Letter: Relief Funds Now!
State Governing Board member Lily Hungarland was recently published in the News & Advance making a strong case for Congress to send more relief funds to communities. She calls ...Read More »
Lynchburg Chapter calls for SROs to be removed from city schools
On July 7, Pastor Reason Chandler and other leaders in the Lynchburg Chapter submitted comments to the Lynchburg School Board to ask that the schools eliminate the position of sch ...Read More »
Relief for All Virginians: Sign On Letter to Members of Congress
More than 140 current and former public officials from every region of Virginia have signed this letter to our Congressional delegation. Dear Members of the Virginia Congressional ...Read More »
Lynchburg Wins its School Volunteer and Non-Discrimination Campaigns!
Since November 2018, the Lynchburg Chapter has been attending the Lynchburg City School Board meetings every month in order to urge them to change their restrictive volunteer poli ...Read More »
Lynchburg Schools, Be More Inclusive!
We're glad the Lynchburg News & Advance editorial board agrees. We want to see the city school board make these policy changes immediately. From the editorial: "With an incarc ...Read More »
Lynchburg City Schools considering allowing volunteers with felony records
From the article on WFXR by Santiago Melli-Huber: "The Lynchburg City School Board is considering a change to its volunteer policy that would allow people with a felony on their r ...Read More »
Lynchburg Campaigns Move Forward
Slow motion gay pride flag blowing in the wind. The Lynchburg Chapter has been working on two campaigns in the last year. They want the school board to create a process to allow p ...Read More »
Lynchburg Chapter DACA Prayer Vigil
About 30 people gathered for a prayer vigil to protect Dreamers on Saturday afternoon at Jackson Street United Methodist Church. by Emily Elconin The Lynchburg Chapter held a pray ...Read More »
Prayer Vigil to Protect Dreamers
Virginia Organizing and partner organizations will hold a Prayer Vigil to Protect Dreamers on Saturday, November 9 at 1 pm at the Jackson Street United Me ...Read More »
News & Advance: Equity Task Force Champions School Volunteer Reform
Photo by Jay Westcott/News & Advance Rachel Mahoney of the Lynchburg News & Advance reports that the Equity Task Force of the Lynchburg Public Schools supports Virginia Or ...Read More »