Thank You for Making Our Summer Institute for New American Youth a Success!

Thank you to all our sponsors, donors, and partners for helping make our inaugural Summer Institute for New American Youth such a huge success! The two-week event was hosted at St. Michael’s College in Colchester from July 24 to August 4 and was created to serve as a valuable pathway for refugee and New American […]

Staff Profile: Gabriel Vachon-Poulin

USCRI is excited to welcome Gabriel Vachon-Poulin as a new case aide for the Preferred Communities Intensive Case Management Program at USCRI Vermont! “As a case aide, I help our families create & fulfill plans of actions toward their self-sufficiency. Being part of such an amazing team of professionals has been an eye-opener. So far, […]

USCRI Vermont- Flood Relief Efforts

On Monday, July 24th USCRI Vermont staff, case aides, and volunteers traveled to the Montpelier and Barre communities to help with cleanup in flood ravaged neighborhoods. Our team spent the day working with local residents and business owners offering whatever assistance was needed and joined others who stopped by to help. The scale of damage […]

Staff Profile: Alexandra Castellano

USCRI is excited to welcome Alexandra Castellano in Resettlement & Placement at USCRI Vermont! “I’m currently aiding the Resettlement & Placement case managers as they organize and support new arrivals in Vermont. Prior to working at USCRI, I graduated from UVM with a Bachelor’s degree in Religious Studies. I then worked at a refugee camp in […]

Staff Profile: Ryn McManamon

USCRI is excited to welcome Ryn McManamon as our new Health and Wellness Case Aide at USCRI Vermont. “In this position, I help the families that we work with navigate the healthcare system. I am grateful for the opportunity to help people get the care they need. I especially love the time we get to […]

Staff Profile: Tara Beattie

USCRI is excited to welcome Tara Beattie as our new Case Aid at USCRI Vermont! “I work primarily with the Ready4Life program, which helps empower youth as they navigate the transition to young adulthood. My work involves client outreach, helping with Ready4Life workshops, and maintaining communication with families in our program. Although I am still […]

Staff Profile: Felicity Rodriguez

USCRI is excited to welcome Felicity Rodriguez as our new Youth Empowerment Case Aide in Vermont. “I primarily with the Ready4Life Program here at USCRI Vermont. Although this is my focus, I also help around the USCRI office when needed, which has given me the opportunity to learn more about different programs, the day-to-day duties […]

Staff Profile: Gracia L. Koyahango

USCRI is excited to welcome Gracia L. Koyahango as our new Case Aide for USCRI Vermont! “My main role as Case Aide is to help new arrivals in Vermont adapt to their new communities. I really enjoy this job. Working with USCRI Vermont is a wish come true! I appreciate and enjoy the chance to […]

Staff Profile: Viktoriia Lutsenko

USCRI is excited to welcome Viktoriia Lutsenko as our new USCRI Vermont’s newest Job Developer and Case Manager “I work with our growing number of Ukrainian clients, helping them during their transition to a new life here in Vermont. USCRI Vermont is a very unique place. Our office in Colchester is a melting pot of different […]

Staff Profile: Dennis Kaduru

USCRI is excited to welcome Dennis Kaduru as our new Youth Case Manager at USCRI Vermont’s Pathways to Higher Education for Youth program. “My role involves guiding and mentoring our clients as they navigate their path toward higher education and career exploration. Even though I am new to this position, I have already found the […]