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  • Virginia Organizing Grassroots Gathering 2016

    Virginia Organizing Grassroots Gathering 2016

    Virginians from Harrisonburg to Southwest Virginia to South Hampton Roads and everywhere in between gathered September 16-18 at Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Center to celebrate accompli ...

  • Grassroots Gathering 2016: Brief Recap

    Grassroots Gathering 2016: Brief Recap

    Over the weekend of September 16-18, Virginia Organizing leaders gathered at Smith Mountain Lake to discuss important issues facing Virginians this year like education justice, env ...

  • Virginia Organizing Joins Governor Terry McAuliffe in Portsmouth

    Virginia Organizing Joins Governor Terry McAuliffe in Portsmouth

    On Monday, September 12, 2016, Virginia Organizing South Hampton Roads Chapter leader Shelia Carter had the honor of introducing Governor Terry McAuliffe at a large voter outreach ...

  • Good News and Bad News

    Good News and Bad News

    We’ve got some good and bad news. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has extended the comment period to October 7, 2016 for the proposed rules aimed at reducing the ha ...

Virginia Organizing Grassroots Gathering 2016

Virginia Organizing Grassroots Gathering 2016

Virginians from Harrisonburg to Southwest Virginia to South Hampton Roads and everywhere in between gathered September 16-18 at Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Center to celebrate accompl ...

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Grassroots Gathering 2016: Brief Recap

Grassroots Gathering 2016: Brief Recap

Over the weekend of September 16-18, Virginia Organizing leaders gathered at Smith Mountain Lake to discuss important issues facing Virginians this year like education justice, en ...

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Virginia Organizing Joins Governor Terry McAuliffe in Portsmouth

Virginia Organizing Joins Governor Terry McAuliffe in Portsmouth

On Monday, September 12, 2016, Virginia Organizing South Hampton Roads Chapter leader Shelia Carter had the honor of introducing Governor Terry McAuliffe at a large voter outreach ...

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Good News and Bad News

Good News and Bad News

We’ve got some good and bad news. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has extended the comment period to October 7, 2016 for the proposed rules aimed at reducing the h ...

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Virginia Organizing Chapter Leaders Will Speak at Portsmouth School Board Meeting on School-to-Prison Pipeline

Virginia Organizing Chapter Leaders Will Speak at Portsmouth School Board Meeting on School-to-Prison Pipeline

What: Portsmouth School Board meeting When: Thursday, September 8 at 7 p.m. Where: Portsmouth City Hall, 6th Floor (801 Crawford Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704) Portsmouth, Va.—Lead ...

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Care for our Earth: Pressure from Dominion = Contaminated Water

Care for our Earth: Pressure from Dominion = Contaminated Water

Regional residents are currently faced with the issue of the coal ash disposal in Chesapeake. Coal ash is what is left after coal is burned in coal-powered plants. In previous dec ...

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Sea Rise Threat to Norfolk, Atlantic and Gulf Military Bases

Sea Rise Threat to Norfolk, Atlantic and Gulf Military Bases

Published by Public News Service Climate change represents a serious problem for U.S. coastal military bases - especially in and around Norfolk, according to a recent study. The r ...

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Roger Chesley: Justices’ smackdown of McAuliffe’s attempts to restore felons’ voting rights isn’t final word

Roger Chesley: Justices’ smackdown of McAuliffe’s attempts to restore felons’ voting rights isn’t final word

Published by the Virginian-Pilot.  I hesitated to call Patricia Skinner on Monday. I didn’t want to further muddle a confusing situation. Skinner, a former felon-turned-health car ...

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Stand Against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Stand Against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Usually, people will not get too involved with matters that do not directly impact their lives. An example I have seen recently is the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. This pipeline will ...

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#StopTheDebtTrap

#StopTheDebtTrap

On June 2, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) proposed new rules aimed at reducing the harmful effects of predatory lending debt traps like payday and car title loans ...

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