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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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2020 Candidate Survey & Legislative Report Card

[Click here to download the full report & data spreadsheet.] The Rutland Area Branch of the NAACP is pleased to present the results of its 2020 candidate survey and legislative report card. As the nation’s oldest non-partisan civil rights group, the NAACP has a mission to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of … Continue reading 2020 Candidate Survey & Legislative Report Card

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

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