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About the New River Valley Chapter

About the New River Valley Chapter

The New River Valley Chapter became one of Virginia Organizing's newest chapters in April 2017. The chapter has been focused on a local campaign to disrupt the school-to-prison pi ...

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My Son was in the School-to-Prison Pipeline

My Son was in the School-to-Prison Pipeline

The Assistant Principal of my son’s school called to tell me and my husband that our son had received a three-day out-of-school suspension for fighting. They told me he had starte ...

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On expanding Medicaid: “Virginia’s money needs to stay in Virginia”

On expanding Medicaid: “Virginia’s money needs to stay in Virginia”

Published on The View From Peak's Knob. One of my hardworking colleagues just found out that her family’s health insurance premiums are about to go from about $250 to $1200 a mont ...

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Faith Leaders Join Us to Call for Medicaid Expansion

Faith Leaders Join Us to Call for Medicaid Expansion

Virginia Organizing and the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy (VICPP) would like to invite you to join us in calling for the General Assembly to expand Medicaid. Starti ...

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Medicaid Expansion in the News

Medicaid Expansion in the News

Dear friends, Last week Virginia Organizing and the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy (VICPP) held nine news conferences around the state, with faith leaders, members o ...

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Virginia Organizing and VICPP Hold Eleven Media Conferences to Call for Medicaid Expansion

Virginia Organizing and VICPP Hold Eleven Media Conferences to Call for Medicaid Expansion

What: Eleven Media Conferences around Virginia calling for legislators to expand Medicaid, presented by Virginia Organizing and the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy Wh ...

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NRV Chapter Calls on School Board to Fight Racism

NRV Chapter Calls on School Board to Fight Racism

On August 15, leaders and supporters from the New River Valley Chapter of Virginia Organizing attended the Montgomery County School Board's regular meeting to ask for a public sta ...

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Powerful Experience at Grassroots Gathering 2017

Powerful Experience at Grassroots Gathering 2017

We had a full house at this year's Grassroots Gathering. Leaders and supporters from all parts of Virginia came together to make change for the better in our state. Members of aff ...

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Become a voter: REGISTER TODAY!

Become a voter: REGISTER TODAY!

At the Grassroots Gathering, we heard from returning citizens about restoration of rights, learned how to register new voters, and even saw someone register to vote for the first ...

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2017 Mid-Year Report Now Online!

2017 Mid-Year Report Now Online!

Click here for a downloadable PDF version of our mid-year report to see more photos and accomplishments!   Virginia Organizing could not do our work without your support, and ...

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