BHM Contest 2022

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 3/11! All high school-aged students in Rutland, Bennington and Addison counties are invited to be part of this years Black History Month contest. Building on the success of 2021's BHM Essay Contest, we are expanding this year's contest to include visual art and audio/video submissions. PROMPT: Choose a law or policy below. … Continue reading BHM Contest 2022

Press release: Honoring Dr. King with Voting Rights Action

For more information: Steffen Gillom, presidentWindham County Mia Schultz, presidentRutland Area Honoring Dr. King with Voting Rights Action On August 6, 1965, the Voting Rights Act became law.  Dr. Martin Luther King participated in a historic march from Selma to Mongomery, which was pivotal to the passing of this legislation into law.  The … Continue reading Press release: Honoring Dr. King with Voting Rights Action

2021 BIPOC GIft Guide

Click for full Press Release As we enter the gift-giving season, we hope you will support local businesses owned by Black, Indigenous and other People of Color (BIPOC). We've compiled a selection of BIPOC businesses offering goods and services of many kinds, from jewelry and clothing to fitness classes, body products, and much more. Browse … Continue reading 2021 BIPOC GIft Guide

Price of Safety screening

Sunday, December 12 • 6:00 pm Click here to register! A Zoom link will be emailed to you. Join us for a virtual screening of The Price of Safety, a film that explores national conversations of over-policing and racial bias as they unfold in Vergennes, Vermont. A Q&A with filmmaker Chris Spencer and co-producer … Continue reading Price of Safety screening