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Meet the Leaders of the New Grassroots Resistance

Meet the Leaders of the New Grassroots Resistance

Published by OurFuture.org They came from communities across the country to Washington, D.C. to share stories, find inspirations, and plan for the future – together. Members of Pe ...

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Virginia Organizing to Hold ‘Day of Empathy’ Media Call

Virginia Organizing to Hold ‘Day of Empathy’ Media Call

What: Tele-media conference When: Wednesday, March 1 at 10:30 a.m. Where: Call 712-432-1500, access code is 529122# Lynchburg, Va. ­— Virginia Organizing will hold a tele-media co ...

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Group holds rally in Fredericksburg to show support for Obamacare

Group holds rally in Fredericksburg to show support for Obamacare

Spotsylvania County resident Laurie Haller pushed her daughter’s wheelchair among about 70 protesters Saturday afternoon in downtown Fredericksburg. She carried a poster that read ...

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Statewide Power Analysis

Statewide Power Analysis

Today, leaders from across the state came together in Harrisonburg for our Statewide Power Analysis. We took a break from workshops to stand in solidarity with the People's Climat ...

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Help End Mass Incarceration

Help End Mass Incarceration

Today, Virginia Organizing participated in the National Day of Empathy as part of the #cut50 campaign to reduce mass incarceration by 50 percent. The research shows school suspens ...

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Take Action to Stop School-to-Prison Pipeline

Take Action to Stop School-to-Prison Pipeline

For the past two years, Virginia Organizing Chapters from Fredericksburg to Lynchburg and Christiansburg to Portsmouth have been working locally to stop the school-to-prison pipel ...

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Editorial: A Better Choice for Student Discipline

Editorial: A Better Choice for Student Discipline

Published in the Free Lance-Star THE REPORT presented a disconcerting situation. Virginia, more than any other state, turns students with disciplinary issues in school over to pol ...

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Grassroots Group and Spotsylvania Schools Make Progress on Discipline

Grassroots Group and Spotsylvania Schools Make Progress on Discipline

About a year ago, Spotsylvania County resident Bryn Pavek saw a startling headline. Virginia, she found, led the nation with the highest number of student referrals to police. A r ...

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Letter: Spotsylvania Schools Take an Important Step

Letter: Spotsylvania Schools Take an Important Step

Published in the Free Lance-Star I would like to thank School Superintendent Scott Baker and Sheriff Roger Harris for their diligence and responsiveness in making progress on redu ...

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Spotsylvania residents speak out against ‘school-to-prison pipeline’

Spotsylvania residents speak out against ‘school-to-prison pipeline’

Published in the Free Lance-Star As a black man, Spotsylvania resident Cliff Vaughn said there are times he feels unwelcome in the community, citing Confederate flags and other ex ...

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