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

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

What: Public demonstration in support of the Affordable Care Act When: Tuesday, January 3 at 12 noon Where: "Virginia Beach Fountain" near Senator Tim Kaine's office on Central an ...

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My Virginia Organizing Story

My Virginia Organizing Story

I know you don’t know me very well, but I’d like to share a little about my personal journey with Virginia Organizing and ask for your support as we continue building power and cr ...

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Stategic Planning and Action Weekend

Stategic Planning and Action Weekend

Virginia Organizing had a weekend with people moving to action and learning new strategies across the state. In Blacksburg, about 60 people came out to an intensive 16 hour commun ...

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Portsmouth Area Groups Join Forces to Support Displaced Residents of Swanson Homes

Portsmouth Area Groups Join Forces to Support Displaced Residents of Swanson Homes

What: Toy and coat drive and discussion with residents to offer support When: Saturday, December 17 at 1 p.m. Where: Swanson Homes (1746 South Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704) Portsm ...

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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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Al Willis: November 2016 Leader of the Month

Al Willis: November 2016 Leader of the Month

Al Willis first learned about Virginia Organizing through his church, and he's been a leader in the organizing drive on the Eastern Shore ever since. “I want to help people empowe ...

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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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Virginia Organizing to Hold Media Conference to Call on Portsmouth School Board to Reduce Suspensions

Virginia Organizing to Hold Media Conference to Call on Portsmouth School Board to Reduce Suspensions

What: Media conference with Portsmouth parents and community leaders to call on the Portsmouth School Board to take action to reduce suspensions When: Thursday, October 20 at 6 p. ...

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Virginia Organizing Joins Governor Terry McAuliffe in Portsmouth

Virginia Organizing Joins Governor Terry McAuliffe in Portsmouth

On Monday, September 12, 2016, Virginia Organizing South Hampton Roads Chapter leader Shelia Carter had the honor of introducing Governor Terry McAuliffe at a large voter outreach ...

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Virginia Organizing Takes Action Across the State on Health Care

Virginia Organizing Takes Action Across the State on Health Care

In our December 2016 newsletter, we wrote about how important it was to protect, improve, and expand health care coverage for all people. Since then, Congress has taken steps to m ...

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