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  • Save the Date!

    Save the Date!

    We have some big, big news: 2015 is Virginia Organizing’s 20th anniversary and we will be celebrating all year long! We have some things in the works like a 20-year history book of ...

  • Criminal box to be dropped on city job application

    Criminal box to be dropped on city job application

    Published by The Danville Register and Bee on Wednesday June 18, 2014. By Denice Thibodea Danville City Council chambers erupted into applause near the end of its Tuesday ...

  • Deserving of a Second Chance

    Deserving of a Second Chance

    Published by the Danville Register and BeeBy Marty JacksonI am a returning citizen, a Danville native with felony convictions on my criminal record. When I was younger, I made mist ...

  • City urged to eliminate felon question on job applications

    City urged to eliminate felon question on job applications

    Published by the Danville Register & Bee on Wednesday, June 4, 2014By John R. Crane Organizations are urging Danville’s government to get rid of questions on it ...

Save the Date!

Save the Date!

We have some big, big news: 2015 is Virginia Organizing’s 20th anniversary and we will be celebrating all year long! We have some things in the works like a 20-year history book o ...

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Criminal box to be dropped on city job application

Criminal box to be dropped on city job application

Published by The Danville Register and Bee on Wednesday June 18, 2014. By Denice Thibodea Danville City Council chambers erupted into applause near the end of its Tuesda ...

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Deserving of a Second Chance

Deserving of a Second Chance

Published by the Danville Register and BeeBy Marty JacksonI am a returning citizen, a Danville native with felony convictions on my criminal record. When I was younger, I made mis ...

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City urged to eliminate felon question on job applications

City urged to eliminate felon question on job applications

Published by the Danville Register & Bee on Wednesday, June 4, 2014By John R. Crane Organizations are urging Danville’s government to get rid of questions on i ...

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Forums to Help Danville Residents with Health Insurance Marketplace

Forums to Help Danville Residents with Health Insurance Marketplace

For Immediate Release: December 4, 2013 What: Forums on Health Care and Health Insurance Marketplace When: Thursday, December 5 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Where: 10 a.m.—American Natio ...

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Community Calls on Rep. Hurt to Stop Shutdown and Fund Government

Community Calls on Rep. Hurt to Stop Shutdown and Fund Government

For Immediate Release: October 15, 2013What: Community call to action for U.S. Representative Robert Hurt When: Wednesday, October 16 at 12:15 p.m. Where: ...

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About the Danville Chapter

About the Danville Chapter

The Danville chapter, formed in November 2010, has been hard at work creating a local jobs campaign for Southside Virginia. In an area with the highest unemployment rates in the s ...

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Danville: Chapter Highlights

Danville: Chapter Highlights

Danville has been working hard on several projects, including immigration reform, health care, and other issues. The Danville Chapter hosted a team of students from the Branch Out ...

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Student Shares Spring Break Experience

Student Shares Spring Break Experience

During Spring Break, students from William & Mary joined the Danville Chapter to learn about grassroots organizing. Below is a series of reflections from one of those students ...

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Statement from Kay Crane, CEO of PATHS, on Medicaid Expansion

Statement from Kay Crane, CEO of PATHS, on Medicaid Expansion

January 16, 2013More and more groups are coming out in support of expanding Medicaid in Virignia. Below is a statement from PATHS (Piedmont Access to Health Services, Inc.) CEO Ka ...

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