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Virginia Organizing Applauds Governor McAuliffe’s Decision to Remove Barrier of Court Costs and Fees as Condition of Restoration of Civil Rights

Virginia Organizing Applauds Governor McAuliffe’s Decision to Remove Barrier of Court Costs and Fees as Condition of Restoration of Civil Rights

Virginia Organizing leaders were present as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that formerly incarcerated individuals will no longer need to satisfy all court costs ...

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Group Comes Up With Ways For Duke Energy To Address Coal Ash Spill Issues, Now Up For Public Review

Group Comes Up With Ways For Duke Energy To Address Coal Ash Spill Issues, Now Up For Public Review

One of Virginia Organizing's leaders, David Wilson, was featured in this story. To watch the full story at WSET, please click here. Danville, VA-- Thousands of tons of coal ash ha ...

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The Governor Banned the Box on State Job Applications!

The Governor Banned the Box on State Job Applications!

Richmond, Va.—Virginia Organizing leaders, including several people who were formerly incarcerated, were present today when Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the st ...

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Virginia Organizing Applauds Governor’s Executive Order to Ban the Box

Virginia Organizing Applauds Governor’s Executive Order to Ban the Box

Richmond, Va.—Virginia Organizing leaders, including several people who were formerly incarcerated, were present today when Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that the st ...

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Virginia Organizing Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Affordable Care Act Across the Commonwealth

Virginia Organizing Celebrates 5th Anniversary of Affordable Care Act Across the Commonwealth

Richmond, Va.—Virginia Organizing Chapters in Virginia Beach, Richmond, Waynesboro, and Danville celebrated the 5th anniversary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ( ...

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Community Conversation to Highlight Virginia Children’s Health Care Needs

Community Conversation to Highlight Virginia Children’s Health Care Needs

Media Advisory What: Community Forum: Children’s Health Care in Virginia When: Wednesday, January 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. Where: American National University (336 Old Riverside Dr., D ...

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Celebrating 20 years, group advocates community engagement

Celebrating 20 years, group advocates community engagement

Originally posted by the Danville Register and Bee on Tuesday, January 20, 2015. Danville resident Johnny Mayo always liked to talk politics. He said he would often head over to f ...

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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

We have some big, big news: 2015 is Virginia Organizing’s 20th anniversary and we will be celebrating all year long! We have some things in the works like a 20-year history book o ...

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Criminal box to be dropped on city job application

Criminal box to be dropped on city job application

Published by The Danville Register and Bee on Wednesday June 18, 2014. By Denice Thibodea Danville City Council chambers erupted into applause near the end of its Tuesda ...

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Deserving of a Second Chance

Deserving of a Second Chance

Published by the Danville Register and BeeBy Marty JacksonI am a returning citizen, a Danville native with felony convictions on my criminal record. When I was younger, I made mis ...

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