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.
August 24, 5:30-7:30 pm • Zoom Register now! Join us for an online workshop to deepen your skills in interrupting, engaging with, and communicating about racism and other forms of oppression. What are the barriers to approaching people? What are the tools we need? How do we de-escalate situations? What is it like when we’re … Continue reading Difficult Conversations: Racism (and other isms)
The Rutland NAACP will be convening a small group for the members here to engage with Layla F. Saad’s Me & White Supremacy workbook. You must purchase the book to attend the sessions. We are able to convene a group of 12 people for 6 virtual sessions. We will be convening once a week on … Continue reading Me & White Supremacy study group
HR51 and DC STATEHOOD: Despite the fact that the citizens of Washington, D.C. pay federal taxes, serve on juries and defend our Nation in times of war like most other Americans, the residents of the District of Columbia are barred from having voting representation on the floor of the U.S. House and the U.S. Senate. … Continue reading Federal legislative action items
S.219 is the piece of Vermont legislation that is most likely to move forward on the subject of police reform before the legislature adjourns next Friday, June 26th. It’s currently with the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is chaired by Sen. Dick Sears firstname.lastname@example.org (802) 828-2228, 343 Matteson Rd., North Bennington, VT 05257. Please reach out to … Continue reading Legislative Action Item: S.219