Events at 118 Elliot

Film documents the huge quantity of radioactive waste and spent fuel rods being stored at various locations on the planet. Following the film, participants in WWAC’s nuclear study group shared details on the Biden Administration’s plans for new and continued nuclear energy production and a new generation of nuclear weapons deployment and held a discussion on how these plans impact our community and world. Continue reading

On Thursday, July 14, 2022 WWAC will cosponsor the Vermont Humanities Council ‘Vermont Reads’ that coincides with a month-long Vermont Folklife Center exhibit. Join three people central to the creation of The Most Costly Journey for a discussion about migration, farming, mental health, cartooning, and the Latinx farmworker experience in Vermont. Panelists include Julia Doucet from the Open Door Clinic, Andy Kolovos from the Vermont Folklife Center, and cartoonist Marek Bennett. All were deeply involved in the development of the anthology of migrant farm worker comics that became our Vermont Reads 2022 choice. This in-person presentation will live streamed and… Continue reading

Expand your network with local people passionate about international issues (who are often doing pretty incredible things all around the world!) at our monthly EFW (every fourth Wednesday) board meeting (5-6pm, all welcome) & member meetup, 6 to 7ish with wine, cheese – whatever anyone wants to share – and great conversation) at 118 Elliot. Our July meeting is Wednesday, July 27, with special guests, fellow members Peter Galbraith and Sarah Peck, see you there! Continue reading

Members and Friends Salon…including discussion of PeaceJam and youth outreach work in our community.  Expand your network with local people passionate about international issues (who are often doing pretty incredible things all around the world!) at our monthly EFW (every fourth Wednesday) board meeting (5-6pm, all welcome) & member meetup, 6 to 7ish with wine, cheese – whatever anyone wants to share – and great conversation) at 118 Elliot. Continue reading

Windham World Affairs kicks-off its Fall programming with seasoned U.S. diplomat Robert ‘Bob’ Beck who will provide a ‘Ukraine Update:  What Caused the War, What’s at Stake, and Where it’s Headed’ on Friday, September 23 at 7:00 pm at 118 Elliot, 118 Elliot Street, Brattleboro, Vermont 05301. Entrance is free, donations appreciated, refreshments will be served. While most of us are now painfully familiar with the names of Ukrainian cities such as Mariupol and Sievierodonetsk since Russia began its “special military operation” in Ukraine, what is less well known are the core reasons behind the conflict, the likely mid to… Continue reading