Vermont Humanities Programs Because Ideas Matter Programs for Specific Audiences These programs are focused on bringing the humanities to specific groups, and are hosted through community organizations and other partners. Can’t find what your looking for? View our Public Programs or Other Initiatives pages. Humanities-Based Literacy Our five humanities-based literacy programs are designed for specific underserved and at-risk audiences. Literature and Medicine With dynamic, monthly, facilitated book discussions, health care workers use literature to illuminate issues central to caring for people. Veterans Book Groups The program allows veterans to discuss and reflect on their own experiences and those of others through readings that traverse time and culture. Photo of doctor and patient ©2009 Tim Calabro, All Rights Reserved.