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  • Medicaid Expansion in the News

    Medicaid Expansion in the News

    Dear friends, Last week Virginia Organizing and the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy (VICPP) held nine news conferences around the state, with faith leaders, members of ...

  • Faith Leaders Join Us to Call for Medicaid Expansion

    Faith Leaders Join Us to Call for Medicaid Expansion

    Virginia Organizing and the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy (VICPP) would like to invite you to join us in calling for the General Assembly to expand Medicaid. Startin ...

  • 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 affe ...

  • 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 t ...

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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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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From the Ashes Film Screening in Norfolk

From the Ashes Film Screening in Norfolk

Please join us on Monday, June 12 for a FREE reception and special screening of From the Ashes at Old Dominion University, followed by a Q-and-A with a panel of local experts. Fro ...

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Returning Citizens Voting at Last!

Returning Citizens Voting at Last!

When Raymond Steverson, Jr. first tried to get his voting rights restored many years ago, he found it a very difficult process. After filling out the many forms and getting them n ...

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National study puts timeline on impact of sea-level rise in Maryland and Virginia

National study puts timeline on impact of sea-level rise in Maryland and Virginia

Published by The Washington Post.  On Maryland’s Eastern Shore, rising seawater levels and chronic flooding threaten to disrupt daily life, damage homes and businesses, and swallo ...

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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 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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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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