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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 ...

  • 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 Climate ...

  • Second chances

    Second chances

    Richmond City Council’s decision to “ban the box” has helped hundreds of people with criminal records gain a second chance at employment in city jobs during the past four years. Fi ...

  • McWhorter: Renewables would bring more jobs

    McWhorter: Renewables would bring more jobs

    Published in The Roanoke Times on August 3, 2016 Re: "Marching on Richmond," July 19 editorial: In that piece, you asked those in support of environmental justice to think about ho ...

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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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 ...

Read More »
Second chances

Second chances

Richmond City Council’s decision to “ban the box” has helped hundreds of people with criminal records gain a second chance at employment in city jobs during the past four years. F ...

Read More »
McWhorter: Renewables would bring more jobs

McWhorter: Renewables would bring more jobs

Published in The Roanoke Times on August 3, 2016 Re: "Marching on Richmond," July 19 editorial: In that piece, you asked those in support of environmental justice to think about h ...

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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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Richmond Chapter of Virginia Organizing to Hold Listening Session for Area Bus Riders

Richmond Chapter of Virginia Organizing to Hold Listening Session for Area Bus Riders

What: Listening session for Richmond-area bus riders When: Thursday, August 13, from noon to 6:00 p.m. Where: University of Richmond Downtown (626 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA, 2321 ...

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New BRT must work for everyone

New BRT must work for everyone

Published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Editor, Times-Dispatch: As a bus rider, I was excited to hear about the city’s new Bus Rapid Transit plan. I think the city has the right ...

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Virginia Organizing Applauds Governor McAuliffe’s Decision to Remove Barrier of Court Costs and Fees as Condition of Restoration of Civil Rights

Virginia Organizing Applauds Governor McAuliffe’s Decision to Remove Barrier of Court Costs and Fees as Condition of Restoration of Civil Rights

Virginia Organizing leaders were present as Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that formerly incarcerated individuals will no longer need to satisfy all court costs ...

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Richmond: Virginia Organizing to Celebrate 5th Anniversary of Affordable Care Act

Richmond: Virginia Organizing to Celebrate 5th Anniversary of Affordable Care Act

What: Affordable Care Act 5th Anniversary Celebration When: Monday, March 23 at 5 p.m. Where: Federal Courthouse (701 E Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219) Richmond, Va.—The Richmon ...

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Up From Debt: Debra’s Story

Up From Debt: Debra’s Story

Virginia Organizing participated in The Alliance for a Just Society's Up From Debt conference in March. Debra Grant shared her story (watch below). Have you ever been trapped in a ...

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