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  • Take action on the Draft Priority Climate Action Plan

    Take action on the Draft Priority Climate Action Plan

    Do you want to reduce greenhouse gases and improve housing throughout Virginia? Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is requesting feedback on its Draft Priority Cl ...

  • Newport News/Hampton Chapter Housing Action

    Newport News/Hampton Chapter Housing Action

    Please join our Newport News/Hampton Chapter on Tuesday, February 13 at 6:30 p.m. We will speak at the Newport News City Council meeting about the need for a shelter for unhoused p ...

  • Director of Communications

    Director of Communications

    Virginia Organizing is a non-partisan statewide grassroots organization dedicated to challenging injustice by empowering people in local communities to address issues that affect t ...

  • Celebration of Tales | Featured Community Partner

    Celebration of Tales | Featured Community Partner

    (Picture: Storyteller Sheila Arnold, Photo: Rob Craighurst) When was the last time you heard a good story? Not as a solitary encounter with a good book or a Netflix binge, but dire ...

Beach Week Raffle 2023

Beach Week Raffle 2023

The Beach Week Raffle has closed. Thank you for your support! ...

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2023 Power Analysis

2023 Power Analysis

The annual Power Analysis conference was held in person this year for the first time since 2019! We were all happy to be together again at Massanetta Springs. 40 members of the St ...

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Join us for CLASS in May: Why We Vote

Join us for CLASS in May: Why We Vote

For our next Community Learning and Strategy Session on May 2 at 7 p.m. on Zoom, we will discuss "Why we vote." Throughout our history, Virginia Organizing has worked to build pow ...

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Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action | Featured Community Partner

Virginia Clinicians for Climate Action | Featured Community Partner

When you’re taking on a crisis as comprehensive as climate change, almost any thread you pull will lead back to it. For Dr. Jerome Paulson, his thread was lead poisoning among his ...

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2023 VIRGINIA STATE LEGISLATOR REPORT CARDS

2023 VIRGINIA STATE LEGISLATOR REPORT CARDS

INTRODUCING OUR 2023 LEGISLATOR REPORT CARDS: Ahead of the 2023 General Assembly session, Virginia Organizing developed four legislative priority areas for the upcoming year: 1) s ...

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Featured Partner | Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS)

Featured Partner | Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS)

The people at Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards (SAMS), a longstanding Joint Plan of Work partner of Virginia Organizing, have stood up to commonplace negative portrayals of ...

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What is RGGI?

What is RGGI?

(Scroll to the bottom for the comment link and directions.) In 2020, Virginia joined the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) through the passage of the Clean Energy and Comm ...

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