In a statement on May 25, 2022, Vermont Community Foundation President and CEO Dan Smith emphasized the need for gun control policy in response to the major mass shooting incidents that occurred last month. The Insight Hub researched the topic of gun control, and the following article is a result.
In these 3 clips (2-3 minutes each), hear:
Jean Hamilton, Director of ShiftMeals and Statewide Coordinator of Vermont Everyone Eats, explain the powerful impact of aligning economic development and poverty relief initiatives.
Holly Morehouse, Executive Director of Vermont Afterschool, highlight the unique role philanthropy can play in ensuring Vermont's youth have access to the resources they need this summer to begin healing from the pandemic.
Ted Brady, Executive Director of the Vermont League of Cities and Towns and Former Deputy Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, explains how philanthropy helps to direct public funds and support innovative projects.