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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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

Voices of Black Women in Vermont

Sunday, May 30, 2021 • 2-4pm Black women live at an intersection of society that overlaps between race and gender. Consequently, they must work twice as hard to defy a historical fallacy that they are loud, angry, and intimidating. The Journal of Negro Education suggests an emotional, physiological, and psychological cost to gendered racism. Such … Continue reading Voices of Black Women in Vermont

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