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Expand Medicaid to Help Treat Opioid Addiction

Expand Medicaid to Help Treat Opioid Addiction

Virginia Organizing supporter Eric Blevins in Marion, Virginia writes in the Richmond Times Dispatch about his journey to recovery from a substance use disorder. He argues that Medicaid Expansion woul ...

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South Hampton Roads Chapter Leaders Visit General Assembly

South Hampton Roads Chapter Leaders Visit General Assembly

Leaders from the South Hampton Roads Chapter visited their legislators in the General Assembly in January. Every chapter will make these visits to advocate for our four top priorities: Medicaid Expans ...

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Solar Power and 50,000 New Jobs in Virginia

Solar Power and 50,000 New Jobs in Virginia

Research by the Solar Foundation demonstrates that solar power can create more jobs than all other forms of electricity generation combined. Residential solar will produce the most job growth of all. ...

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Fredericksburg Affordable Housing Forum

Fredericksburg Affordable Housing Forum

After the Fredericksburg Chapter completed its successful campaign to disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline, they began a process of discernment about what to do next. What did they want to see change ...

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Absentee Voting Underway for the November General Election

Absentee Voting Underway for the November General Election

Richmond, Va. – Absentee voting for the November 7, 2017 General Election is successfully underway in the Commonwealth. Qualified Virginia voters may now vote absentee in-person at their local voter r ...

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My Daughter was also in the School-to-Prison Pipeline

My Daughter was also in the School-to-Prison Pipeline

I started trying to get my daughter the help she needed when she was still in elementary school. She didn’t pass the SOLs, even after we hired a tutor for her. I initiated a child study from her schoo ...

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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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My Daughter was in the School-to-Prison Pipeline

My Daughter was in the School-to-Prison Pipeline

When my daughter’s 6th grade teacher called to tell me she had been caught looking at a cell phone in class, she had already given her an in-school suspension. The teacher said her behavior had been a ...

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New Rip Off Clause Rule

New Rip Off Clause Rule

On July 10, 2017, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a new rule to ban companies from using mandatory arbitration clauses to deny groups of people their day in court. We're call ...

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