Our Events

 

 

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June 6th at 7:00pm

At the Ilsley Public Library,  the VCWA is sponsoring the Vermont Humanities
First Wednesday Discussion. University of Vermont History Professor Emeritus
Mark A. Stoler examines the important personal relationship between Britain's
Prime Minister and America's President during their World War II alliance. 
 

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June 11th at 5pm

Come learn about our upcoming trip to China this September at our Information
Session! There will be a slide show, packets, and much more! Come learn about
this amazing oppurtunity!

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June 19th

Join us for our Annual Dinner Celebrating the Honorable Howard Dean!
More information can be found Here

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August 8th-21st
Pan-African Youth Leadership Program

This dynamic youth leadership program brings together students from across
Africawith adult mentors for a three week U.S.-based training and cultural
exchange. The program strengthens the students’ understanding of civic rights
and responsibilities, respect for diversity, and the importance of community
engagement. Also included in the PAYLP design is a series of workshops on
social entrepreneurship and two weeks of living with American host families.
If you have any questions or are interested in hosting a student in your
home, please contact Vinson Pierce at vinson@vermont.org.

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October 26th-November 3rd
Open World Leadership Program: Accountable Governance and the Media

Open World Leaderhip Program is a ten-day program which brings emerging
leaders from Eurasia to the United States to engage with professional counterparts.
The program was established in 1999 to foster cultural and political ties with Russia
but has since expanded outreach to other countries of the post-Soviet region. Since
its inception the program has brought over 24,000 delegates to 2,300 communities
throughout all 50 states. Open World provides programming in areas such as Rule
of Law, Accountable Governance and Social Services. Delegates have a one-day
orientation in Washington D.C. before travelling to a hosting community. The
delegates home-stay with local families and participate in a series of meetings,
interviews,presentations, and panel discussions with experts in their fields.
If you have anyquestions or are interested in hosting a delegate in your
home, pleasecontact Vinson Pierce at vinson@vermont.org.