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South Burlington, VT 05403 United States
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March 2017

Discuss Brown Girl Dreaming with SBHS Diversity Union

March 29
3:30 pm

Join South Burlington Mentoring participants and the South Burlington High School Diversity Union for an afternoon of conversation, snacks, and fun as we discuss Jacqueline Woodson's Brown Girl Dreaming. Read More »

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April 2017

Implicit Bias Workshop

April 1
2:00 pm

This two-part presentation and workshop is led by Kerry Fantelli, who works at the Center for Health and Wellbeing at UVM. She also sits on the Divisional Diversity Council for the Division of Student Affairs, which is responsible for creating the diversity trainings provided to UVM staff. Read More »

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Implicit Bias Workshop

April 8
2:00 pm

This two-part presentation and workshop is led by Kerry Fantelli, who works at the Center for Health and Wellbeing at UVM. She also sits on the Divisional Diversity Council for the Division of Student Affairs, which is responsible for creating the diversity trainings provided to UVM staff. Read More »

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Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

April 12
6:30 pm

Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

Returning Home: Was the Deployment Worth It?

April 13
7:00 pm

US Army Reserve Lieutenant Colonel Judy Boyd reflects on her recent one-year deployment to Afghanistan. Read More »

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May 2017

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

May 10
6:30 pm

Part of the B.I.G. (Big, Intense, Good) series. Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

Coming Home from War: From the War in Sudan to Refuge to American Citizenship

May 11
7:00 pm

Akol Aguek will share his life story as a minor who was separated from his parents by the Second Sudanese Civil War at the age of nine. He spent over a decade in refugee camps in Ethiopia and Kenya before he came to Vermont in the summer of 2001 as one of the Lost Boys of Sudan. Read More »

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June 2017

Book Discussion: Middlemarch by George Eliot

June 14
6:30 pm

Part of the B.I.G. (Big, Intense, Good) series. Classic works of literature of a certain size and heft—both literal and figurative—can be a little daunting to tackle on one’s own, and in one big gulp. A multi-session group is the ideal environment in which to relish them, and the rewards are many. Read More »

Coming Home from War: Major Zachariah Fike and Purple Hearts Reunited

June 15
7:00 pm

Major Zachariah Fike, a combat-wounded veteran and Army National Guard officer, speaks about his experiences with Purple Hearts Reunited, the nonprofit he founded in 2012, which is America’s only organization returning lost or stolen medals to veterans and military families at no cost. Read More »

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