VIDEO: UACT Community Organizing Spring Break in Danville
The week of March 13, the Danville chapter of Virginia Organizing welcomed 12 students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Instead of spening time on the beach or hanging out, the students drove down over their spring break to learn about community organizing. Knocking on over 1,100 doors and making hundreds of phone calls, the students reached out to members of a low-income neighborhood in Danville on key issues like jobs and health care.
Here is their story: