Working Communities Challenge 2022 Report Cover

Vermont Working Communities Challenge Releases Initial Report

The Vermont Working Communities Challenge (WCC) has released its Initial Report sharing the new approaches made by the eight Vermont teams over the first three years to address systemic challenges in Vermont like housing, childcare, poverty, workforce development, racial equity, and more. The report was shared with Vermont’s decision-makers and community builders on October 14…

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VCRD Announces Vermont Community Leadership Award and Vermont Lifetime Leadership Award Recipients

The Vermont Council on Rural Development (VCRD) today announced the recipients of the Vermont Community Leadership Award and Vermont Lifetime Leadership Award. These awards will be presented at VCRD’s 2022 Vermont Community Leadership Summit on August 10 at the Vermont Technical College in Randolph. The VT Community Leadership Award is presented each year to celebrate…

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Advocates for Londonderry community center take first major step

By Ethan Weinstein, as seen in VT Digger: Excerpt: Enlisting the help of Norwich University students, the town of Londonderry will explore the possibility of creating a community center on an undeveloped town property. Tentatively called the Tri-Mountain Commons, the space would include child care, meeting rooms and housing, according to proponents of the…

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