An Online Arts Feast!

Abstract art in tans and browns.
February 19, 2024 0 Comments

The March Arts Marathon Is Here! We are deep into our second – or is it our third – mud season of the winter. If you need a little color, a dose of creativity, some catchy music or visual stimulation in the midst of stick season, the 4th Annual March Arts Marathon might just make …

Vermont Edition Story on Refugees and Resettlement in Vermont

January 24, 2024 0 Comments

Vermont Edition hosted a discussion on January 22, 2024 about bringing refugees and asylum seekers to Vermont when there is a shortage of affordable housing. Guests include: Mark Clark, program manager for the Ethiopian Community Development Council (ECDC) in southern Vermont, Amila Merdzanovic, Vermont director for the US Committee For Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Tim …

Recruiting for the 2024 March Arts Marathon!

January 20, 2024 0 Comments

We’re looking for artists who want to help asylum seekers and refugees! Central Vermont Refugee Action Network (CVRAN) is inviting painters, writers, poets, musicians, fabric and multimedia artists, sculptors, and photographers to join our fourth annual March Arts Marathon, a fundraiser for the many asylum seekers and Afghan refugees we are supporting in Central Vermont. …

January General Meeting

brightly colored welcome sign. Image: Belinda Fewings on Unsplash.com
January 9, 2024 0 Comments

Join us for the first general meeting of 2024! It’s been a while since we’ve met in person and there is lots to talk about! Come hear about all the exciting things CVRAN has been up to in the last few months. Book Swap: If you have a book covering topics connected to immigration, refugees, …

Support Small Farmers and CVRAN with Your Holiday Shopping

December 4, 2023 0 Comments

Still have a few gifts to find? Consider the purchase of chocolate, coffee, olive oil, nuts, and other products from Equal Exchange. This food network supports small farmers around the world. The Just Food Hub is your local source for their products. The Just Food Hub supports local groups too. When you purchase from them, …

September General Meeting

September 14, 2023 0 Comments

The September General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, Sept 20th from 5:00 to 6:30 at the North Branch Nature Center in the Maxham Room. Please note that the meeting will be on a Wednesday rather than our usual Tuesday meeting day. In welcoming this year’s Fall season we will also be welcoming new and …

Upcoming Film and Discussion

Poster announcing the film "Utica - the last refuge".
June 29, 2023 0 Comments

CVRAN General Meeting This Week

Pyrola flowers in bloom. Photo: Angela Shambaugh
June 17, 2023 0 Comments

Come to the CVRAN General Meeting! All are welcome. Date: June 20, 2023 Time: 5 – 6:30pm Where: The Unitarian Church of Montpelier, 120 Main Street, Montpelier VT. Please enter at the side door on School Street. The Just Food Hub will be there and local maple syrup will also be available.  

Colombian Food At The Whammy Bar in Maple Corner

May 2, 2023 0 Comments

Enjoy authentic Colombian food, prepared by a CVRAN community member, every Saturday night at the Whammy Bar.

Mexican Mobile Consulate Visit

March 10, 2023 0 Comments

CVRAN helps coordinate space and volunteers for the Mexican Mobile Consulate visit – April 29 from 8:30am to 4:30pm in Montpelier.