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Letter: Relief Funds Now!

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 ...

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Lynchburg Chapter calls for SROs to be removed from city schools

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 ...

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Relief for All Virginians: Sign On Letter to Members of Congress

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 ...

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Lynchburg Wins its School Volunteer and Non-Discrimination Campaigns!

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 ...

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Lynchburg Schools, Be More Inclusive!

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 ...

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Lynchburg City Schools considering allowing volunteers with felony records

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 ...

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Lynchburg Campaigns Move Forward

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 ...

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Lynchburg Chapter DACA Prayer Vigil

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 ...

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Prayer Vigil to Protect Dreamers

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 ...

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