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The VCWA brings programs on topics of global importance and hundreds of international visitors to the state of Vermont.

Our programs include bringing world-class speakers to our doorstep to talk about today's important issues, hosting discussion groups on U.S. foreign policy issues and bringing visitors to Vermont from around the globe to promote international understanding.

We bring the world to Vermont and Vermont to the world!


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VCWA Upcoming Events


Monday December 5th

VCWA Annual Meeting: Pomerleau Alumni Center, Saint Michael's College: Meeting at 4:30pm. Panel (open to the public) at 5:30pm. 

"Refugee Crisis: A Panel Discussion on Response and Solutions," featuring former US Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, Mayor of Rutland Christopher Louras, and Superintendent of the Winooski School District Sean McMannon.

The panelists will discuss the current refugee crisis in Syria, refugee resettlement efforts in Vermont, and highlight the importance of continuing the Vermont tradition of building inclusive and welcoming communities throughout the state

Register here.


Wednesday December 7th

VCWA Speaker Series: Brownell Library, Essex Junction, 7pm. Vermont Humanities Council presents: America in a New, More Dangerous World by George Jaeger. For more information, click here.


Wednesday February 1st

VCWA Speaker Series: Rutland Free Library, 7pm. Vermont Humanities Council presents: The New Administration and the Middle East by Gordon Robison. For more information, click here.


Wednesday March 1st

VCWA Speaker Series: Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Montpelier, 7pm. Vermont Humanities Council presents: The United States and NATO: Lead or Leave? by Stanley R. Sloan. For more information, click here.


Wednesday May 3rd

VCWA speaker Series: St. Johnsbury Athenaeum, 7pm. Vermont Humanities Council presents: World War II: American Perceptions and Historical Realities by Mark Stoler. For more information, click here.