USCRI in Colchester is using some temporary funding to provide a free Career Building class to New Americans. Click on the Employment Upgrades flyer below for more info. There is also a new citizenship preparatory class and a summer program at BHS to help English Language Learners (ELL’s) become college ready in math and reading.
Check out the latest resource of the month (ROM) brought to you by our Working Bridges program. You’ll find info about bike helmet fitting for kids, free bike maintenance, and resources and information about renting in Vermont.
Spring is here. Sort of — brrrrrr! But at least you can tell it’s spring because everybody is itching to get outdoors!
Maybe you could go for a bikeride by signing-up for the new Greenride Bikeshare that has set up unmistakable, bright green bike racks on campus and around Burlington. Or maybe you should first drop-in to the annual New American Safety Festival on Saturday, May 12th to get your kid a free bike helmet. Or maybe you just want to sit back to enjoy a discounted performance at the Flynn Theater.
There’s lots of goings-on in Burlington this spring — even if warmth isn’t one of them!
Click below for some informative carpet care articles by Amanda Hosey @ Cleaning & Maintenance Management. The first article discusses how different kinds of carpet fibers affect cleaning. The second discusses how to handle spots (soils on the outside of fibers) and stains (soils on the inside of fibers) on these different types of carpet fibers.
The Foundation of Better Carpet Care by Amanda Hosey @ Cleaning & Maintenance Management
Identifying Carpet Spots & Stains by Amanda Hosey @ Cleaning & Maintenance Management
Here’s the first installment in our Quick Thought series. Click on the flyer below to find out how two words can explain a lot!
Join the BHS International Club & the BSD EL Department for a free dinner and Immigration Rights Information Session this upcoming Wednesday, March 28th at the Burlington High School Cafeteria from 5:30pm-7:00pm.
Then come to the Family Room at the O.N.E. Community Center on Thursday, April 5th at 11:30am for a Housing Rights Information Session.
Lots of different interpreters will be at each event. Check out the event flyers below for additional details.
Come see the film Welcome to Vermont: Four Stories of Resettled Identity at Main Street Landing Film House on April 19th from 6pm-8pm. This is a documentary by Mira Niagolova that won the VT International Film Festival Ben & Jerry’s Award.
It’s also time to apply for the Farm Fresh Share Program that brings CSA farmshare to low income Vermonters.
The Greater Burlington Multicultural Resource Center presents the 2018 Diversity Conference on March 24th at the Hilton. Topics include diversity in the workforce and education as well as a discussion about opioids and addiction.
See the flyer below for the event agenda and registration information.