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Action Alert   September 14, 2021
Speak Out on Fair Districting in WV! – Sign-up on 9/17
There’s still time to let legislators know that when it comes to our districts, we want a transparent process we can trust, where communities remain whole and where voters have an equal voice.  More
Issues: Fair RepresentationRedistrictingVoting Rights
Action Alert   August 25, 2021
March On for Voting Rights – Aug. 28th
Race Matters WV, in conjunction with its Community Block party on Saturday, August 28, will celebrate the 58th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s historic March on Washington. More
Issues: Clean electionsVoting Rights
Action Alert   August 24, 2021
High Roads Kitchens WV Launch – 8/25 @ 12:00 Noon
High Road Kitchens is a national relief program that works with city and state governments to provide grants to restaurants. Participating restaurants will join local efforts to tackle food insecurity & provide free community meals while promoting racial, gender, and wage equity in the greater industry. More
Issues: Fair Wages
Action Alert   August 13, 2021
CLIMATE, JOBS AND JUSTICE: A Public Forum on West Virginia’s Future. – Aug 24th, 7PM
Register now to be a part of "CLIMATE, JOBS AND JUSTICE: A Public Forum on West Virginia’s Future." More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeJobs
Newsletter article   July 23, 2021
Good Trouble Vigils for Democracy
To mark the anniversary of Congressman John Lewis’ passing, CAG, Protect Our Vote WV, and West Virginians for Democracy hosted candlelight vigils in both Charleston and Huntington on July 17th. More
Issues: Civil JusticeFair RepresentationRacial JusticeVoting Rights
Newsletter   July 23, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 11: Democracy Summer
In this Summer edition of the Capital Eye: - Democracy Summer - WV Legislature's Joint Committee on Redistricting to Host Public Hearings - CAG/CAEF Awards Picnic: Get Your Tickets Now! - Health Care, ACA Deadline Aug 15th, and Child Tax Credits - For The People Week of Action: July 26th thru 31st - Defending and Strengthening Democracy: Fair Courts and the For the People Act - Events Galore: WV Summer Jam Tour - Good Trouble Vigils for Democracy - DC Statehood Teach-in - New Movement Politics Director More
Newsletter article   July 23, 2021
CAG/CAEF Awards Picnic – Aug 26th, 6PM
On August 26th, at 6PM, WV Citizen Action and Citizen Action Education Fund will return to bringing people together (albeit outside in the park) to have an evening picnic and recognize several individuals for their contributions to the progressive movement in our state. More
Issues: AwardsFundraiserPicnic
Action AlertNewsletter article   July 22, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action
Our democracy is in crisis, but the power is in the next generation. Join Young WV and partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians and help garner community action in support of pro-democracy legislation like the For the People Act, John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood! More
Issues: Clean electionsDemocracyVoting Rights
Action AlertNewsletter article   June 29, 2021
D.C. Statehood Teach-In
There are more than 700,000 Americans who call Washington, DC home but have no elected representation in Congress. Residents of DC pay taxes, in fact more in federal taxes than 22 states, yet remain voiceless in the issues facing our country. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert   June 25, 2021
HUNTINGTON: WV Summer Jam For The People: Democracy, Jobs + CARE – a – Van
We’re going on tour! Join the Democracy, Jobs and CARE - a - van Summer Jam: For the People concert series! More
Issues: DemocracyEventvolunteering
Action Alert   June 24, 2021
HIV SOS – Sat. June 26th – Magic Island, Charleston WV
Free hot dogs, free ices, free t-shirts, naloxone, music, COVID-19 vaccines, and more. Plus get ready to form a human "HIV SOS"! More
Issues: harm reductionHealth CareHIV
Newsletter   June 9, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 10: Spring 2021
In this Spring edition of the Capital Eye: - How Much Income Tax Did You Pay for 2020? - Health Care Update - Victory: Voting Restrictions Defeated at the Legislature - WV is Jammin’ for Jobs - Two Challenges for Fair and Impartial Courts - Kids and Families Need a Bigger Piece of the Budget Pie - On the Road to Recovery through Building Back Better - Volunteer for Democracy! - How We Helped Defeat the Elimination of WV’s Personal Income Tax - A Look Back at the WV Legislative Session - We Need Your Voice & Support - Greeting the First Lady More
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
Citizen Action Group Blog   April 21, 2021
In this time of great suffering in our nation as communities are fighting yet another surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are shuttered, and high levels of unemployment are being experienced billionaires and Wall Street have continued to rake in outrageous levels of profit. More
Issues: Fair taxationTaxes
Press Release   April 20, 2021
Green New Deal Network Applauds introduction of Green New Deal legislation and Civilian Climate Corps Act
Today, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Senator Ed Markey, and congressional allies re-introduced the Green New Deal Resolution and introduced accompanying legislation including the Civilian Climate Corps Act. More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnergyInequalityJobsWorkers
Newsletter   April 20, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 9: Legislative Wrap Up
Here's our wrap up of the 2021 WV Legislative Session. Even though it has ended, exciting federal programs will be moving in DC and our senior senator is a key vote in moving most everything. As such, we’ll be pivoting to put much more of our focus on some very promising legislation.  More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesClean electionsDemocracyEducationEnergyEnvironmentFair CourtsHealthcareInequalityPollutionVoting Rights
Citizen Action Group Blog   April 20, 2021
Status of 2021 Bills by Topic/Subject
Consumer Protection, Civil Justice, Courts, Constitutional Amendments, Health Care, Voting Rights, and so much more. More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesDiscriminationEducationEnergyEnvironmentFair taxationHealthcarePovertyVoting RightsWater
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