Hello family. These are some scary times and we are sure you are all doing what you can to make it through. To our Asian family, we want to extend a particularly warm and empathetic greeting. We are painfully aware of the rise in anti-Asian racism both in Vermont and around the nation. We want … Continue reading An Open Letter to Vermont’s People of Color:
November 21, 2019 • 6:30 PM • Courcelle Building, 16 North St. Extension, Rutland We are excited to be hosting legislators and civil rights leaders for a forum discussion of PR.2, at 6:30 on November 21, 2019 at the Courcelle Building in Rutland. PR.2 is a bill which would create a Vermont constitutional amendment clarifying … Continue reading Panel to Discuss Slavery Amendment
Joint Statement of Vermont Branches of NAACP & ACLU of Vermont In Response to Reports That Bennington Officials Failed to Disclose Key Evidence in Kiah Morris Investigation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb 11, 2019 Bennington, Vt.—The Vermont branches of the NAACP and the ACLU of Vermont are calling for a broader inquiry following revelations that Bennington officials failed … Continue reading Joint Statement of Vermont Branches of NAACP & ACLU of Vermont
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.
We wanted to share with you a letter written by Tabitha Pohl-Moore and Steffen Gillom that has been signed by many justice leaders across the state. These leaders-along with many others-work tirelessly to make Vermont what it is and we think it is important to raise as many voices as possible as we speak about … Continue reading Open letter to the progressive movement