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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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Don’t Go Breaking our Bank – Virginia Organizing Rally in Richmond

Don’t Go Breaking our Bank – Virginia Organizing Rally in Richmond

Richmond, Va. - The Richmond Chapter of Virginia Organizing along with members from chapters around the state will march from St. Paul's Episcopal Church to the General Assembly B ...

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Wise County Chapter and Partners to Hold Community Conversations on Nuclear Reactors

Wise County Chapter and Partners to Hold Community Conversations on Nuclear Reactors

From the article by Mike Still in the Kingsport Times-News: "The Clinch Coalition, Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, Appalachian Peace Education Center, Virginia Organizing ...

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New CFPB Overdraft Rule Proposal Would Protect Families from Exorbitant Junk Fees

New CFPB Overdraft Rule Proposal Would Protect Families from Exorbitant Junk Fees

Richmond, Va.— After the CFPB introduced an important new rule to stop financial institutions from punishing hard working families, Virginia Organizing Chairperson Lily Hungarland ...

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March & Celebration in Wythe County

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. March & Celebration in Wythe County

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King this Sunday, January 14, 2024 in Wytheville! The annual march will start at 2 p.m. at Bethel AME Church (635 E. Main St.) and conclude at the Mill ...

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