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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 ...

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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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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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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