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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Climate equity postcards

We’re helping to spread the word about 350Vermont’s postcard campaign. Attached are premade postcards encouraging the Climate Council to support a plan that centers on equity, Justice, and a fair distribution of economic incentives, as well as low income weatherization, food justice and green Justice zones. 

Mia Schultz: Be the force that bends the arc of the universe to justice

Thanks to VT Digger for publishing the following piece, which also went out to our members in a slightly different form. Please join or renew your membership today. This commentary is by Mia Schultz, president of the Rutland Area Branch of the NAACP. Three hundred: the number of new members the Rutland Area NAACP received … Continue reading Mia Schultz: Be the force that bends the arc of the universe to justice

Voices of BIPOC Community Organizers in Vermont

Sunday, June 13, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. The aggregate of people identifying as non-white is expanding in the United States. Yet, Vermont remains the least racially diverse state in the U.S. The nation’s population total of non-white (Census Bureau, 2021) was 42% in 2019. The percentage of Vermonters, by comparison, was 7.7%. Vermont must embrace … Continue reading Voices of BIPOC Community Organizers in Vermont

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