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:
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
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!
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
Below you can read the statement released by the New England Area Conference of the NAACP (our regional unit). Advisory Statement Of Alleged Attempted Lynching Of Young Black Child September 26, 2017 Contact: Juan M. Cofield, President (617) 323- 8885 The NAACP, New England Area Conference (NEAC), is disturbed by the incident involving Quincy Merlin, … Continue reading NEAC Statement on Claremont Lynching Incident