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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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Vermont NAACP branches to pay protestor citations

As racial justice protests in Burlington enter their second month, Mayor Miro Weinberger has threatened that the city will issue citations for protesters occupying Battery Park. In a show of solidarity, the Vermont branches of the NAACP have offered to pay citation fines and fees for nonviolent protesters.  “The right to peacefully protest should never … Continue reading Vermont NAACP branches to pay protestor citations

Kiah Morris poetry reading to benefit Tabitha Moore

Saturday, September 12 • 6pm and 9pm • Democracy Creative, Burlington & online From Kiah’s website: Join Kiah in an intimate reading of spoken word poetry selections from her book Life Lessons and Lyrical Translations of My Soul live at Democracy Creative in Burlington as a part of Art Hop 2020. Tickets include your choice … Continue reading Kiah Morris poetry reading to benefit Tabitha Moore

Know Your Rights Workshop

September 3, 2020 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Zoom Please join the Rutland Area NAACP for an online Know Your Rights Workshop with Bor Yang, Executive Director of the Vermont Human Rights Commission, and Lia Ernst, Senior Staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont. Pre-registration is required! Register here: Bor Yang will … Continue reading Know Your Rights Workshop

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