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Powerful Experience at Grassroots Gathering 2017

Powerful Experience at Grassroots Gathering 2017

We had a full house at this year's Grassroots Gathering. Leaders and supporters from all parts of Virginia came together to make change for the better in our state. Members of aff ...

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Become a voter: REGISTER TODAY!

Become a voter: REGISTER TODAY!

At the Grassroots Gathering, we heard from returning citizens about restoration of rights, learned how to register new voters, and even saw someone register to vote for the first ...

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Virginia Organizing Calls on Congress to Reject Massive Cuts to Health Care

Virginia Organizing Calls on Congress to Reject Massive Cuts to Health Care

Richmond, Va.—Virginia Organizing joined hundreds of community groups around the country today in a national day of action to protect health care funding. Health Care for America ...

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South Hampton Roads and Staunton/Augusta/Waynesboro Chapters of Virginia Organizing Protest Cuts to Education and Health Care

South Hampton Roads and Staunton/Augusta/Waynesboro Chapters of Virginia Organizing Protest Cuts to Education and Health Care

What: Rallies to Protect Funding of Public Education and Health Care When: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. (Staunton) and 5:00 p.m. (Norfolk) Where: Outside Bob Goodlat ...

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About the South Hampton Roads Chapter

About the South Hampton Roads Chapter

Community leaders established the South Hampton Roads Chapter of Virginia Organizing in 2009. The chapter has won protections for residents of a mobile home park, passed zoning re ...

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Trump’s Executive Order Will Make America Flood Again (and Again and Again)

Trump’s Executive Order Will Make America Flood Again (and Again and Again)

Published by Union of Concerned Scientists. On August 15, Trump signed an executive order, repealing an Obama-era executive order that updated the Federal Flood Risk Management St ...

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Flood of Voices: Fighting Climate Change in Norfolk

Flood of Voices: Fighting Climate Change in Norfolk

At the July 27 Flood of Voices event in Norfolk, South Hampton Roads Chapter leader Peggy Stamoulis shared how sea level rise affects her life and invited others to share their st ...

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Virginia Organizing Participates in National Day of Action to Protect Medicaid

Virginia Organizing Participates in National Day of Action to Protect Medicaid

Charlottesville, Va.—As members of Congress return home for the August recess, Virginia Organizing held a media tele-conference on Wednesday, August 9 featuring seniors and advoca ...

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Norfolk family says when it rains, it floods to the point they can’t leave the house

Norfolk family says when it rains, it floods to the point they can’t leave the house

  Published by WKTR (video available) NORFOLK, Va. - The Treadways are treading through water almost every time it rains, just to get in and out of their home. Even if it's j ...

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Virginia Organizing to Participate in National Day of Action to Protect Medicaid

Virginia Organizing to Participate in National Day of Action to Protect Medicaid

DAY OF ACTION URGES LAWMAKERS TO CARE MORE ABOUT SENIORS, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, AND CAREGIVERS THAN TAX BREAKS FOR MILLIONAIRES What: Tele-media conference When: Wednesday, Au ...

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