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Newsletter article Gary Zuckett July 23, 2021
Democracy Summer
Federal issues have dominated our work since the end of the WV legislative session and no issue has taken up more bandwidth than the effort to pass the For the People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, and DC Statehood More
Issues: Care EconomyDemocracyEnvironmentFair RepresentationFair taxationJobsVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action: Huntington – July 27th
JULY 27th: Join Young WV & partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians. Young WV is putting on rallies across the state to 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: DemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action: Charleston – July 26th
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! More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
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 Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 14, 2021
HUNTINGTON – Good Trouble: Candlelight Vigils for Democracy
Join us to uplift and honor the legacy of Congressman John Lewis as we continue the fight for passage of the For People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood, and demand that lawmakers take action to protect our freedom to vote and rebuild our democracy. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 14, 2021
CHARLESTON – Good Trouble: Candlelight Vigils for Democracy
Join us to uplift and honor the legacy of Congressman John Lewis as we continue the fight for passage of the For People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood, and demand that lawmakers take action to protect our freedom to vote and rebuild our democracy. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 3, 2021
HINTON: WV Summer Jam For The People: Democracy, Jobs + CARE – a – Van
We’re going on tour! Join us as we celebrate together and take action for DEMOCRACY, JOBS and CARE! FREE FOOD, MUSIC and Family FUN! More
Issues: DemocracyfreeHealth CareJobs
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 29, 2021
PARKERSBURG: WV Summer Jam For The People: Democracy, Jobs + CARE – a – Van
We’re going on tour! Join us as we celebrate together and take action for DEMOCRACY, JOBS and CARE! FREE FOOD, MUSIC and Family FUN! More
Issues: DemocracyfreeHealthcarevolunteering
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 29, 2021
BECKLEY: WV Summer Jam For The People: Democracy, Jobs + CARE – a – Van
We’re going on tour! Join us as we celebrate together and take action for DEMOCRACY, JOBS and CARE! FREE FOOD, MUSIC and Family FUN! More
Issues: DemocracyfreeHealthcarevolunteering
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 Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 20, 2021
WV Day Celebrations across the state!!
Join West Virginians for Democracy on June 20th for West Virginia Day Celebrations and Rallies across the state! This year for West Virginia's birthday, we're demanding democracy. Come together in community to celebrate WV Day & take action to pass the For the People Act. More
Issues: Democracyfree
Action Alert Eve Marcum-Atkinson June 15, 2021
Defending and Strengthening Democracy Town Hall
A conversation about fair courts and the For the People Act with West Virginia Citizens for Clean Elections and the West Virginians for Democracy Coalition. More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsFor The People ActVoting Rights
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
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
Newsletter   March 29, 2021
Capital Eye Vol. 14 No. 7: Week 8 of the 2021 Legislative Session
With two weeks to go in 2021 WV Legislative Session here's a look at what's happening under the dome and actions you can take. More
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeDemocracyFair CourtsHealth CareKids and families
Newsletter article Julie Archer March 29, 2021
Take Action to Fight Voter Suppression
With 43 states, including West Virginia, trying to make it harder to vote, we need to fight voter suppression efforts and ensure the The For the People Act stays robust in order to protect every American’s freedom and right to vote. We also need to oppose SB 565 which would restrict West Virginians’ access to voting. We can’t let the assault on voting rights in West Virginia and around the country go unanswered. Please take action today.  More
Issues: Clean electionsDemocracyElectionsVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer March 29, 2021
Courts and the Constitution
After quickly passing their house of origin and then clearing their first committee assignment in the other, two measures we oppose related to West Virginia courts slowed down. Now one has cleared another legislative hurdle, and the other is likely to be on the move again soon as we enter the final two weeks of the legislative session. Here’s a quick update and actions you can take to stop these power grabs and attempts to politicize the judiciary.  More
Issues: Budget prioritiesCivil JusticeDemocracyFair Courts
Newsletter article Julie Archer March 22, 2021
Building Civic Action: A Policy Roundtable to Move Community to Action
Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a policy roundtable hosted by the Charleston-Institute Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to discuss issues before the WV Legislature and their connection to and impact on the Black community. Here’s a recap of what was discussed and actions you can take.  More
Issues: DemocracyDiscriminationFair taxationHealthcareInequalityMedicaidVoting Rights
Newsletter article Julie Archer March 22, 2021
Voting Rights Are Under Attack, But We Can Fight Back
Call Senators Manchin and Capito today. Tell them to do their job, defend our democracy, and protect and strengthen the sacred right to vote by supporting the For the People Act. More
Issues: DemocracyVotingVoting Rights
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