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
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
On Saturday, September 22, 2018, the Rutland Area branch of the NAACP was pleased to host a forum for Vermont candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General. All of the candidates qualified to run for these offices in the November 6th General Election were invited to participate. Participants included candidates for Governor: Trevor Barlow, Christine Hallquist, Emily … Continue reading Candidate Forum successful
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our Facebook page or local politics have likely heard that Vermont's only Black woman representative, Kiah Morris, has withdrawn from her uncontested race to represent Bennington following months of racially-charged harassment and threats.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