BIPOC Vaccine Booster Clinics

In partnership with the VT Department of Health and the Windham County NAACP, we are holding several clinics coming up to provide booster vaccines to the BIPOC community in Rutland and Bennington. If you have received both doses of the Pfizer vaccine at least six months ago, and identify as BIPOC or live with someone … Continue reading BIPOC Vaccine Booster Clinics

Climate equity postcards

We're helping to spread the word about 350Vermont's postcard campaign. Attached are premade postcards encouraging the Climate Council to support a plan that centers on equity, Justice, and a fair distribution of economic incentives, as well as low income weatherization, food justice and green Justice zones.  climate-postcards-1-2-Download

Freedom Fund Dinner goes virtual

The Rutland Area branch of the NAACP will host its third annual Freedom Fund Dinner on Saturday, September 18, 6:30pm to 8pm. Due to the pandemic, the program will be virtual this year, much of it recorded professionally at Castleton University. The organization is also soliciting local restaurants in Addison, Rutland, and Bennington counties to … Continue reading Freedom Fund Dinner goes virtual

Mia Schultz: Be the force that bends the arc of the universe to justice

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