We are pleased to present you with our first ever Candidate Inquiry Report. This report compiles information received from candidates from local and state positions in Vermont as well as responses from candidates seeking election to federal positions. The goal is to provide Vermonters with insight into the attitudes and beliefs as well as intentions … Continue reading Candidate Survey Results
Those who follow our Facebook page or local politics have likely heard that Vermont's only Black woman representative, Kiah Morris, has withdrawn from her uncontested race to represent Bennington following months of racially-charged harassment and threats. As all of this comes to a head and Kiah prepares to take legal action regarding the matter, her … Continue reading Solidarity with Kiah Morris
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Due to the large snowfall and cold temperatures predicted over the weekend, we are cancelling both Soul Food Sunday on 1/20 and Dreams into Action: A Community Conversation on Race on 1/21. We are working to reschedule both of these events - please spread the word and stay tuned!
The Rutland NAACP has a full slate of events in January, especially the week around the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. You can RSVP to any event on our Facebook page - RSVPs are not required, but they help us get a sense of how many people to plan for. 1/8 6:30: Membership Meeting, Rutland … Continue reading MLK Week Events
Thanks to everyone who came today for our volunteer work day with Habitat For Humanity of Rutland County - VT! We'll let you know when there's another one, and in the meantime, you can volunteer individually on Wednesdays and Saturdays. http://rutlandhabitat.weebly.com/
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 • 6 PM – 8 PM Join us for a conversation with T.J. Donovan, Vermont's Attorney General. We'll be talking about the justice system, including bail reform and private and out-of-state prisons, hate crimes, and bias. Open to the public, light refreshments will be available.