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We’re offering talks on our digital channels at 7pm every night this week. On Friday, poet Richard Blanco reads from his collection, “How to Love a Country.”

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Vermont Humanities seeks to engage all Vermonters in the world of ideas, foster a culture of thoughtfulness, and inspire a lifelong love of reading and learning. Learn more about our programs.

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We are postponing our public events through May 15. Learn more.

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Upcoming Events


Fri 03

**DIGITAL ONLY** How to Love a Country

April 3
7:00 pm
On Facebook: Richard Blanco reads from his recent poetry collection How to Love a Country, exploring immigration, gun violence, racism, LGBTQ issues, and more, unraveling the fabric of the American narrative in accessible and emotive verses. Read More »
Wed 15

**DIGITAL ONLY** “We Are All Fast Food Workers Now”

April 15
7:00 pm
On Facebook and the Portable Humanist podcast series: labor historian Annelise Orleck provides a close look at globalization and its costs, from the perspective of low-wage workers themselves—berry pickers, fast food servers, garment workers, cashiers, hotel housekeepers, home health care aides, and even adjunct professors—who are fighting for respect, safety, and a living wage. Read More »
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