Know Your Rights Workshop

TUESDAY, April 27, 6:00 - 7:00 PM • VIRTUAL MEETING Click here to register! The Aspiring NAACP Chapter at Castleton, in collaboration with the Rutland-Area Branch NAACP, has coordinated a Know Your Rights presentation. This session, facilitated by the Vermont ACLU, will provide tools for young Vermont residents to deal with police traffic stops and … Continue reading Know Your Rights Workshop


Sunday, April 25, 2021 • 2pm–4pm • Stream Virtual Forum Live Black men are especially vulnerable to traffic stops and interactions that can lead to arrest and sometimes death in police custody. The events of the past few years leading to George Floyd's death and, recently, an active-duty soldier's arrest ignited a conversation about … Continue reading VOICES OF BLACK MEN IN VERMONT

“Respectability Politics” workshop with Tabitha Moore

April 20, 2021 • 6:30pm • Free for members or $50 donation  Register now! From “That hair just isn’t professional” and “Well, what was she wearing?” to “That isn’t a proper way to protest” and “He should have complied,” respectability politics tries to use an ever-shifting goalpost of “respectability” to justify the poor treatment of … Continue reading “Respectability Politics” workshop with Tabitha Moore

BIPOC Vaccination Clinics

Photo by Hakan Nural on Unsplash The Rutland Area NAACP will be collaborating with the Vermont Department of Health (VDH) to provide access to and prioritize the equitable vaccination for COVID-19 of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) folks. We will have clinic sites in Bennington and Rutland. Bennington: Location: Second Congregational Church, 115 … Continue reading BIPOC Vaccination Clinics