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.
Attention Vermont NAACP Members! We need your help! On July 30, 2022, both Vermont NAACP Branches will host a candidate forum for the 2022 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont. We are asking our members to contribute to the questions that will be asked during the forum. Parameters: We are requesting that members … Continue reading Congressional Forum Questions
We are organizing transportation to Burlington for The Black Experience 2022 (BX22), a free holistic celebration of Vermont’s Black lived experience (cultural, communal, educational), and a welcomed new addition to Burlington’s Juneteenth celebration. We’re proud to be sponsors of this event! We are planning buses from our service area in Addison, Rutland, and Bennington counties … Continue reading Trip to the Black Experience
This year, the Rutland Area NAACP held our second annual Black History Month High School Contest. Unlike last year, when the contest only included essays, this year there were two categories: writing and digital art. The focus was on problematic laws that perpetuate rather than eliminate racism. We selected these in order to engage young … Continue reading BHM ’22 Contest Winners
Bennington • June 12, 2022 • 9-5 | Rutland • June 19, 2022 • 9-5 We’re delighted to be offering youth hair clinics again for Juneteenth! Taking place in Bennington on June 12 and in Rutland on June 19th, we will have both barbers and hair braiders available in slots throughout the day for kids under 18. … Continue reading Juneteenth Hair Clinics