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Action Alert CAG August 16, 2021
Morgantown: Lower Costs, Better Care Bus Tour – Aug. 18th, 10AM
On August 18, Del. Barbara Fleischauer, Del. John Williams, and Del. Evan Hansen will join health care advocates and local residents as part of Protect Our Care’s nationwide bus tour to call for lowering West Virginia families' health costs, expanding coverage, and reducing racial disparities in care. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Action Alert CAG August 16, 2021
Charleston – Bridge To West Virginia’s Future Rally: Aug 19th, 5:30 PM
On August 19th, 2021, as a part of a statewide and nationwide day of action, West Virginian’s will gather in front of Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s office to rally and demand an investment in a “Bridge to West Virginia’s Future”. More
Issues: Care EconomyFamiliesInfrastructureJobsSocial JusticeWorkers
Action Alert CAG August 16, 2021
Morgantown – Bridge to West Virginia’s Future Rally: Aug 19th, Noon
On August 19th, 2021, as a part of a statewide and nationwide day of action, West Virginian’s will gather in front of Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s office to rally and demand an investment in a “Bridge to West Virginia’s Future”. More
Issues: Care EconomyFamiliesInfrastructureJobsSocial JusticeWorkers
Action Alert CAG August 16, 2021
Martinsburg – Bridge to West Virginia’s Future Rally: Aug 19th, 5:30 PM
On August 19th, 2021, as a part of a statewide and nationwide day of action, West Virginian’s will gather in front of Senator Shelley Moore Capito’s office to rally and demand an investment in a “Bridge to West Virginia’s Future”. More
Issues: Care EconomyFamiliesInfrastructureJobsSocial JusticeWorkers
Press Release CAG August 9, 2021
715+ STATE & NATIONAL GROUPS URGE CONGRESS TO SUPPORT BIDEN’S BUILD BACK BETTER TAX & INVESTMENT PACKAGE AS U.S. SENATE BEGINS DEBATING MEASURE
Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) released letters to Congress signed by 620 state groups and 97 national groups in support of President Biden’s Build Back Better tax and investment plans. More
Issues: Fair taxation
Action Alert CAG August 6, 2021
CAG/CAEF Awards Picnic – Aug 26th, 5-7PM
*UPDATE* - we'll start gathering at 5PM for live music, drinks and mingling, with food being served at 5:45 PM and awards ceremony starting at 6:30PM! On August 26th, from 5-7PM, 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
Press Release CAG July 30, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: Protect Our Care Launches Ad in West Virginia and Other States in Seven-Figure Campaign Calling for Action To Lower Drug Prices
Protect Our Care launched its second digital ad in West Virginia as part of a seven-figure campaign about the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Press Release CAG May 26, 2021
Congress Must Go BIGGER & BOLDER to Deliver Jobs & Justice
As our nation resurfaces from a pandemic that claimed more than we could have ever imagined, building back better requires an economic renewal and jobs plan rooted in justice that is as big and interconnected as the crises we face. More
Issues: Clean EnergyClimate ChangeInfrastructureJobsSocial Justice
Action Alert CAG February 9, 2021
THURSDAYS – Deep Canvass for COVID Relief PHONE BANK – 2/11 thru 3/11
Join WV Citizen Action & People's Action as we Deep Canvass phonebank every Thursday to win COVID Relief NOW for WV families & seniors on the brink. More
Issues: Covid-19Relief Aid
Action Alert CAG February 9, 2021
Texting Tuesdays “Text To Defend Democracy” FEB 9, 23 & MAR 9
Texting Tuesdays - Join WV Citizen Action and People's Action “Text to Defend Democracy” at 6PM, as we text into WV to help win West Virginians the relief they need to survive this pandemic and economic crisis. More
Issues: Covid-19Relief Aid
Action Alert CAG February 3, 2021
Make It Monthly – Virtual Rally
For the past ten months, there has been a well coordinated grassroots effort to pressure Congress to include monthly stimulus checks to the people. With new Congressional leadership and a new President, we now have new opportunities to make progress on this critical issue. Too many people are going hungry and facing eviction. Action is critical now. More
Issues: Covid-19Relief Aid
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG February 3, 2021
