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Soul Edges Blog posts, “The Divided Table: Sitting Down with Family this Holiday Season”

Soul Edges Blog posts, “The Divided Table: Sitting Down with Family this Holiday Season”

Our own Director of Organizing, Brian Johns, discusses the benefits of talking with friends and family about subjects like racism at Thanksgiving with Amanda Hendler-Voss, author ...

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Trans Day of Remembrance

Trans Day of Remembrance

Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, when we honor the lives of those who have been killed in violence against transgender people. We also ask you to take action to protect the righ ...

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Jay Johnson: “We Won’t Give Up”

Jay Johnson: “We Won’t Give Up”

At the Grassroots Gathering, Jay Johnson reminded us that we have been through a lot of governors, legislators, and other elected officials over the past 22 years. We didn't give ...

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VIDEO: Virginia Organizing’s Roots in Southwest

VIDEO: Virginia Organizing’s Roots in Southwest

At the Grassroots Gathering, Denise Smith—a member of the original organizing committee—shared stories of Virginia Organizing's roots in Southwest Virginia and the importance of d ...

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Deaf Sensitivity Training Video for Police Officers

Deaf Sensitivity Training Video for Police Officers

https://youtu.be/l9aNpMRHH2c ...

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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 aff ...

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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 ...

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