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Fredericksburg Leaders Question Senator Tim Kaine at Library Community Conversation

Fredericksburg Leaders Question Senator Tim Kaine at Library Community Conversation

Virginia Organizing's Fredericksburg Chapter, the Spotsylvania NAACP, and other groups met with Senator Tim Kaine in a Community Conversation at the Salem Church Branch Library in ...

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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 priori ...

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Washington Post Op-ed by Stephen Nash on Needed Political Reform

Washington Post Op-ed by Stephen Nash on Needed Political Reform

(Pictured: Leaders from our Martinsville and Danville Chapters met with State Senator Bill Stanley in December to discuss upcoming legislation in the Virginia General Assembly.) M ...

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#DreamActNow National Call-in Day

#DreamActNow National Call-in Day

Today is a National Call-in Day for supporters of DACA protection for immigrant youth. Nearly 15,000 DACA holders have lost their status already. 122 young Americans lose their DA ...

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Brian Johns Becomes Executive Director of Virginia Organizing

Brian Johns Becomes Executive Director of Virginia Organizing

We want to share with you the great news that Brian Johns officially became the Executive Director of Virginia Organizing effective January 1, 2018. Brian has been with us for a l ...

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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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Top Ten Accomplishments of 2017

Top Ten Accomplishments of 2017

If you are a donor to Virginia Organizing, you helped make all of this happen. If you want to support our work, please donate here. Thank you! Virginia Organizing members attended ...

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Soul Edges Blog posts, “The Divided Table: Sitting Down with Family this Holiday Season”

Soul Edges Blog posts, “The Divided Table: Sitting Down with Family this Holiday Season”

Our own Director of Organizing, Brian Johns, discusses the benefits of talking with friends and family about subjects like racism at Thanksgiving with Amanda Hendler-Voss, author ...

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Trans Day of Remembrance

Trans Day of Remembrance

Today is Trans Day of Remembrance, when we honor the lives of those who have been killed in violence against transgender people. We also ask you to take action to protect the righ ...

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Donation Only Tickets for “A Night of Comedy and Storytelling”

Donation Only Tickets for “A Night of Comedy and Storytelling”

Thanks to the generosity of many donors, we are able to offer a limited number of "Donation Only" tickets to this event. The tickets are free, but please consider making a donatio ...

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