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.
Click for full Press Release As we enter the gift-giving season, we hope you will support local businesses owned by Black, Indigenous and other People of Color (BIPOC). We’ve compiled a selection of BIPOC businesses offering goods and services of many kinds, from jewelry and clothing to fitness classes, body products, and much more. Browse … Continue reading 2021 BIPOC GIft Guide
Sunday, December 12 • 6:00 pm Click here to register! A Zoom link will be emailed to you. Join us for a virtual screening of The Price of Safety, a film that explores national conversations of over-policing and racial bias as they unfold in Vergennes, Vermont. A Q&A with filmmaker Chris Spencer will follow the … Continue reading Price of Safety screening
The NAACP is looking to put together a list of BIPOC-owned businesses and the products and/or services they provide. The list would go out to our members and other contacts. To submit your business to the guide, please fill out the form at this link. Responses are due October 31.
In partnership with the VT Department of Health and the Windham County NAACP, we are holding several clinics coming up to provide booster vaccines to the BIPOC community in Rutland and Bennington. If you have received both doses of the Pfizer vaccine at least six months ago, and identify as BIPOC or live with someone … Continue reading BIPOC Vaccine Booster Clinics