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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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Richmond Housing Win!

Richmond Housing Win!

Richmond City Council has agreed to create a rental inspection program after the Richmond Chapter spent months lifting the voices of Forestbrooke Apartment tenants who live in dan ...

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First Gender Justice Workshop!

First Gender Justice Workshop!

Over the weekend, 40 members of Virginia Organizing met in Harrisonburg for our first workshop on dismantling patriarchy and working toward gender justice. Over the three days, pa ...

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ARTivism Virginia | Featured Community Partner

ARTivism Virginia | Featured Community Partner

A powerful movement needs artistic media that gives structure to the messages we carry and an outlet for the emotions we wish to convey. Media that inspires and motivates and teac ...

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Legislative Priorities 2023 (as of 2/6)

Legislative Priorities 2023 (as of 2/6)

School Funding We support Fund Our Schools’ priorities, including full funding for the revised Standards of Quality, increased wrap-around services, additional school support staf ...

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Resiliency & Self-Care Newsletter, Winter Issue 2023

Resiliency & Self-Care Newsletter, Winter Issue 2023

In the words of author John Green, “There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn't.” So in that spirit, let’s dive in. Read the newsletter here. ...

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Housing Vigils in Waynesboro and Wytheville

Housing Vigils in Waynesboro and Wytheville

In partnership with the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy (VICPP) and local faith communities, the Waynesboro and Wythe County Chapters held vigils and community forums ...

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What is Energy Burden?

What is Energy Burden?

To read a transcription of the text from this graphic, please click here. When people have to pay too much of their income for their electricity and heat, we call that energy ...

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