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Eric Olson-Getty: September/October 2017 Leader of the Month

Eric Olson-Getty: September/October 2017 Leader of the Month

Eric Olson-Getty came to Virginia from North Carolina in 2014. He moved for a new church—his wife is a pastor of a Mennonite congregation—but got to Harrisonburg looking for a new ...

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Powerful Experience at Grassroots Gathering 2017

Powerful Experience at Grassroots Gathering 2017

We had a full house at this year's Grassroots Gathering. Leaders and supporters from all parts of Virginia came together to make change for the better in our state. Members of aff ...

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Become a voter: REGISTER TODAY!

Become a voter: REGISTER TODAY!

At the Grassroots Gathering, we heard from returning citizens about restoration of rights, learned how to register new voters, and even saw someone register to vote for the first ...

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Virginia Organizing to Join “DEFEND DACA/PROTECT TPS” Week of Action Against the Repeal of Immigration Programs

Virginia Organizing to Join “DEFEND DACA/PROTECT TPS” Week of Action Against the Repeal of Immigration Programs

What: Public demonstration in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) Immigration Programs. When: Wednesday, August 30 at 6 p ...

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About the Harrisonburg/Rockingham County Chapter

About the Harrisonburg/Rockingham County Chapter

The Harrisonburg/Rockingham County Virginia Organizing Chapter has been working on immigration reform issues including opposing anti-immigrant policies in the Virginia General Ass ...

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2017 Mid-Year Report Now Online!

2017 Mid-Year Report Now Online!

Click here for a downloadable PDF version of our mid-year report to see more photos and accomplishments!   Virginia Organizing could not do our work without your support, and ...

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Protests Against Pending Deportation in Harrisonburg

Protests Against Pending Deportation in Harrisonburg

Published by WMRA. On Monday more than 75 people in Harrisonburg rallied outside the Department of Homeland Security office on Neff Avenue against a pending deportation. WMRA’s Ch ...

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Isabel Castillo Receives National Award from Sojourners Faith in Action

Isabel Castillo Receives National Award from Sojourners Faith in Action

Washington, D.C. —Harrisonburg resident Isabel Castillo, Shenandoah Valley Organizer for Virginia Organizing, was recognized as a “Movement Honoree” on June 22 by Sojourners Faith ...

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Block Party Celebrates Community in the Face of Indignity

Block Party Celebrates Community in the Face of Indignity

What: Block Party for Dignity, a celebration of the power of community and solidarity in the aftermath of three recent incidents involving Immigration and Customs Enforcement, loc ...

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Press Conference at Local Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office for the Deportation of Local Harrisonburg

Press Conference at Local Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office for the Deportation of Local Harrisonburg

What: Media conference on deportation case over a piece of firewood When: Monday, May 15, 2017 — 3:30 p.m. Where: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office, 263 Neff Ave., Harris ...

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