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The Washington County Virginia Organizing Chapter is currently working on open government and accountability as well as sustainability issues.

The Lee County Chapter is one of Virginia Organizing’s oldest chapters. The chapter meets monthly at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Jonesville.  Lee County Virginia Organizing is Currently working on Regional Drug Court Campaign with a coalition from Lee/Scott/Wise Counties and the city of Norton.  We’re also working on education funding locally, and on statewide health care reform work.

Jill Carson: January/February 2017 Leader of the Month

Jill Carson: January/February 2017 Leader of the Month

Jill Carson, a leader in the Lee County Chapter, was a founding member of Virginia Organizing Project’s original Organizing Committee back in 1995. Since then, Jill has stayed foc ...

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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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Virginia Organizing Appears on NBC Nightly News

Virginia Organizing Appears on NBC Nightly News

NBC Nightly News did a segment this weekend on people across the country speaking out to protect health care. Virginia Organizing leader Matt Skeens of Wise was at our Abingdon ra ...

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Virginia Organizing 2016 Annual Report Released

Virginia Organizing 2016 Annual Report Released

The Virginia Organizing 2016 Annual Report is more compact than our past years’ reports, but it is filled with a lot of accomplishments and wins that you helped make happen! You c ...

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Abingdon: Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care

Abingdon: Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care

What: Public rally to support the Affordable Care Act When: Thursday, February 9 at 4 p.m. Where:  In front of U.S. Representative Morgan Griffith’s Abingdon office (323 W. Main S ...

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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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Virginia Organizing Grassroots Gathering 2016

Virginia Organizing Grassroots Gathering 2016

Virginians from Harrisonburg to Southwest Virginia to South Hampton Roads and everywhere in between gathered September 16-18 at Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Center to celebrate accompl ...

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Grassroots Gathering 2016: Brief Recap

Grassroots Gathering 2016: Brief Recap

Over the weekend of September 16-18, Virginia Organizing leaders gathered at Smith Mountain Lake to discuss important issues facing Virginians this year like education justice, en ...

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Groups Meet to Discuss Economic Future of Washington County and Abingdon

Groups Meet to Discuss Economic Future of Washington County and Abingdon

Published by the Bristol Herald Courier ABINGDON, Va. — Several local citizens groups gathered Monday night for the first of four meeting to discuss the economic future of Washing ...

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Washington County Chapter of Virginia Organizing and Other Local Groups Organize Economic Discussion Series

Washington County Chapter of Virginia Organizing and Other Local Groups Organize Economic Discussion Series

What: Economic Development Discussion Series When: Monday, September 12 at 6 p.m. Where: EB Stanley Middle School, Cafeteria (297 Stanley Street, Abingdon, VA 24210) Abingdon, Va. ...

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