April 02, 2013
Vermont Interfaith Action multicultural event highlights customs, faiths, food, and accomplishments
March 21, 2013
Clergy Press Conference brings out legislators, journalists
Banking Practices Action gets press coverage and good reviews from attendees
March 07, 2013
Read VIA Board Member Harris Webster’s Op/Ed piece in the Times Argus
November 15, 2012
A shining example of the power of community organizing!
November 01, 2012
VIA's annual fundraiser, The Moveable Feast, was held on October 20th and was a resounding success!
October 04, 2012
Check out the great job that VIA leaders Virginia Munkelwitz and Rachel Kauppila did yesterday in their interview with WCAX's Kristen Stewart!
June 12, 2012
Online publication covers VIA's homelessness action
June 07, 2012
View VIA follow-up program on homelessness
May 31, 2012
VIA's event on homelessness gets big turnout, excellent press coverage
April 20, 2012
Join VIA's organizing on education or financial sector reform.
April 04, 2012
Join a new VIA group to take action on the financial sector!
March 16, 2012
Vermont needs more investment in the "common wealth" of our state.
March 13, 2012
VIA is expanding our work to include education and financial sector organizing.
March 02, 2012
VIA leaders, after extensive research, support TIF
February 21, 2012
VIA's "New Bottom Line" campaign is being launched!
February 09, 2012
VIA's campaign to invest in the "Common Wealth" of Vermont gets boost on radio.
January 10, 2012
Air times of VIA's Jan 8th Action on the state budget with legislators and Secretary of Administration, Jeb Spaulding.
January 09, 2012
VIA's Voice is Being Heard! Check out news coverage of VIA's State Budget Action.
January 06, 2012
Find out more about Vermont's proposed single-payer health care system.
December 14, 2011
Save the date! Join Vermont Interfaith Action for the public meeting, "Let's Invest in the 'Common Wealth' of Vermont" on Sunday, Jan. 8 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm. Help press the Shumlin administration to honor our values when setting state budget priorities, so that we create opportunity for all Vermonters.
December 02, 2011
Dear Vermont Clergy: At this critical time of financial crisis and political gridlock, will you stand up and call for policies and measures that will restore this country as a Land of Opportunity for all? Our goal is to get 250 Vermont clergy to sign online.
November 02, 2011
Economic disparity in the United States has never been greater - and with it, differences in the quality of life for rich and poor have never been more pronounced. Join VIA for an upcoming economic training.
September 27, 2011
This event was highly informative about changes to the Vermont health care system created by passage of Act 48 during the past legislative session earlier this year.
July 26, 2011
You’ve called your members of Congress. You’ve told them that Medicaid Matters. But they continue to play a political game of chicken with our country’s future. It is time to tell them that enough is enough.
June 07, 2011
Our housing action with UVM last night was very well-executed, relevant, and moving!
April 26, 2011
We’re re-launching the radio ads PICO created to make sure everyone hears from the voices that matter in the struggle to keep the benefits in the new health law. Help us spread the word.
March 30, 2011
The two events we held on health care yesterday were both smashing successes! VIA received kudos on the quality of our information and presentation from the feds, as well as from the key health care staff of the entire Vermont Congressional delegation, and Governor Shumlin’s Special Assistant for Health Care. Leaders did a wonderful job presenting complex information in a clear, straightforward way, and we heard some moving stories from a business person, a primary care doctor, and a consumer about how broken the system is now.
February 15, 2011
VIA is hiring a half-time Community Organizer based in Central Vermont who will conduct leadership development training, meet one-to-one with congregants, facilitate their research into issues, and coordinate public meetings utilizing the research to gain commitments from public officials.
January 21, 2011
On Sunday, January 16, the Central Vermont congregations of VIA sponsored a “Celebration of Civil Rights and Community Organizing” in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. It was a a fitting tribute to the great civil rights leader.
