VCAM’s mission is to enrich civil discourse in the Chittenden County region by providing local citizens with access to training and state-of-the-art digital media tools as a means of personal, political and artistic self expression.
Jeff Chester will explore the latest developments in personalized data targeting, the role of the leading online marketing companies, new approaches to policy, its impact on diverse media content, and how we can act, together, to secure the future of democracy and human rights in the Internet era. SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 | 7 p.m. ALUMNI AUDITORIUM |Champlain College|Burlington, VT
Community Media Featurette: Clark's Public Art School
PEG community media centers exist due to agreements between cable companies and the communities they serve. In Vermont, cable companies are granted a Certificate of Public Good (CPG) in order to use public infrastructure (utility poles) to bring their product and services to their customers. Funding for PEG Access centers is permissible because of the CPG and negotiated by the communities based on the "cable-related community needs" of the towns served by the cable company. Generally a designa...
e-Vermont is a project to help municipal, school, community and business groups in 24 Vermont towns expand the use of digital tools and resources. Twelve pilot communities were selected last spring and are already working with the e-Vermont team on designing and implementing digital solutions for their communities.
Rosie?s Girls takes its name from Rosie the Riveter, the fictional world war II icon who represented the women who went to work in shipyards and factories to fill shortages while men fought overseas. At Rosie's Girls camps, 6-8th girls receive training in skilled trades and technical fields with lots of arts activities and games, the program supports girls in finding their own strength, power and confidence.