WV Citizen Action Group
Action Alert
December 2
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Advocacy Training Opportunities in Charleston, Wheeling, Lewisburg & Huntington ~ Starting Tonight

Join us and our partner organizations for advocacy training to: Understand the legislative process. Get tips on speaking with elected officials. Learn about progressive organizations and issues in West Virginia.

When and Where:

  • Charleston
    • Monday, Dec. 2nd, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    • Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 520 Kanawha Blvd W, Charleston
    • For more information, please contact Lydia: Lydia@wvfree.org or 304.342.9188
    • View the Facebook event here
  • Wheeling
    • Wednesday, Dec. 4th, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    • Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling
    • For more information, please contact Paul: psheridan@acluwv.org
  • Lewisburg
    • Wednesday, Dec. 11th, 2013 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    • Saint James’ Episcopal Church, 218 South Court St., Lewisburg
    • For more information, please contact Justin: justin@fairnesswv.org or 304.806.2200
  • Huntington
    • Monday, Jan. 27th, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.
    • Memorial Student Center, Marshall University, One John Marshall Drive, Huntington
    • For more information, please contact NASW: mail@naswwv.org or 304.345.6279

These trainings are free, and ALL are welcome to attend. Food and drinks served. 

Sponsored by: American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) WV, WV Citizen Action Group (CAG), Direct Action Welfare Group (DAWG), Fairness WV, Healthy Kids & Families Coalition, National Association of Social Workers (NASW)-WV, Planned Parenthood, WV Coalition Against Domestic Violence, WV Environmental Council (WVEC), and WV FREE.

To register for any of these trainings, please click here.

We hope to see you there!

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 National Day Against Low Pay: Join Us for an Action Dec. 5 in Charleston

As fast food workers across the nation prepare for a new wave of strikes to raise their wages, West Virginia Citizen Action Group, SEIU Local 1199, other allies and members of the community will gather in an action against poverty wages and in support of the workers. Join us in calling for a $10 per hour wage floor for all jobs and the right for food workers to form a union without retaliation.

When: Thursday, December 5 at Noon

Where: Outside McDonald’s, East Washington Street, Charleston (just down the street from the Capitol)

WV-CAG will bring signs and information. Please bring your own American spirit.

For more information contact Brooke or Norm via e-mail or (304) 346-5891.

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