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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Families impacted by police violence to speak in Montpelier

In the wake of another brutal police murder in the headlines, the NAACP of Rutland Area & Windham County and the ACLU of Vermont are bringing to Montpelier a panel of five family members whose loved ones were lost to police violence. “Voices from the Front: Structural Racism & Policing” will take place on Thursday, … Continue reading Families impacted by police violence to speak in Montpelier

Hate-Free Vermont Bennington Forum

Along with the United States Attorney’s Office and the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, we will be co-hosting a Hate-Free Vermont Forum in Bennington on September 28 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. This forum is the second of a series to be held around the state, and will be facilitated by Tabitha Moore and Etan Nasreddin-Longo.  “The … Continue reading Hate-Free Vermont Bennington Forum

VT State Fair: Ban the Sale of Racist Objects

Sign the petition >> Press Release: For Immediate Release A vendor at the NEACA Gun Show held in Rutland City, Vermont on August 13 and 14, 2022 at the Vermont State Fairgrounds was permitted to sell shackles with connections to, or made to appear connected to, the United States’ original sin of slavery.  The Rutland … Continue reading VT State Fair: Ban the Sale of Racist Objects

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