The Rutland Area branch of the NAACP serves Vermonters in Bennington, Rutland, and Addison counties by providing education, advocacy, and support around issues of racial justice, equity, and discrimination.
Sign the petition >> Press Release: For Immediate Release A vendor at the NEACA Gun Show held in Rutland City, Vermont on August 13 and 14, 2022 at the Vermont State Fairgrounds was permitted to sell shackles with connections to, or made to appear connected to, the United States’ original sin of slavery. The Rutland … Continue reading VT State Fair: Ban the Sale of Racist Objects
September 4, 2022 • 12–5pm | Castleton VT Following the success of our Juneteenth clinics, we are excited to be offering another in our series of BIPOC youth hair clinics. We will be offering both braiding and barber appointments again, with space for more than 30 kids over the course of the day. This clinic … Continue reading Back-to-School Youth Hair Clinic
Learning sessions: September 19 • 12-2pm • For legislators, judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys, and town/city officials | Register for this session September 19 • 6-8pm • For community members and organizers | Register for this session September 20 • 12-2pm • For law enforcement | Register for this session Working session: October 8 • 9am-2pm … Continue reading Qualified Immunity Series
Along with the United States Attorney’s Office and the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, we will be co-hosting a Hate-Free Vermont Forum in Rutland on July 21 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This forum is the first of a series to be held around the state, and will be facilitated by Tabitha Moore and Etan Nasreddin-Longo. “The … Continue reading Hate Free Vermont Rutland Forum