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Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 12, 2021
Your Story Has Power! Will you share it?
Many of us in WV are struggling to cover medical expenses, care for loved ones, find good paying jobs with medical coverage, or work hard but still not earn a living wage. Share your experiences with us & help make positive change. More
Issues: Care EconomyEconomyHealth CareHealthcareInfrastructureJobs
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 12, 2021
Calling All Wednesdays! Today’s Calls: Tell Our Senators to Support the For The People Act!
HR-1 and S-1 are the first bills the new Congress introduced because they are critically important to pass in order to preserve our democracy! Our Senators need to hear from YOU to make sure they know how important this is. More
Issues: InequalityVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 10, 2021
You, Me & Democracy: a storytelling training on the For the People Act – May 13th @ 8PM
Join West Virginians for Democracy and the Declaration for American Democracy for a storytelling training on the For the People Act! More
Issues: InequalityTrainingVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 5, 2021
Calling All Wednesdays! Today’s Calls: Sen. Manchin – Please Lower Prescription Drug Prices!
Over one-third of Americans cannot afford the medications their physicians have prescribed them, forcing them to ration care by splitting doses or to go without life-saving drugs altogether.  More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 4, 2021
John Lewis Action Day Events in Charleston, WV – May 8th, 1PM-4PM
On Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 3:00 PM, Charleston voting rights advocates and community organizations will join activists across West Virginia and nationwide to host a John Lewis Voting Rights Act “Votercade,” departing from Municipal Auditorium. More
Issues: InequalityVoting Rights
Action Alert Julie Archer May 4, 2021
The National John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Day Of Action – May 8th
The basic right to vote is under attack across the country. For our democracy to survive, we need bold, transformative democracy reforms. More
Issues: InequalityVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 3, 2021
Your Story Has Power! Will you share it?
Many of us in WV are struggling to cover medical expenses, care for loved ones, find good paying jobs with medical coverage, or work hard but still not earn a living wage. Share your experiences with us & help make positive change. More
Issues: Care EconomyEconomyHealth CareHealthcareInfrastructureJobs
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson May 1, 2021
West Virginians for Democracy Activist Launch! – May 4th, 8PM
Join West Virginians for Democracy, WV Citizen Action Group, Rise Up WV, WV Citizens for Clean Elections, OHVEC, and the Declaration for American Democracy coalition for an activist call on the For the People Act, the most transformative democracy legislation in a generation. More
Issues: DemocracyHealthcareInequalityVoting Rights
Action Alert   April 28, 2021
May 1st – Care & Jobs Rally on International Workers’ Day Event @ 1PM
Join SEIU District 1199, WV New Jobs Coalition, and many more on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at 1:00pm by the fountain inside Ritter Park, Huntington, WV. More
Issues: Care EconomyInfrastructureJobs
Action Alert   April 28, 2021
Calling All Wednesdays! Today’s Calls: Tell Sen. Manchin to Keep CARE in the Infrastructure Bill
Call Senator Manchin and tell him to keep Care in President Biden’s Infrastructure Plan, support Care Infrastructure and Jobs, and help more West Virginians Get Back To Work! More
Issues: Care EconomyInfrastructureJobs
Action Alert   April 27, 2021
WED. 1:30PM: Delegate Sean Hornbuckle to Be A #ServerForAnHour to Highlight the Need for Congress to Pass the Raise the Wage Act, End the Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers
Delegate Sean Hornbuckle will be a “server for an hour” at Giovanni’s Pizza in Huntington to draw attention to the struggles of restaurant employees earning the subminimum wage for tipped workers and being forced to tolerate inappropriate behavior from consumers, managers and co-workers in order to feed their families in tips.  More
Issues: Fair WagesJobs
Action Alert   April 27, 2021
33rd Annual Workers Memorial Ceremony – Facebook Live Event
The West Virginia AFL-CIO is inviting the press and public to view a Facebook Live event at noon Wednesday, April 28, to honor the 17 West Virginians lost on the job in 2020. More
Issues: Jobs
Action Alert   April 5, 2021
The WV New Jobs Coalition & Mutual Aid Monday
Folks all over the state of West Virginia are struggling and our elected officials have not done enough in their communities to help the hardworking folks who live in our hills and hollers. More
Action Alert Alexandra Gallo April 2, 2021
Jammin’ For Jobs – Free Concert – April 10th
This event will bring Joy To The People through music, art, culture, and story-telling in Charleston, Morgantown, and Martinsburg, WV, while bringing to light how the THRIVE Act will benefit West Virginians, including 50,000 new jobs a year, and $5.2 Billion Dollars invested in our state. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate JusticeEnergy efficiencyInequalityInfrastructureJobsLiving wagePovertyRacial JusticeSocial JusticeSustainabilityWorkers
Action Alert Julie Archer April 2, 2021
URGENT: Call 1-2PM Today to say NO to Limiting Voting Access!
Please call (304) 340-3252 between 1 and 2 PM TODAY to sign up to speak or to watch the Monday public hearing. SB 565 that would limit access to early voting, gut automatic voter registration, and make it easier to remove voters from the registration rolls is picking up steam in the WV Legislature. The bill has already passed the Senate and is now before the House Judiciary Committee, who willl hold a virtual public hearing Monday, April 5 at 8 AM. More
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson April 2, 2021
Mutual Aid Monday – April 5th
On Monday, all across WV, fellow West Virginians will be gathering together to lend a hand in their communities. The Mutual Aid WV facebook page is co-managed by volunteers and groups from across the state, each looking to make a difference, knowing that when we work together, we can have a big impact. More
Issues: food insecurityharm reductionvolunteeringWater
Action Alert   April 2, 2021
Rally to Reject HB3300 – TODAY @ 11AM
🚨Rally to Reject HB3300🚨 - 4/2 @ 11AM - Capitol Circle, North Steps. JOIN US & Tell our Lawmakers - We don't want to pay More to get Less! This bill would raise overall taxes for 60% of WV families & require cuts to critical public services. (Masks & Social Distancing required) More
Issues: EducationFair taxationInequalityMedicaid
Action Alert Gary Zuckett March 26, 2021
URGENT ACTION: Contact Delegates – Move the Diabetes Bill Out of Committee by 3/28!
HB 2708 must be voted on and pass both Committees by March 28 or the bill dies for this year! More
Issues: Diabetes
Action Alert   March 24, 2021
URGENT ACTION: Call 1-2PM Today 3/24 to say NO on Tax Cuts for the Wealthiest in WV!
Call TODAY between 1-2PM to speak at the Public Hearing - Thursday at 3PM More
Issues: Fair taxationInequalityTaxes
Action Alert Julie Archer March 23, 2021
ACTION ALERT: Voting Right Are Under Attack, But We Can Fight Back
Contact Senator Manchin and Capito by email or phone and let them know you support the For the People Act to guarantee every American's freedom to vote, and make democracy work for everyone. More
Issues: VotingVoting Rights
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