens are staying busy & enjoying these sunny months.

Seven Days Stops By for a Sip of Summer!2021-07-06T13:20:59-04:00

Melissa Pasanen “drops in” for Jr. Iron Chef

2021-03-04T11:55:40-05:00

The cancellation of the 2020 VT FEED Jr. Iron Chef Competition was the first sign that the COVID-19 pandemic was getting real. Getting back into the kitchen this winter has been a gift to the Teen Program at King Street Center. We were so glad to recently welcome Seven Days Food Writer and Cookbook Author, Melissa Pasanen, to spend

Melissa Pasanen “drops in” for Jr. Iron Chef2021-03-04T11:55:40-05:00

KidsVT highlights JC Wayne and the Superhero 6

2020-07-22T16:06:04-04:00

"Last summer, poet and educator JC Wayne began working with a small group of elementary school kids at King Street Center in Burlington. Wayne, the creator of the Poartry Project, and the group of students went for nature walks along Lake Champlain — with journals and art supplies in tow — engaging their observational and listening skills, and creating

KidsVT highlights JC Wayne and the Superhero 62020-07-22T16:06:04-04:00

VT Biz features: Community Bank NA 2019 donations total more than $2.6 million

2020-02-12T14:30:17-05:00

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 2:10am -- Related Company: Community Bank NA Vermont Business Magazine Throughout its more than 150-year history, Community Bank N.A has remained committed to giving back to the communities it serves. In 2019, the bank’s annual charitable giving reached more than $2.6 million in sponsorships, donations and grants, with its branches across New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont and Massachusetts donating to

VT Biz features: Community Bank NA 2019 donations total more than $2.6 million2020-02-12T14:30:17-05:00
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