The Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program hosts a number of events throughout the month. These include trainings and workshops to assist refugees and immigrants become full participants in all aspects of American life, volunteer trainings, and various cultural events and celebrations.
A Mosaic of Flavor Cooking Class: Bosnian Stuffed Breads and Baklava; Tuesday, March 18, 6:00PM - 7:30PM; Classes will be held at the Sustainability Academy
Bosnian cuisine includes many flavors o the West and East, with culinary influences that spread from Austria all the way to Turkey and the Middle East. Joins us as we make Bosnian spinach stuffed pitas (pita sa zeljem"), with homemade pita dough. We will also make baklava, a classic dessert made of honey-drenched phyllo dough with chopped nuts. Ramiza Peco was born in Bosnia and immigrated to the United States as a young woman in 1998. She is one of the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program's most animated interpreters. Ramiza loves cooking for her family and for special birthday and holiday gatherings. A Mosaic of Flavor is a collaboration of City Market and VRRP.
$5 City Market members; $10 for non-members. Signup Information >>
Race Matters - Take Action; Thursday, March 20, 6:30PM - 8:30PM; O'Brien Community Center, 32 Mallets Bay Avenue, Winooski
Come and attend another in our series of workshops on racism, led by Goma Mabika: UVM, Doctoral student, College of Education, Fullbright Scholar and United Nations Intern; M.R. Education, Lehigh University Graduate, Marien Ngouabi University, Member Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance.
Free; recommended donation: grocery store gift cards.
VRRP/USCRI Director Judy Scott Retirement Party; Monday, March 31, 1:00-3:00PM and 5:00-7:00PM; O'Brien Center, Winooski
All welcome; Come thank Judy for her 10 years of service to the community.