2020 Candidate Survey

The Rutland Area Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has sent its 2020 candidate survey to over 60 federal, state-wide, and Rutland County Senate and House candidates via email and mail. [Click here to download the full list, with contact information.] As the nation’s oldest non-partisan civil rights group, … Continue reading 2020 Candidate Survey

Know Your Rights Workshop

September 3, 2020 • 5:30-7:30 pm • Zoom Please join the Rutland Area NAACP for an online Know Your Rights Workshop with Bor Yang, Executive Director of the Vermont Human Rights Commission, and Lia Ernst, Senior Staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont. Pre-registration is required! Register here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1153327685066896/ Bor Yang will … Continue reading Know Your Rights Workshop

Media and Public Presence Program

We are excited to be working with Convey Communications to offer a 6-week program in public speaking, media relations, and leadership. This will be a series of small-group training and individual coaching sessions to help Vermont BIPOC gain the skills and confidence to become the leaders we need. Apply now! Convey Communications specializes in coaching … Continue reading Media and Public Presence Program

Difficult Conversations: Racism (and other isms)

August 24, 5:30-7:30 pm • Zoom Update: This event is now full!Keep an eye out for more coming soon. 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? … Continue reading Difficult Conversations: Racism (and other isms)