Congressional Forum Questions

Attention Vermont NAACP Members! We need your help! On July 30, 2022, both Vermont NAACP Branches will host a candidate forum for the 2022 United States House of Representatives election in Vermont. Photo by Towfiqu barbhuiya on Unsplash We are asking our members to contribute to the questions that will be asked during the forum. … Continue reading Congressional Forum Questions

Racist Mascot presentation with Judy Dow

The Problematic History and Current Reality of Racist Mascots and Imagery Saturday 2/19 • 10:00 AM Indigenous educator Judy Dow joins us to examine the history and reality of racist mascots and imagery, and talk about the implications and effects that they have on all students. https://youtu.be/9a04W3_5NII This video discusses Vermont bill S.139, "An act … Continue reading Racist Mascot presentation with Judy Dow

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