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May 1 | 1A Live with Jenn White: Vermont Housing Stories and Solutions

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Laura Nakasaka
Vermont Public

Join us for a live conversation about housing in Vermont, hosted by 1A’s Jenn White.

When: Wednesday, May 1 | 7:30 - 9 p.m.
Where: Essex Cinemas - 21 Essex Way #300, Essex, VT 05452 in the Essex Experience
Price: Tickets are $10

Tickets will be available at the door.

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About this event:
Be part of the audience for an engaging panel discussion about housing in Vermont. You will have opportunities to ask questions during the conversation. This event will take place in the comfortable T-Rex theater at the Essex Cinemas.

Carly Berlin | Housing/Infrastructure Reporter for Vermont Public and VTDigger
Maura Collins | Executive Director, Vermont Housing Finance Agency
Nancy Owens | President, Evernorth

Jenn White is the host of 1A, a daily program from WAMU in Washington, D.C. A seasoned journalist and podcast host, she has worked in public radio since 1999. She came to 1A from WBEZ in Chicago, where she held several on-air positions, as host of the station's local two-hour midday show, Reset with Jenn White, and before that as host of The Morning Shift. White is also skilled as a public speaker and has moderated numerous on-air gubernatorial and mayoral debates. She is a native of Detroit and graduate of the University of Michigan.

If you have a housing story you would like to share for possible inclusion in this event please call 855-236-1212 or email

We want this event to be accessible to everyone, if you would like to attend and cannot afford a ticket we would be happy to provide one free of charge. Please email:

Made possible with support from St. Michael’s College and Bistro de Margot.

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Time: 7:30 - 9 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Location: Essex Cinemas - 21 Essex Way #300, Essex, VT 05452 in the Essex Experience

6:30 p.m. - Doors open | concession stand will be open
7:35 p.m. - Opening remarks
7:40 p.m. - Event begins
9:00 p.m. - Event concludes

Is there a cost to attend?
Tickets are $10

What are my transportation and parking options?
Bike, car or bus. The Essex Cinemas in located in the Essex Experience and is also accessible by the GMT #10 Williston-Essex

Free parking is available near the theater and throughout the Essex Experience

Cancellation policy
Owing to the nature of breaking news there is always the possibility that a guest will have to cancel their appearance in Vermont. In the event of a cancellation notice will be sent via email as quickly as possible and full refunds will be issued.

What are my food and drink options?
The concession stand will be open at the Essex Cinemas.

Will this event be broadcast?
The event will be recorded but it will not be broadcast live. The audio and video will be broadcast at a later date.

What if my question isn’t answered here?
Send us a message here or call 800-639-2192, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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Amy grew up loving PBS and she began her public media career as a camera operator at WKAR Public Media in Lansing, MI. After college she held positions in production and fundraising at Detroit Public TV, Connecticut Public and GBH in Boston. After a break to pursue dreams of working in agriculture Amy moved to Vermont in June 2019 to manage events for Vermont Public. When Amy is not communicating with the Vermont Public audience you can find her gardening, kayaking, camping, cross country skiing and enjoying the bounty of Vermont’s farmers.
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