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Op-ed on COVID, Schools, and Police from Cher Denton of Hampton

Op-ed on COVID, Schools, and Police from Cher Denton of Hampton

After participating in a roundtable the Newport News/Hampton Chapter held with Rep. Bobby Scott, Cher Denton wrote the following op-ed about concerns she still has about federal a ...

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Newport News Chapter Wins Improved Transit for their Region

Newport News Chapter Wins Improved Transit for their Region

After a campaign of more than a year, the Newport News Chapter is celebrating the improved transit they won for their city and Hampton. 15 minute service will now be provided alon ...

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Virginia Organizing to Host Virtual Roundtable with Rep. Bobby Scott to Urge More Robust COVID-19 Relief and Discuss Urgent Health Care Needs

Virginia Organizing to Host Virtual Roundtable with Rep. Bobby Scott to Urge More Robust COVID-19 Relief and Discuss Urgent Health Care Needs

What: Virtual roundtable with Rep. Bobby Scott, patients, and community leaders When: Thursday, August 13 at 6 p.m. Where: Zoom; join by video or phone Norfolk, Va. — ...

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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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General Assembly Visits – Going Strong!

General Assembly Visits – Going Strong!

Several chapters have sent representatives to visit the General Assembly so far this session. Eastern Shore, Shenandoah Valley Chapters, Newport News, and Norfolk went earlier thi ...

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Newport News Transit Action

Newport News Transit Action

Leaders Jackie McIntyre and Jay Johnson Wavy News covered the Newport News Chapter visit to their city council on Tuesday, October 22. To watch video and read the article by Chris ...

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Virginia Organizing to Speak at Newport News City Council Meeting on Improving Public Transportation

Virginia Organizing to Speak at Newport News City Council Meeting on Improving Public Transportation

What: Public comments from speakers who depend on public transportation at City Council meeting When: Tuesday, October 22 at 7 p.m. Where: City Council Chambers behind C ...

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Virginia Organizing to Hold Community Meeting to Improve Public Transportation

Virginia Organizing to Hold Community Meeting to Improve Public Transportation

What: Community Meeting to demand better public transportation services in Newport News When: Saturday, September 14 at 1 p.m.  Where: Huntington Park, ac ...

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Virginia Organizing to Rally Outside Senator Warner’s Office in Norfolk for Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Virginia Organizing to Rally Outside Senator Warner’s Office in Norfolk for Lower Prescription Drug Prices

What: Rally for Congress to Lower Prescription Drug Prices When: Tuesday, August 20 at 12 p.m. (noon) Where: Senator Warner's Norfolk Office at 101 West Main Street, Norfolk, VA 2 ...

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Take Action: from Board Member Jay Johnson

Take Action: from Board Member Jay Johnson

On April 2, we held a press conference in Richmond to call on Governor Ralph Northam and Attorney General Mark Herring to meet with us. It was covered in television news from Norf ...

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