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  • Success with Augusta Health!

    Success with Augusta Health!

    Three years ago this month Rita Wertman faced a terrifying crisis. Rita had been brought to the emergency room of Augusta Health Hospital for chest pain, but because she is deaf, s ...

  • 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 ...

  • About the SAW Chapter

    About the SAW Chapter

    The Staunton/Augusta/Waynesboro Chapter has been active in promoting the Affordable Care Act and towards the Expansion of Medicaid and closing the coverage gap. The chapter has org ...

  • 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 ...

Success with Augusta Health!

Success with Augusta Health!

Three years ago this month Rita Wertman faced a terrifying crisis. Rita had been brought to the emergency room of Augusta Health Hospital for chest pain, but because she is deaf, ...

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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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About the SAW Chapter

About the SAW Chapter

The Staunton/Augusta/Waynesboro Chapter has been active in promoting the Affordable Care Act and towards the Expansion of Medicaid and closing the coverage gap. The chapter has or ...

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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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Why Should Deaf People Vote?

Why Should Deaf People Vote?

From Rooted in Rights. ...

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Gallaudet U. Police Chief Trains Virginia Police Recruits on Communicating With Deaf People

Gallaudet U. Police Chief Trains Virginia Police Recruits on Communicating With Deaf People

Published by NBC Washington. Police recruits in Fairfax County, Virginia, received valuable training for communicating with people who are deaf or have partial hearing loss. Galla ...

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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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Virginia Organizing Calls on Rep. Goodlatte to Protect Health Care

Virginia Organizing Calls on Rep. Goodlatte to Protect Health Care

What: Public demonstration in support of the Affordable Care Act When: Saturday, February 25 at 12 p.m. Where: Court Square, Harrisonburg, Va. Harrisonburg, Va.—The Harrisonburg C ...

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Fight for Your Rights as a Patient

Fight for Your Rights as a Patient

This letter was published in The Nelson County Times. My wife Peggy and I are deaf and need sign language interpreters whenever we have important doctor appointments. My wife had ...

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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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