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LCRCC Affiliate: Vermont Council on World Affairs

This has been a landmark year for the VCWA. Since the beginning of 2017, we have welcomed nearly 130 delegates from more than 60 countries, and there are still more to come! These 19 delegations have focused on topics as diverse as sustainable agriculture, entrepreneurship, rural development, education, and refugee resettlement and have left Vermont with a better understanding of America and the people who live here. While we facilitate a number of professional exchange programs, the two that we engage with the most are Continue Reading

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VCWA’s 2nd Annual Cuba Trip

I stepped off the plane, on a beautiful warm day, and the realization suddenly hit me. I had just set foot in the country that I have not been allowed to visit my entire life. Here as part of the Vermont Council on World Affairs’ 2nd Annual Cuba trip, I wasn’t sure what to expect, but images of Fidel, ’55 Chevies, cigars, and Hemingway ran through my mind. For 8 sun-filled days, a congenial group of 20 curious Vermonters immersed ourselves in the culture of Continue Reading

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