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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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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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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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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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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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