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

Know Your Rights Training

Saturday, March 9, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm • Grace Congregational Church, Rutland Click here to register! As concerns about government-sponsored violence and discrimination toward immigrants—in particular non-white people who are assumed to be undocumented immigrants— continues to dominate national and local news, Vermonters are more vocally expressing confusion, concern, and outrage over what is … Continue reading Know Your Rights Training

Joint Statement of Vermont Branches of NAACP & ACLU of Vermont

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