BIPOC Gift Guide Submissions

The NAACP is looking to put together a list of BIPOC-owned businesses and the products and/or services they provide. The list would go out to our members and other contacts. To submit your business to the guide, please fill out the form at this link. Responses are due October 31. Photo by Jess Bailey on … Continue reading BIPOC Gift Guide Submissions

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

Voices of Black Women in Vermont

Sunday, May 30, 2021 • 2-4pm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skO3XrdDOSI Black women live at an intersection of society that overlaps between race and gender. Consequently, they must work twice as hard to defy a historical fallacy that they are loud, angry, and intimidating. The Journal of Negro Education suggests an emotional, physiological, and psychological cost to gendered racism. … Continue reading Voices of Black Women in Vermont

An Open Letter to Vermont’s People of Color:

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:

Panel to Discuss Slavery Amendment

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