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Virginia Organizing Celebrates Senate Passage of Inflation Reduction Act, Calls for Vigilance Against Backward Drilling and Pipeline Policies

Virginia Organizing Celebrates Senate Passage of Inflation Reduction Act, Calls for Vigilance Against Backward Drilling and Pipeline Policies

Richmond, Va. — After the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) in the U.S. Senate, Virginia Organizing Chairperson Ladelle McWhorter released the following statement: “At Virginia Or ...

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Karen Valdez | Harrisonburg/ Rockingham County Organizer

Karen Valdez | Harrisonburg/ Rockingham County Organizer

Karen became the Harrisonburg/Rockingham Organizer in the summer of 2022. Before that she had lived in Rockingham County for 13 years. Karen comes from a Hispanic/Latino household, has four sisters, a ...

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Ways to help flood victims in Kentucky and Southwest Virginia

Ways to help flood victims in Kentucky and Southwest Virginia

I live in Wise County. My family and my home are ok, but many of my neighbors have been hit by the flooding, and folks in Eastern Kentucky have been hit even harder. Small, local mutual aid groups hav ...

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Virginia Organizing Calls for Congress to Pass Inflation Reduction Act on 57th Anniversary of Medicaid/Medicare

Virginia Organizing Calls for Congress to Pass Inflation Reduction Act on 57th Anniversary of Medicaid/Medicare

Priorities include spending on climate, lower drug prices, tax enforcement Richmond, Va.—In response to news that the Inflation Reduction Act may pass the Senate, Virginia Organizing issued the follow ...

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Black Women and Health Care in Virginia

Black Women and Health Care in Virginia

Photo credit: Billy Schuerman/The Virginian-Pilot/TNS Barbara Jefferson Harris, a leader in the Norfolk Chapter and Virginia Organizing's State Governing Board treasurer, courageously told her story t ...

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Terran Young | Wise County Organizer

Terran Young | Wise County Organizer

Terran became the Wise County Organizer in 2022. She spent her early childhood in Wise County, moved to Middletown, Ohio, and then returned home as a young adult after college. She took her first posi ...

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Featured Partner | Dreamers’ Mothers in Action

Featured Partner | Dreamers’ Mothers in Action

What would you be willing to do to get the attention of the most powerful people on the planet? How far would you be willing to go to stand up for your friends, family, and community? How much are you ...

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Climate calls us to action

Climate calls us to action

I recently joined the staff of Virginia Organizing in a new position as the Climate Equity Policy Fellow. I hope to work with members statewide to lift up the issue of the climate crisis and how to ad ...

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Rachel Hefner | Richmond Area Organizer

Rachel Hefner | Richmond Area Organizer

Rachel Hefner became the Richmond Organizer in 2022. She grew up in Greensboro, North Carolina and went to Meredith College where she studied social work and Spanish. While she was still an undergradu ...

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Virginia Organizing will hold demonstration Thursday to call on Congress to tax billionaires

Virginia Organizing will hold demonstration Thursday to call on Congress to tax billionaires

Chapter leaders to urge Congress to tax billionaires, protect democracy in federal legislative package  What: Demonstration with local speakers When: Thursday, July 14 at 9 a.m. Where: ...

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