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The Petersburg Virginia Organizing chapter works on a variety of local, state and national issues. The chapter works on immigration reform and health care reform. Virginia Organiznig Petersburg also works on restoring voting rights for former felons and registers voters locally. The chapter is also engaged in education and outreach around state budget and tax reform.

Virginia Organizing 2016 Annual Report Released

Virginia Organizing 2016 Annual Report Released

The Virginia Organizing 2016 Annual Report is more compact than our past years’ reports, but it is filled with a lot of accomplishments and wins that you helped make happen! You c ...

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All Virginians deserve access to front door

All Virginians deserve access to front door

Published on Sunday, November 22, 2015 in the Richmond Times-Dispatch Editor, Times-Dispatch: Regarding former first lady Roxanne Gilmore’s critique of the plan for a wheelchair r ...

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Virginia Organizing Kicks Off ‘Stand with Women’ Campaign Across Commonwealth

Virginia Organizing Kicks Off ‘Stand with Women’ Campaign Across Commonwealth

Roanoke, Va.—Virginia Organizing kicked off the “Stand with Women” campaign across the Commonwealth with a series of local women’s roundtables in Danville, Waynesboro, Petersburg, ...

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Virginia Organizing and VSU hold walk to raise awareness for indoor farm

Virginia Organizing and VSU hold walk to raise awareness for indoor farm

Published in The Progress-Index PETERSBURG — Citizens are looking to make a healthier change in the city. Children, residents, local officials and VSU staff were seen walking alon ...

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Second Annual ‘Green Walk’ to be Held to Promote Access to Healthy Food in Petersburg

Second Annual ‘Green Walk’ to be Held to Promote Access to Healthy Food in Petersburg

What: 2nd Annual Green Walk When: Saturday, May 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: 453 Harding Street, Petersburg, VA 23803 Petersburg, Va.—Virginia Organizing and Virginia State Un ...

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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

We have some big, big news: 2015 is Virginia Organizing’s 20th anniversary and we will be celebrating all year long! We have some things in the works like a 20-year history book o ...

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Groups to Hold Peace Walk in Downtown Petersburg

Groups to Hold Peace Walk in Downtown Petersburg

For Immediate Release: May 30, 2014What: Petersburg Community Peace Walk When: Saturday, May 31, at 11 a.m. Where: Poplar Lawn Park (corner of S. Sycamore ...

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Council asks administration to examine bus routes

Council asks administration to examine bus routes

By F. M. Wigginshttp://m.progress-index.com/news/council-asks-administration-to-examine-bus-routes-1.1507601PETERSBURG - It may mean changes for the budget, but City Council sent ...

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About the Petersburg Chapter

About the Petersburg Chapter

The Petersburg Virginia Organizing Chapter has worked on a variety of local, state and national issues. The Chapter works on immigration reform and health care reform. Virginia Or ...

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Sandra Cook on the Debt Ceiling: We Will Not Quietly Submit

Sandra Cook on the Debt Ceiling: We Will Not Quietly Submit

Frustrated. Furious. Fed up. I don’t know about you, but I am disgusted about what is going on in Washington with the debt ceiling. Like most Americans, I have followed ...

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