WWAC partnership with America250
America250 is a nonpartisan initiative working to engage every American in commemorating the 250th anniversary of our country. This multi-year effort, from now through July 4, 2026, is an opportunity to pause and reflect on our nation’s past, honor the contributions of all Americans, and look ahead toward the future we want to create for the next generation and beyond.
WWAC partners with America250 Vermont in creating dialogue, reflection and understanding of our past and future as US citizens and residents through our lecture series and town hall gatherings. Building on the theme, Examining America’s Identity and Leadership in a Changing World, we work with Brooks Memorial Library and local historian Dr. Meg Mott, with support from the Vermont Humanities Council to:
Town Hall Meetings use the language found in the 1776 Declaration of Independence to elicit arguments from a diverse public on how those ideals can guide us toward strengthening democracy and our nation.
Informative, thought provoking lectures compliment Town Hall discussions by providing depth and understanding of different topics. The following are past and current lectures in the America250 partnership:
Windham County, VT