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.

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Hate-Free Vermont Bennington Forum

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 Bennington on September 28 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This forum is the second 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 Bennington Forum

VT State Fair: Ban the Sale of Racist Objects

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

Back-to-School Youth Hair Clinic

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

Qualified Immunity Series

Learning sessions: Working session: “Nothing about us without us” -Unknown author from the disability rights movement Qualified Immunity is a subject that can polarize, and here in Vermont, we are seeing the same tension and polarization as we see around the U.S.. So we are inviting stakeholders and Vermont residents who are interested to join … Continue reading Qualified Immunity Series

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