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BBA Offers De-escalation Training for Downtown Employees

As a part of our downtown safety initiatives, the BBA is providing two De-escalation Training opportunities for downtown employees. We are partnering with The Howard Center’s team of expert clinicians to discuss ideas and strategies around de-escalation and engaging with individuals exhibiting disruptive behavior. These training sessions will provide A presentation by expert clinicians on how to […]

Safety Escort Program formed by Burlington Businesses & Community Organizations in Response to Increased Incidents of Violent Attacks

For more info on the Safety Escort Program visit the project webpage       In The News: WCAX/CBS3 : Burlington to start new safety escort program WPTZ/NBC5: New safety escort program aims to provide additional security in downtown Burlington ABC22/FOX44: Burlington businesses respond to recent violence with new Safety Escort Program Burlington Free Press: […]

Holiday Lighting Returns to the Downtown Side Streets

Burlington, VT – The Burlington Business Association (BBA) is excited to announce an expansion of the downtown holiday lighting project, which had a successful first year in 2016. Since then we have expanded our downtown lighting, this year including College St. The white holiday lights will be installed by the Burlington Electric Department, who helped […]