Get Out the Vote

Download a poster to help get out the vote! On Dr. Martin Luther King's birthday we emphasized action over celebration.  As stated the right to vote is under attack across the nation.   We asked you to take action "by demanding that our elected officials pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, the Freedom to … Continue reading Get Out the Vote

Teachable Talk: Black Panthers

This first installment of our "Teachable Talk" series is meant for educators and people who are interested in learning more about Black and BIPOC history and the accompanying conversations that can happen. The video and slides below can be used together to teach this content. The Black Panther Party is frequently misrepresented and misunderstood. In … Continue reading Teachable Talk: Black Panthers

Black History Month 2022

PRESS RELEASE For more information:Mia Schultz, presidentRutland Area NAACPpresident@naacprutland.org The Rutland Area NAACP Educates for Black History Month To mark Black History Month in February, the Rutland Area Branch of the NAACP is engaging with local schools and students in two ways. They will be holding a contest challenging high school-age students to reflect on … Continue reading Black History Month 2022

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