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Virginia Organizing to Canvass in Hampton Mayor’s District to Garner Support for Shelter on the Peninsula

Virginia Organizing to Canvass in Hampton Mayor’s District to Garner Support for Shelter on the Peninsula

What: Canvass of key neighborhoods where members of Hampton City Council live When: Saturday, March 30, 10 a.m. Where: The intersection of Creekside Place and Lakeland Drive in Ha ...

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Virginia Organizing to Hold “Sign the Bills!” Statewide Week of Action on the Housing Crisis

Virginia Organizing to Hold “Sign the Bills!” Statewide Week of Action on the Housing Crisis

Community Leaders Call on Gov. Youngkin to Sign Bills to Expand Housing Accessibility and Tenant Rights What: Statewide week of action to call on Governor Youn ...

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Fund a Homeless Shelter on the Peninsula

Fund a Homeless Shelter on the Peninsula

There are currently no shelters open year-round that address the immediate communityneed of housing for all. Hampton and Newport News city councils need to take the issue more ser ...

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Take Action on Utility Shutoffs!

Take Action on Utility Shutoffs!

Thanks in part to the action you took, legislators passed HB 906 and SB 480 during this General Assembly session, stopping utilities from shutting off customers’ power, gas, and w ...

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“Sign the bills!” Housing Week of Action

“Sign the bills!” Housing Week of Action

We hope you saw us in the news last week! Chapters from Wise County to Hampton Roads held actions to demand that Governor Youngkin "Sign the bills!"  Specifically, we want hi ...

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Support our Housing Work

Support our Housing Work

From Clio Schurtz, New River Valley Organizer When I was 12 years old, I asked my best friend if I could live with her for a while because the bank was taking our house. I didn’t ...

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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 C ...

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Where Is the Love? Virginia Organizing to Speak about Homelessness at Newport News City Council

Where Is the Love? Virginia Organizing to Speak about Homelessness at Newport News City Council

What: Members of Virginia Organizing's Newport News/Hampton Chapter will speak out about the need for shelter at the February City Council meeting When: Tuesday, Februar ...

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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 ...

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