Black History Month Contest 2023

While our stance has always been that Black History is American History, to be studied and understood all year round, throughout a student’s education as well as in our adult lives, we also honor the opportunity that Black History Month gives us to highlight the importance of this learning.  As one way of marking Black History … Continue reading Black History Month Contest 2023

Families impacted by police violence to speak in Montpelier

View the recording In the wake of another brutal police murder in the headlines, the NAACP of Rutland Area & Windham County and the ACLU of Vermont are bringing to Montpelier a panel of five family members whose loved ones were lost to police violence. “Voices from the Front: Structural Racism & Policing” will take … Continue reading Families impacted by police violence to speak in Montpelier

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. This video discusses Vermont bill S.139, "An act … Continue reading Racist Mascot presentation with Judy Dow