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
Sunday, June 13, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2dMrVUmNss 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 … Continue reading Voices of BIPOC Community Organizers in Vermont
This video is meant to honor the life of George Floyd, and all those who have died from police violence since his murder. This video will play for nine minutes and twenty-nine seconds. We encourage you to sit with this video and images for the full time.
Sunday, May 30, 2021 • 2-4pm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skO3XrdDOSI 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. … Continue reading Voices of Black Women in Vermont
April 28 • 4-6 PM We've organized a BIPOC-specific vaccine clinic in Middlebury on April 28. Registration for this one is through the State of Vermont – you can call 855-722-7878, or do it through the Department of Health website (you will need to create an account if you don't have one). In either case, you … Continue reading BIPOC Vaccination Clinic in Middlebury