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Organizing 101 Workshop in Pulaski County

Organizing 101 Workshop in Pulaski County

On July 3, nearly 40 community members from Pulaski County and surrounding areas came together to participate in an Organizing 101 workshop facilitated by Virginia Organizing. Par ...

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Grassroots Gathering Registration Open!

Grassroots Gathering Registration Open!

Click here to register for the Grassroots Gathering. Health care. Immigrant rights. Disrupting the school-to-prison pipeline. These are only a few of the issues Virginia Organizin ...

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Governor McAuliffe Signs Legislation, Announces Updated Resources Promoting Alternatives to School Suspensions

Governor McAuliffe Signs Legislation, Announces Updated Resources Promoting Alternatives to School Suspensions

On Friday, Governor McAuliffe signed legislation directing the Board of Education to develop best practice alternatives to school suspensions. The legislation aligns with the Gove ...

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Gov. McAuliffe Signs Bills to Disrupt the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Gov. McAuliffe Signs Bills to Disrupt the School-to-Prison Pipeline

Sixteen Virginia Organizing members attend a bill signing in Richmond today. Governor Terry McAuliffe signed two bills supporting his "Classrooms not Courtrooms" initiative. In ad ...

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About the New River Valley Chapter

About the New River Valley Chapter

The New River Valley Chapter has been focused on chapter planning meetings and developing the first Virginia Organizing Chapter in the area. We've held workshops for leaders to de ...

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Tamara Cherry-Clarke: May 2017 Leader of the Month

Tamara Cherry-Clarke: May 2017 Leader of the Month

In May 2016, Tamara Cherry-Clark attended a school-to-prison pipeline community meeting with a friend from work. In the year since that first meeting, Tamara has become a leader i ...

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Christiansburg: Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care

Christiansburg: Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care

What: Public demonstration to support the Affordable Care Act When: Thursday, February 9 at 12 p.m. Where: Downtown Christiansburg (1 East Main Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073, a ...

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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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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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Virginia Organizing Takes Action Across the State on Health Care

Virginia Organizing Takes Action Across the State on Health Care

In our December 2016 newsletter, we wrote about how important it was to protect, improve, and expand health care coverage for all people. Since then, Congress has taken steps to m ...

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