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Virginia Organizing Challenges Number of School Suspensions

Virginia Organizing Challenges Number of School Suspensions

In the past two years, Virginia Organizing Chapters have worked to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline that has sent so many students unjustly into the juvenile justice system. ...

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Virginia Organizing to Hold ‘Day of Empathy’ Media Call

Virginia Organizing to Hold ‘Day of Empathy’ Media Call

What: Tele-media conference When: Wednesday, March 1 at 10:30 a.m. Where: Call 712-432-1500, access code is 529122# Lynchburg, Va. ­— Virginia Organizing will hold a tele-media co ...

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Virginia Organizing is Calling for Senators to Stop the AHCA

Virginia Organizing is Calling for Senators to Stop the AHCA

  Richmond, Va.—All across the state Virginians have been contacting their U.S. Senators, Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, to ask that they stop the American Health Care Act (AHCA) ...

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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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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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Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care for All People

Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care for All People

What: Public rally to support the Affordable Care Act When: Saturday, February 4, 12 p.m. Where: Peebles parking lot (25342 Lankford Hwy, Onley, VA 23418, across from future hospi ...

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Va. Shore Rally Planned to Support Obamacare

Va. Shore Rally Planned to Support Obamacare

A group is organizing a rally in Accomack County this weekend in support of the Affordable Care Act. The event will be held near the site of the new Riverside Shore Memorial Hospi ...

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Take Action to Stop School-to-Prison Pipeline

Take Action to Stop School-to-Prison Pipeline

For the past two years, Virginia Organizing Chapters from Fredericksburg to Lynchburg and Christiansburg to Portsmouth have been working locally to stop the school-to-prison pipel ...

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Parents, Educators Fight Back Against Rising Suspension Numbers

Parents, Educators Fight Back Against Rising Suspension Numbers

To watch the original video, visit WAVY. HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — More than 20,000 students across Hampton Roads received suspensions last school year, according to data obtain ...

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Norfolk: Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care for All People

Norfolk: Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care for All People

What: Public demonstration to support the Affordable Care Act When: Thursday, January 12 at 12 noon Where: U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s Norfolk Office (101 West Main Street, Norfolk ...

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