martin luther king day at valparaiso university government seminar with robert cotton jesse harber jose diaz and sam burgett

Exciting MLK Seminar At VU with 4 Videos You Can Watch on Facebook

We attended the Martin Luther King Seminar at Valparaiso University Seminar on How local Government “Makes a Difference.” We Made 4 “LIVE” Videos you can watch of Facebook.
Lots of interesting topics were discussed pertaining to what local government does especially in the areas of social services. Panel speakers were Jesse Harper from Center Township Trustee’s Office, Robert Cotton, President of Valparaiso’s City Council, Jose Diaz, from Senator Todd Young’s Office and Sam Burnett from Community Change Center. (Listed from Left to Right)

However, we also know that sometimes when watching videos each individual has certain interests in mind so we have provided an Actual TIMELINE of these Videos so you can scroll thru to find the topics you are interested in.

MLK 34 Minute video

VIDEO NUMBER 1 – This video is 34 minutes long. In the video Jesse Harper, Center Township Trustee, talks about what a Trustee does, Valpo’s V-Line Gabriel’s Horn and homelessness.
Following Jesse is Bob Wichlinksi Displays a famous quote from Eleanor Roosevelt that summaries the goals and mission of social services. A question from the audience asks what is the government’s role in social services. Followed with answers from Robert Cotton, (Valparaiso City Council President) and Sam Burgett from Community Change Center. Please refer to this time line for your convenience.

*JESSE HARPER: Up to 5:33: Starts with Jesse Harper Talking: Jesse discusses what the Trustee Does; V-Line; Gabriel’s Horn; Homelessness;
* ROBERT WICHLINSKI: 5:33 – 10:45: Robert Wilchinski & Eleanor Roosevelt Quote:
* QUESTION 10:45 – 13:55: Question From Audience: Homelessness, Homeless Shelters, Medical Help for Women
* ANSWER: ROBERT COTTON:13:35 – 16:58: Discusses Housing For Men.
ANSWER: SAM BURGETT: 16:58 – 19:11: Men’s Shelters in Valparaiso.
SECOND QUESTION From Audience: 24:30 – 25:42 – Role of Government in Social Services.
ANSWER: Robert Cotton’s Answer: 25:42 – 27:00: Developers Roles in Housing Dev. and State Initiatives for Affordable Housing.
ANSWER: Jesse Harper: 27:00 – 28:00: Why Run for Office – Conclusion.
* BOB WICHLINSKI: 28:00 – 34:53: Thomas Jefferson Quote Regarding The Responsibility.
* SAM BURGETT: 30:00 – 34:00: Volunteer Opportunities From Sam Burgett.
LINK TO THIS VIDEO on FACEBOOK!  


mlk 12 minute video with jose diaz from todd young regional office

MLK VIDEO NUMBER 2 – 12:07 Minutes LONG (Turn Phone Sideways)
(Two Speakers – Jose Diaz and Robert Cotton)
* JOSE DIAZ From Todd Young’s Office: 0:00 – 6:00
1. Double Tracking of the Southshore Rail From Michigan City to Chicago;
How is Transportation Important
2. Three HOUSING Bills: A) YesInMyBackYard Act Create more Transparency in Zoning
B. Lower Income Tax Credit C. Neighborhoods Home Investment Act
* CITY COUNCIL ROBERT COTTON: 6:00 – 12:07
Fair Housing Act and Affordable Housing Improvement Act; Adverse Effects of Developers On Housing; How Property Zoning Codes are Used for Process preventing equal opportunities.
These Zoning laws effect the Right to be treated Fairly. How TIF Commisions have changed the Purpose that were meant to make property improvements.
TOD Transportation Oriented District downtown Valparaiso. Valpo Needs Incentives For Affordable Housing more inclusive. HRC. LINK TO VIDEO ON FACEBOOK:  

MLK 19 Minute VideoVIDEO NUMBER #3 – 19:09 Minutes LONG
MLK – At VU – Benefits of Small Government Offices
Introduction: 0:00 – 1:00
* JESSE HARPER Talks – about His Family and His Office: 1:00 – 4:46
* JOSE DIAZ- Todd Young Office – 4:46 – 13:00
Talks About his Family and His Office
* SAM BURGETT:13:16 – 18:00: Community Change Center – Social Worker with Porter County Sheriff Unity Cafe, Transitional Homes for Men
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MLK day valparaiso university 1

MLK VIDEO #4 INTRODUCTION VIDEO – 3:45
Introduction of Speakers
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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak – a national news affiliate.

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Sue Baxter

Susie Young Baxter, CEO, has published PanoramaNOW Magazine for 31 years. Her hobbies are Camping, Boating, Hiking, Nature, Gardening and Outdoor Activities. She is an Artist, Graphic Designer, an Avid Seamstress, Dabbles in Homemade Crafts and Landscaping. Since her Father was a Health Teacher, she also likes homeopathic Health Solutions. Since blogging started over 10 years ago, PanoramaNow has been added to Newsbreak - a national news affiliate.