Martinsville, Va.—Saturday, December 13, 2014 is Virginia Organizing Day in Martinsville to honor Virginia Organizing’s upcoming 20th anniversary year in 2015. On Tuesday, December 9, Martinsville City Council voted to make December 13, 2014 Virginia Organizing Day.
“We are grateful to the city of Martinsville for their recognition of Virginia Organizing’s 20th anniversary in 2015 and for designating December 13 as Virginia Organizing Day,” said Martinsville/Henry County Chapter leader Martha Woody. “As a non-partisan group that tries to find common ground on issues of concern such as restoration of rights and health care reform, Virginia Organizing works to empower all citizens to participate in the betterment of their communities.”
Virginia Organizing was founded in 1995 to challenge injustice and raise the voices of people at the grassroots. The Martinsville/Henry County Chapter does this by working on issues that are important to the local community.
On Virginia Organizing Day in Martinsville, the local Chapter is holding a restoration of civil rights clinic to help returning citizens apply to restore their civil rights, like voting.
To interview a spokesperson for Virginia Organizing, please contact Amanda Pohl at 804-337-1912 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Organizing is a non-partisan statewide grassroots organization that brings people together to create a more just Virginia.