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Our Children, Our Future is a state-wide campaign of over 150 organizations – WV CAG being one of them – working to end child poverty in West Virginia.

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April 2, 2017 Action AlertNewsletter  
Crossover Chaos! – The Capitol Eye Legislative Update for April 2, 2017
This Week in our Capitol Eye Legislative Update, it’s Crossover Chaos!   Crossover Chaos As mentioned last week, Wednesday the 29th was crossover day so the legislature worked through last weekend, started early mornings, and met late into the evenings to get as many of their must pass bills over to the other side. One […]
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesEducationFair taxationFast trackHealthcareOur children our futurePollutionPovertyRight to workSNAPTrade agreementsWater
October 27, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Help get-out-the-vote!
Join us and Our Children Our Future for one or more get-out-the-vote canvasses the weekend leading up to Election Day! Our door-to-door and phone canvasses will be focused on reminding voters about Election Day and equipping them with information on their voting rights, where their polling location is, and the hours the polls are open.
Issues: EventOur children our future
October 26, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Rock the vote!
It's time to vote! Early voting is underway now through Saturday, November 5th. Election day is Tuesday, November 8th.
Issues: Clean electionsDiscriminationEventInequalityKids and familiesOur children our futurePovertyWater
October 25, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Candidate forum this Thursday!
Join us this Thursday, October 27th for a candidate forum at the East End Family Resource Center on Charleston's East End! We'll be asking candidates about issues that affect West Virginia families.
Issues: EventInequalityKids and familiesOur children our future
July 12, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Spread the word about Young WV
The Young WV Power Building Conference will give young individuals a chance to let our voices be heard, a chance for us to make real and lasting change here in our beautiful state. If you're between the ages of 15 and 25 or know someone in that age range, please consider coming and/or sharing.
Issues: EventOur children our future
July 11, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Register for a Civic Engagement Workshop in your area
From election law 101 to organizing candidate forums to voter registration drives to knocking doors, come learn how to get involved in the November election in a non-partisan way at a Civic Engagement Workshop near you.
Issues: EventOur children our future
May 9, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Don’t forget to vote…twice!
Don't forget we want you to vote TWICE! Yes, you read that right; we want you to vote twice. First, vote for the issues you care about on the Our Children, Our Future Policy Platform Ballot; the deadline is tomorrow! After you vote for the issues, vote for your elected officials tomorrow, May 10th in West Virginia's primary election!
Issues: Clean electionsEnergy efficiencyHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesOur children our futureWater
April 28, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
It’s time to vote…twice!
We want you to vote TWICE! Yes, you read that right; we want you to vote twice. First, vote for the issues you care about on the Our Children, Our Future Policy Platform Ballot. After you vote for the issues, vote for your elected officials!
Issues: Budget prioritiesClean electionsEnergy efficiencyHealthcareOur children our futureRight to workWater
April 7, 2016 Newsletter Ciera Pennington
Capital Eye: It’s all over…except for finding the money
Read our April 2016 newsletter with a wrap-up of session and a look ahead at the election!
Issues: Budget prioritiesClean electionsDiscriminationEnergy efficiencyEventInequalityKids and familiesOur children our future
April 7, 2016 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Capital Eye: It’s all over…except for finding the money
Saturday, March 12th was the last day of the 2016 regular legislative session. The governor is still working his way through bills passed the last week, deciding what he will sign into law or veto. Catch up on what happened the last week of session and since and see where you can still take action!
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesCivil JusticeClean electionsDiscriminationEnergy efficiencyEventOur children our futureRight to workWater
January 31, 2016 Newsletter Ciera Pennington
Capital Eye Update: 1/31/16
What a week! Catch-up on what's been happening at the Capitol this past week.
Issues: Budget prioritiesEventKids and familiesOur children our futurePollutionRight to work
January 15, 2016 Newsletter Ciera Pennington
Capital Eye Newsletter; January 2016
Read the latest edition of the 'Capital Eye' newsletter to learn what we've been doing the past few months and what we will be doing the next few!
Issues: Aboveground tanksClean electionsEnergy efficiencyOur children our futureWater
December 1, 2015 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
You should run for office!
The West Virginia Candidate Training Academy is hosting non-partisan training events for people interested in running for elected office of any kind. School board? City council? Or perhaps even a state legislative seat? We can help!
Issues: EventOur children our future
November 16, 2015 Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett
Travelling Candidate Training Comes to Wheeling: Non-partisan workshop offered for those interested in running for office
Lewisburg and Martinsburg has had one, Charleston’s is on the 6th, and then its Wheeling’s turn. If you’ve ever wondered about running for office, from dog catcher, to school board, to state office, now is the time to find out how. The Candidate Training Academy is coming to Wheeling on the 8th of December.
Issues: EventOur children our future
November 2, 2015 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Learn how to run for office!
If you’ve ever thought about running for office – school board to Senator – now’s the time to find out how! Or if you want to help staff a campaign – here’s the training you’ll need!
Issues: EventOur children our future
September 29, 2015 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Time is running out…
During the upcoming legislative session, one of WV CAG’s focuses will be on passing a state-based earned income tax credit (EITC); this happens to be one of the policy proposals for the Our Children, Our Future campaign. We need your help to get the WV EITC on the 2016 OCOF platform!
Issues: Fair taxationInequalityKids and familiesOur children our futurePoverty
September 22, 2015 Newsletter CAG
Capital Eye, Fall 2015
Check out our Fall 2015 'Capital Eye' newsletter!
Issues: Clean electionsEnergy efficiencyFair taxationOur children our futureWater
September 22, 2015 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Vote to decide the 2016 OCOF public policy platform!
Earlier this week, the Our Children, Our Future campaign held their annual Policy Summit. WV CAG, along with other member organizations and citizens from all across the state came to the capitol to hear about the 18 policy proposals, connect with others, and speak with legislators.
Issues: InequalityKids and familiesOur children our future
August 24, 2015 Action Alert Ciera Pennington
Upcoming OCOF events; RSVP today!
Our Children, Our Future is a state-wide campaign of over 150 organizations – WV CAG being one of them! – working to end child poverty in West Virginia. Each year the campaign accepts a variety of policy proposals, five of which will go on to be the campaign’s primary focus during the legislative session.
Issues: EventInequalityKids and familiesOur children our future
MCHM tanks
July 29, 2015 Action Alert Julie Archer
This Week: Comment on Tank & Water Regs; Register for Beckley Policy Forum
Comment This Week on Tank & Water Regs Support a Safe Water System: Yard Signs Available Don't Forget to Register for Our Children, Our Future Policy Forums - Thursday Deadline to Register for Beckley Forum
Issues: Aboveground tanksDEPOur children our futurePollutionWater
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