January 17, 2011
The newly elected leaders of the U.S. House of Representatives have scheduled a vote on January 19 on legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act. Read on and sign our petition against the repeal.
November 05, 2010
On Saturday, October 30, Ohavi Zedek Synagogue was filled with good food and good folks, gathered for VIA’s Fourth Annual Moveable Feast.
September 23, 2010
On Monday, September 20th, about 100 congregation and community members gathered for VIA’s National Health Care Education Action at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Burlington. Click here to read more and check out media coverage of the event.
May 26, 2010
Join us on Sunday June 6, 2010 for a public action in support of improving Montpelier's sidewalks.
Join VIA on Sunday June 20 to celebrate National Healthcare Legislation and to plan for its implementation.
April 30, 2010
Follow link to view VIA's letter on the Opinion page of the Times Argus
April 14, 2010
Join us for our fifth annual fundraiser featuring great food and fellowship!
March 25, 2010
Click here to find out more about this event
March 01, 2010
Click here for important information about the census for all Vermonters
Click here for press coverage details and a note from Rev. Ingram
February 22, 2010
Join VIA at noon on Thursday, February 25 to be part of this "day of reckoning" for health care reform.
January 28, 2010
Success for faith in action! Click here for a letter from VIA about the new shuttle and better access to healthcare services for Tilley Drive.
December 19, 2009
Click here for a letter from VIA's Executive Director, Rev. Debbie Ingram, about contacting Sen. Bernie Sanders to make your voice heard at this critical time in the health care debate.
December 04, 2009
Click here for the text of the letter, and to add your voice to the debate on health care reform!
Click here to learn more about the specifics of health care coverage and cost
November 25, 2009
Click here for the Burlington Free Press ArticleAl
November 23, 2009
Click here for an update from our Executive Director, Rev. Debbie Ingram.
November 18, 2009
VIA is a partner in the Champlain Initiative’s Changing Face of Chittenden County project, which is talking the pulse of how people are preparing for the coming winter ¬and planning for our energy future.
VIA leaders, friends, and community supporters came together to celebrate recent achievements and to honor two of our most dedicated volunteers.
November 12, 2009
Join VIA in expressing your opinion on the health care debate.
November 06, 2009
Click here for details and streaming video.
November 04, 2009
Click here for a message on getting involved in the debate over health care reform from VIA Executive Director Rev. Debbie Ingram.
November 02, 2009
Share your thoughts on health care reform with your Vermont representatives in Congress.
October 20, 2009
Contact the Vermont Delegation. Click here for more information.
October 15, 2009
Faith in Action - click to learn more.
September 30, 2009
VIA Members meet with local officials on Tilley Drive action. Click here for more.
September 21, 2009
Vermonters gather to call for health care reform! Click here to see video and read statements from VIA clergy and members.
September 11, 2009
Click here to learn how you can show your support for healthcare reform this Monday and Tuesday
August 27, 2009
More than 140,000 participate in PICO-sponsored conversation with the White House.
June 17, 2009
Check out news coverage of VIA's June 16, 2009 action addressing lack of transportation to the medical facilities in South Burlington.
June 03, 2009
Over 100 VIA leaders from Burlington and Central Vermont gathered at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue on Wednesday, June 3rd to advocate for comprehensive Health Care reform. Leaders met with Congressional Staff members from Vermont’s Federal Delegation.
April 30, 2009
After conducting research with Reps. Suzi Wizowaty and Mark Larson, as well as Sen. Doug Racine, VIA Clergy held a press conference at the Statehouse on April 1, 2009 to commend the House version of the State budget.
April 24, 2009
On February 15, a group of over 150 VIA leaders and community members gathered at the First Unitarian Universalist Society in Burlington for a Mayoral forum sponsored by VIA.
March 10, 2009
February 28, 2009
Share your story, or just listen to others. What are the real issues with healthcare today? Go to http://www.icareforhealthcare.org
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