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Corporations Avoid Doing Their Part

Corporations Avoid Doing Their Part

Originally published in The Virginian-Pilot. Duke Energy may have set a new record for bad corporate behavior — it polluted a river while dodging its taxes. Duke was fined more th ...

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Danville Police Expand Citizen Complaint Program

Danville Police Expand Citizen Complaint Program

Originally posted on The Danville Register & Bee. Members of both the Danville Police Department and Virginia Organizing announced expansions in availability of citizen compla ...

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Chief Broadfoot and Virginia Organizing Hold Media Conference to Highlight Citizen Complaint Procedure

Chief Broadfoot and Virginia Organizing Hold Media Conference to Highlight Citizen Complaint Procedure

What: Joint press conference to highlight the availability of the City of Danville Police Department citizen complaint forms When: Wednesday, December 9 at 11:30 a.m. Where: Green ...

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Virginia Organizing Danville Chapter Leaders Respond to Attorney General Herring’s Police Recruitment Pilot Program

Virginia Organizing Danville Chapter Leaders Respond to Attorney General Herring’s Police Recruitment Pilot Program

Danville, Va.—Virginia Organizing Chapter leaders in Danville attended a media conference held by Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring where he announced a new pilot program in ...

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Roots and Relationships Reclaiming Community Organizing in the Obama Era

Roots and Relationships Reclaiming Community Organizing in the Obama Era

This is an excerpt from Building Power, Changing Lives: The Story of Virginia Organizing, available for order by clicking here. The article was first published in the Fall 2015 ed ...

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Virginia Organizing Kicks Off ‘Stand with Women’ Campaign Across Commonwealth

Virginia Organizing Kicks Off ‘Stand with Women’ Campaign Across Commonwealth

Roanoke, Va.—Virginia Organizing kicked off the “Stand with Women” campaign across the Commonwealth with a series of local women’s roundtables in Danville, Waynesboro, Petersburg, ...

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Senator Stanley, expand Medicaid

Senator Stanley, expand Medicaid

Originally published in the Danville Register and Bee. To the editor: By not expanding Medicaid, our General Assembly representatives have turned their backs on women and families ...

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We Need Medicaid Expansion

We Need Medicaid Expansion

Originally published in The Danville Register & Bee. To the editor: Aug. 29 was national Women’s Equality Day. I am writing in support of the Stand With Women campaign and to ...

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Virginia Organizing Commends Danville City Council for Voting to Remove Confederate Flag

Virginia Organizing Commends Danville City Council for Voting to Remove Confederate Flag

Danville, Va.—In response to Danville City Council’s vote to remove the Confederate flag from public property, Virginia Organizing has issued the following statements: “I am so gl ...

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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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