The Rutland Area branch of the NAACP is dedicated to the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminating race-based discrimination in Vermont.
Hello family. These are some scary times and we are sure you are all doing what you can to make it through. To our Asian family, we want to extend a particularly warm and empathetic greeting. We are painfully aware of the rise in anti-Asian racism both in Vermont and around the nation. We want … Continue reading An Open Letter to Vermont’s People of Color:
We want to thank you for all that you do. This pandemic hit us so fast and so hard that everyone is reeling and scrambling just to get a basic handle on how to manage patients, provide testing and treatment, supplies, staffing, tending to the needs of workers’ families and all of the other demands … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Vermont Healthcare Community:
The Rutland Area NAACP is still active in this time of social distancing, quarantine, and medical crisis. We will be cancelling all in-person meetings, moving them to Zoom as appropriate and rescheduling what can’t be done online (like our beloved Soul Food Sundays). We encourage all Rutland County residents to visit rutlandmutalaid.com to sign up … Continue reading Racial Justice During COVID-19