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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.

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Difficult Conversations: Racism (and other isms)

August 24, 5:30-7:30 pm • Zoom Register now! Join us for an online workshop to deepen your skills in interrupting, engaging with, and communicating about racism and other forms of oppression. What are the barriers to approaching people? What are the tools we need? How do we de-escalate situations? What is it like when we’re … Continue reading Difficult Conversations: Racism (and other isms)

Legislative Action Item: S.219

S.219 is the piece of Vermont legislation that is most likely to move forward on the subject of police reform before the legislature adjourns next Friday, June 26th. It’s currently with the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is chaired by Sen. Dick Sears (802) 828-2228, 343 Matteson Rd., North Bennington, VT 05257. Please reach out to … Continue reading Legislative Action Item: S.219

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