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.
The United States Attorney’s Office, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, and the Rutland Area NAACP will be co-hosting a Hate-Free Vermont Forum for the Orange County community in Randolph on May 8, 2023, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. This forum will be the fourth held in an ongoing series that started in 2019; recent … Continue reading Hate-Free Randolph
Hate-Free Franklin County
The United States Attorney’s Office, the Vermont Attorney General’s Office, and the Rutland Area NAACP will be co-hosting a Hate-Free Vermont Forum in St Albans on March 13, 2023 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. This forum will be the third held in an ongoing series; last year, Hate-Free Vermont Forums took place in Rutland … Continue reading Hate-Free Franklin County
Black History Month Contest 2023
While our stance has always been that Black History is American History, to be studied and understood all year round, throughout a student’s education as well as in our adult lives, we also honor the opportunity that Black History Month gives us to highlight the importance of this learning. As one way of marking Black … Continue reading Black History Month Contest 2023
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