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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 ...

Letters to the Editor on rural internet access and what it means to be pro-life

Letters to the Editor on rural internet access and what it means to be pro-life

Members of our chapters write letters to the editor for their local newspapers every month. It's one of the many ways we raise our voices about the change we want to see in our co ...

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Do you have medical debt?

Do you have medical debt?

Medical debt is one of the most harmful issues Americans face today. In a recent Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) report, they found, Medical debt is the most comm ...

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Virginia Health Advocacy Organizations Denounce<br>Commissioner Greene’s Views on Racism and<br>Public Health

Virginia Health Advocacy Organizations Denounce
Commissioner Greene’s Views on Racism and
Public Health

Advocacy Organizations Call for Strong Support for Workers at VDH Addressing Racial Disparities VIRGINIA – In 2021, Virginia lawmakers passed a resolution recognizing that racism ...

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The Meaning of Juneteenth

The Meaning of Juneteenth

As I reflect on Juneteenth and why it is celebrated, I can't help but think about Texas where in 1865 it was first celebrated nearly three years after the Emancipation P ...

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Action alert! Millions will lose coverage

Action alert! Millions will lose coverage

Contact Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine to extend premium tax credits Last year, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to help people afford health insurance by extending sub ...

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Urgent action alert: tell Gov. Youngkin to accept the budget

Urgent action alert: tell Gov. Youngkin to accept the budget

Yesterday the General Assembly passed the budget proposal the Budget Committee has been working on for weeks. It's far from perfect, but the conferees worked out a compromise that ...

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Resiliency & Self-Care Newsletter, Spring Issue

Resiliency & Self-Care Newsletter, Spring Issue

Warm hellos and welcomes to you! A new season and a new edition of our newsletter is here. These uncertain times have felt like an endurance test none of us signed up for. The ten ...

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Portsmouth Mental Health Forum June 8

Portsmouth Mental Health Forum June 8

Virginia Organizing's Portsmouth Chapter will host a free community mental health forum on Wednesday, June 8 at 6 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Portsmouth. The church is at ...

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Featured Community Partner | Living Energy Institute

Featured Community Partner | Living Energy Institute

Hear me out: houses built out of straw and mud. For everyone. In the near future. Oh, and let’s ditch the electric grid altogether. That is the pitch that Alexis Zeigler at Living ...

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