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  • Keeping Child Care on the Map Advocacy Training

    Keeping Child Care on the Map Advocacy Training

    Join us and the Virginia Promise Partnership together with member organizations Freedom Virginia and Save the Children Action Network for an advocacy training on Thursday, December ...

  • The Clinch Coalition | Featured Community Partner

    The Clinch Coalition | Featured Community Partner

    Nigerian afrobeat legend Fela Kuti had a hit song about water, entitled Water No Get Enemy. If it was easier to sing along to it might be an anthem for today’s water protectors her ...

  • Dismantling Racism Workshop

    Dismantling Racism Workshop

    After three years, Virginia Organizing held our three day in person workshop from November 11-13! 39 people participated, including our wonderful Spanish interpreters. The group wa ...

  • Win for Stafford Custodial Workers!

    Win for Stafford Custodial Workers!

    Virginia Organizing and the Custodial Workers of the Stafford Schools achieved a victory on November 8 by getting the Stafford County School Board to include their list of demands ...

Thank you to Grassroots Gathering Sponsors!

Thank you to Grassroots Gathering Sponsors!

Check out their ads and celebrations of Virginia Organizing's work here. National and State Partners Virginia AFL-CIO Health Care for America Now Community Change Clean Virginia A ...

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Featured Community Partner | Charlottesville Tool Library

Featured Community Partner | Charlottesville Tool Library

Have you ever dreamed up a repair or improvement project for your home or yard and then realized you’re missing tools you need to get it done? Maybe these are not tools that you w ...

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Register for Grassroots Gathering 2022 (online and open for all!)

Register for Grassroots Gathering 2022 (online and open for all!)

Register for the 2022 Grassroots Gathering, which will be held online again this year: tinyurl.com/GrassrootsGathering2022 The opening meeting will be Saturday, September 10 from ...

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Climate Justice and the MVP: Why Should You Care

Climate Justice and the MVP: Why Should You Care

Climate Justice and the MVP: Why Should You Care? At Virginia Organizing, we are celebrating the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. It lowers medicine costs for seniors, make ...

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Grassroots Gathering Talent Show!

Grassroots Gathering Talent Show!

We are excited for another year of witnessing the talent and creativity of our members with this year's virtual talent show. The event will be held Friday, September 9th, 2022 at ...

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Ways to help flood victims in Kentucky and Southwest Virginia

Ways to help flood victims in Kentucky and Southwest Virginia

I live in Wise County. My family and my home are ok, but many of my neighbors have been hit by the flooding, and folks in Eastern Kentucky have been hit even harder. Small, local ...

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Black Women and Health Care in Virginia

Black Women and Health Care in Virginia

Photo credit: Billy Schuerman/The Virginian-Pilot/TNS Barbara Jefferson Harris, a leader in the Norfolk Chapter and Virginia Organizing's State Governing Board treasurer, courageo ...

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Featured Partner | Dreamers’ Mothers in Action

Featured Partner | Dreamers’ Mothers in Action

What would you be willing to do to get the attention of the most powerful people on the planet? How far would you be willing to go to stand up for your friends, family, and commun ...

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Climate calls us to action

Climate calls us to action

I recently joined the staff of Virginia Organizing in a new position as the Climate Equity Policy Fellow. I hope to work with members statewide to lift up the issue of the climate ...

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Should billionaires have to pay taxes?

Should billionaires have to pay taxes?

From Susan Perry in Charlottesville: Of course billionaires should pay their fair share of taxes. That's a no-brainer right? It is very unpatriotic for billionaire companies that ...

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