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Isabel Castillo Receives National Award from Sojourners Faith in Action

Isabel Castillo Receives National Award from Sojourners Faith in Action

Washington, D.C. —Harrisonburg resident Isabel Castillo, Shenandoah Valley Organizer for Virginia Organizing, was recognized as a “Movement Honoree” on June 22 by Sojourners Faith in Action at the 2017 Healing and Resistance Summit in Washington, D.C ...

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Virginia Organizing Holds Rally to Call on U.S. Senators to Protect Health Care and Stop Budget Cuts

Virginia Organizing Holds Rally to Call on U.S. Senators to Protect Health Care and Stop Budget Cuts

Charlottesville, Va.—Virginia Organizing held a rally at the corner of McIntire Road and Preston Avenue on Tuesday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. to call on our U.S. Senators, Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, to protect health care and to stop the proposed federal ...

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Virginia Organizing to Hold Rally to Call on U.S. Senators to Protect Health Care and Stop Budget Cuts

Virginia Organizing to Hold Rally to Call on U.S. Senators to Protect Health Care and Stop Budget Cuts

What: Rally to call on U.S. Senators to protect health care and stop federal budget cuts When: Tuesday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. Where: Corner of McIntire Road and Preston Avenue Speakers: A variety of speakers who are directly affected by the proposed c ...

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Virginia Organizing to Hold “Protect Our Care” Forum in Martinsville

Virginia Organizing to Hold “Protect Our Care” Forum in Martinsville

What: Community forum to support the Affordable Care Act When: Wednesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. Where: Grace Presbyterian Church (218 Fayette St., Martinsville, VA 24112) Martinsville, Va. — Virginia Organizing will hold a “Protect Our Care” community fo ...

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Virginia Organizing to Hold Media Conference to Call on School Board to Meet with Community Groups

Virginia Organizing to Hold Media Conference to Call on School Board to Meet with Community Groups

What: Media conference with Lynchburg parents and community leaders to call on the Lynchburg School Board to meet with Virginia Organizing and other community groups When: Tuesday, June 6 at 5 p.m. Where: Lynchburg School Administration Building (915 ...

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We’re Telling Congress: Make Loan Sharks Follow the Rules

We’re Telling Congress: Make Loan Sharks Follow the Rules

Richmond, Va.—“The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) was created to stop payday, car title, and other high interest, debt trap lenders from abusing working people,” said Ladelle McWhorter, chairperson of Virginia Organizing. “Now the House ...

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Block Party Celebrates Community in the Face of Indignity

Block Party Celebrates Community in the Face of Indignity

What: Block Party for Dignity, a celebration of the power of community and solidarity in the aftermath of three recent incidents involving Immigration and Customs Enforcement, local law enforcement and unknown white supremacists. When: Saturday, June ...

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Press Conference at Local Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office for the Deportation of Local Harrisonburg

Press Conference at Local Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office for the Deportation of Local Harrisonburg

What: Media conference on deportation case over a piece of firewood When: Monday, May 15, 2017 — 3:30 p.m. Where: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office, 263 Neff Ave., Harrisonburg, VA 22801 Harrisonburg, Va. — Virginia Organizing is holding a m ...

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Virginia Organizing is Calling for Senators to Stop the AHCA

Virginia Organizing is Calling for Senators to Stop the AHCA

  Richmond, Va.—All across the state Virginians have been contacting their U.S. Senators, Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, to ask that they stop the American Health Care Act (AHCA). At Virginia Organizing’s meetings and events across the commonwealth, ...

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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 Chapter of Virginia Organizing will hold a public demonstration to call ...

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Virginia Organizing to Hold ‘Day of Empathy’ Media Call

Virginia Organizing to Hold ‘Day of Empathy’ Media Call

What: Tele-media conference When: Wednesday, March 1 at 10:30 a.m. Where: Call 712-432-1500, access code is 529122# Lynchburg, Va. ­— Virginia Organizing will hold a tele-media conference on Wednesday, March 1 at 10:30 a.m. as part of the national Da ...

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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’s Danville office (308 Craghead Street, Danville, VA 24541) Candleligh ...

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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, at the corner of South Franklin Street and East Main Street) Christiansb ...

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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 St.) at the corner of Main St. and Russell Rd. Abingdon, Va.— Virginia O ...

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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 hospital site) Onley, Va.— Virginia Organizing in Eastern Shore will hold a ...

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