Broad Coalition of Organizations Calls on State Leaders to Protect Revenues, Public Services in Upcoming Legislative Session
With West Virginia still feeling the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic recession, the state’s leaders face difficult decisions in the upcoming legislative session. Increasing numbers of West Virginians are struggling to feed their families, remain in their homes, keep their businesses afloat, and protect their jobs, all while fighting to stay healthy. More
Issues: Covid-19Health CareHealthcareTaxes
Action Alert CAG February 2, 2021
FEB 18 @ 7PM – Dr. Sandra Steingraber webinar on the Risks and Harms of Fracking
Free, live, public lecture by Dr. Sandra Steingraber on Thursday, February 18, 2021, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. EST.  Hosted by Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action, with co-sponsors FaCTOhio/The Ohio Health Project, West Virginia Rivers Coalition, West Virginia Citizen Action Group and made possible with generous funding from the Dunn Foundation and our donors, Dr. Steingraber's lecture will include findings from the recently released 7th edition of The Compendium of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking, a fully referenced compilation of evidence outlining the risks and harms of fracking.  More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate JusticeEnvironmentFracking
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG January 29, 2021
40 WV Groups sign onto letter concerning public access at legislature
When the 2021 Legislative Session begins on February 10, the undersigned organizations encourage legislative leaders to take all necessary steps to assure an open and transparent session that allows for meaningful access to and input from all interested members of the public. Every West Virginian has a vested interest in ensuring that the legislative process is open to the public. Our organizations, representing thousands of West Virginians across this great state, are joining together to ask that you hold an Open Session. More
Issues: Covid-19Fair CourtsFair Representation
Press Release CAG January 29, 2021
Media Advisory – Bi-Partisan Legislative Effort Launches to make Diabetes Drugs and Supplies more Affordable
A virtual press conference will take place at 2:45 on Tuesday, February 2nd over Zoom to announce a bipartisan effort to pass legislation to make diabetes treatment more affordable. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcareInequalityMedicaid
Action Alert CAG January 13, 2021
MOVCA Partners with DAFD to Explain & Support H.R. 1 – JAN 13th @7PM
Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action is partnering with Declaration for American Democracy Coalition (DAFD) to support H.R. 1 in the U.S. House of Representatives, among other legislation, for extremely important reforms to our democracy and the ability of the American people to VOTE and to engage with their government! More
Issues: VotingVoting Rights
Action Alert CAG January 13, 2021
Holding Water in WV: A Community Discussion – JAN 13th @4PM
This is the first session of a five-part discussion series, "Standing Up for Appalachia: Dialogue for a Positive Change," hosted by West Virginia Interfaith Power and Light and funded with grant support from the West Virginia Rivers Coalition. More
Issues: EnvironmentPollutionWater
Action Alert CAG January 7, 2021
5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement: A WV Celebration – JAN 9th @7PM
Join Corazón Latino, Moms Clean Air Force and the West Virginia Climate Alliance to celebrate five years since the negotiation of the Paris Climate Agreement. More
Issues: Climate ChangeEnvironment
Citizen Action Group Blog CAG December 17, 2020
People’s Action Letter – Re.: Need for a Secretary of Labor Ready to Usher in Structural Reforms
COVID-19 has revealed and exacerbated the extreme inequality that has come to be the norm in our country. That’s not how it’s always been; and that’s not how it needs to be. There were times in our history when this extreme division wasn’t the case. Our current stability as a country depends on us getting back to a more equitable society. Cabinet positions and other key personnel in federal agencies are critical for advancing the necessary agenda. More
Issues: Covid-19EconomyInequalityWorkers
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