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Virginia Organizing has identified access to health care as one of the major issues facing its members and other residents in their communities. We continue to work on improving access to quality, affordable health care for all Virginians.

Over the last two years, we have been part the largest health care campaign in the country, Health Care for America Now. We joined with hundreds of organizations nationwide to fight for affordable, accessible health care for all Americans.

Virginia Organizing strongly supports the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) and has made a major commitment to educate the public about its benefits.

The Affordable Care Act, passed by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010, gives Virginians better health security by putting in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that hold insurance companies accountable, lower health care costs, guarantee more choice, and enhance the quality of care for all Americans.

Already, the people of Virginia are seeing the new benefits and protections of the law. We are working to make sure that the law is implemented in a way that will provide care for the uninsured and take into account the needs of health care consumers.

Virginia Organizing Calls on Rep. Goodlatte to Protect Health Care

Virginia Organizing Calls on Rep. Goodlatte to Protect Health Care

What: Public demonstration in support of the Affordable Care Act When: Saturday, February 25 at 12 p.m. Where: Court Square, Harrisonburg, Va. Harrisonburg, Va.—The Harrisonburg C ...

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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 to Congress: Don’t Break Our Hearts

Virginia Organizing to Congress: Don’t Break Our Hearts

What: Public demonstrations to support the Affordable Care Act When: Tuesday, February 14 Rally: 12 p.m. Candlelight Vigil: 5:30 p.m. Where: Rally: U.S. Representative Tom Garrett ...

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Group holds rally in Fredericksburg to show support for Obamacare

Group holds rally in Fredericksburg to show support for Obamacare

Spotsylvania County resident Laurie Haller pushed her daughter’s wheelchair among about 70 protesters Saturday afternoon in downtown Fredericksburg. She carried a poster that read ...

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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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Christiansburg: Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care

Christiansburg: Virginia Organizing to Hold Demonstration to Support Health Care

What: Public demonstration to support the Affordable Care Act When: Thursday, February 9 at 12 p.m. Where: Downtown Christiansburg (1 East Main Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073, a ...

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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 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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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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