Vermont NAACP branches to pay protestor citations

As racial justice protests in Burlington enter their second month, Mayor Miro Weinberger has threatened that the city will issue citations for protesters occupying Battery Park. In a show of solidarity, the Vermont branches of the NAACP have offered to pay citation fines and fees for nonviolent protesters.  “The right to peacefully protest should never … Continue reading Vermont NAACP branches to pay protestor citations

Kiah Morris poetry reading to benefit Tabitha Moore

Saturday, September 12 • 6pm and 9pm • Democracy Creative, Burlington & online From Kiah's website: Join Kiah in an intimate reading of spoken word poetry selections from her book Life Lessons and Lyrical Translations of My Soul live at Democracy Creative in Burlington as a part of Art Hop 2020. Tickets include your choice … Continue reading Kiah Morris poetry reading to benefit Tabitha Moore

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: 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