VT State Fair: Ban the Sale of Racist Objects

Sign the petition >> Press Release: For Immediate Release A vendor at the NEACA Gun Show held in Rutland City, Vermont on August 13 and 14, 2022 at the Vermont State Fairgrounds was permitted to sell shackles with connections to, or made to appear connected to, the United States’ original sin of slavery.  The Rutland … Continue reading VT State Fair: Ban the Sale of Racist Objects

Qualified Immunity Series

Learning sessions: September 19 • 12-2pm • For legislators, judges, prosecutors and defense attorneys, and town/city officials | Register for this sessionSeptember 19 • 6-8pm • For community members and organizers | Register for this sessionSeptember 20 • 12-2pm • For law enforcement | Register for this session Working session: October 8 • 9am-2pm • For … Continue reading Qualified Immunity Series

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

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

Rutland Middle School’s BHM Celebration

We are delighted and proud to share the beautiful video that Rutland Middle School students made for Black History Month under the guidance of Social Studies teacher Katie Geno, and Music teacher Allie Griffiths. Allie Griffiths tells us that the materials we sent out for Black History Month and Beyond were instrumental in creating the … Continue reading Rutland Middle School’s BHM Celebration