Tag: Our children our future

Our Children, Our Future is a state-wide campaign of over 150 organizations – WV CAG being one of them – working to end child poverty in West Virginia.

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Newsletter article Alexandra Gallo November 26, 2017
Grassroots Summit Helps Grow People-Powered Movement
This September, over 150 people from across the state, came together for the WV Grassroots Summit, a two-day planning and grassroots organizing summit in Buckhannon, WV. During this two day summit, folks had the opportunity to join in on trainings, workshops, projects, networking opportunities, roundtable discussions, and more. We look forward to co-hosting future events to build on this people-powered momentum!More
Issues: DiscriminationInequalityKids and familiesOur children our future
Newsletter article   November 25, 2017
Get on a Bus Tuesday to Defend the Clean Power Plan
The Sierra Club and allies are hosting the People’s Hearing for Healthy Communities on November 28 in Charleston, They’ll collect comments to share with the EPA. Bus are available to bring you to Charleston from Huntington and Morgantown. Details here. Join us to remind Trump and his administration that he is out of step with the public and the world, and that we support climate action now!More
Issues: EnergyInequalityOur children our futurePollution
Action Alert   June 21, 2017
Major Rally asks Senator to “#SaveMeCapito!” This Sunday
Come ask our Senator to “#SaveMeCapito!” Next week, the U.S. Senate is likely to vote on an immoral healthcare bill that would take away health care for 23 million Americans in exchange for more tax breaks for the wealthy. Senator Capito is a key swing vote on this bill. It’s no exaggeration to say that […]More
Issues: HCANHealthcareKids and familiesOur children our future
Action Alert   April 28, 2017
Climate Marches TOMORROW, a Rally to Protect WV’s Budget Next Thursday
Happy Friday! We want to remind you that tomorrow, April 29th, The People’s Climate March and its sister marches all across the country are happening! We have two rally and march events planned for our area, and for our friends in the eastern panhandle, the main event is just a couple hours away. And next […]More
Issues: Budget prioritiesDEPEnergyEnergy efficiencyEventKids and familiesOur children our futurePollutionPovertySustainabilityWater
Action AlertNewsletter   April 2, 2017
Crossover Chaos! – The Capitol Eye Legislative Update for April 2, 2017
This Week in our Capitol Eye Legislative Update, it’s Crossover Chaos!   Crossover Chaos As mentioned last week, Wednesday the 29th was crossover day so the legislature worked through last weekend, started early mornings, and met late into the evenings to get as many of their must pass bills over to the other side. One […]More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesEducationFair taxationFast trackHealthcareOur children our futurePollutionPovertyRight to workSNAPTrade agreementsWater
Action Alert Ciera Pennington October 27, 2016
Help get-out-the-vote!
Join us and Our Children Our Future for one or more get-out-the-vote canvasses the weekend leading up to Election Day! Our door-to-door and phone canvasses will be focused on reminding voters about Election Day and equipping them with information on their voting rights, where their polling location is, and the hours the polls are open.More
Issues: EventOur children our future
Action Alert Ciera Pennington October 26, 2016
Rock the vote!
It's time to vote! Early voting is underway now through Saturday, November 5th. Election day is Tuesday, November 8th.More
Issues: Clean electionsDiscriminationEventInequalityKids and familiesOur children our futurePovertyWater
Action Alert Ciera Pennington October 25, 2016
Candidate forum this Thursday!
Join us this Thursday, October 27th for a candidate forum at the East End Family Resource Center on Charleston's East End! We'll be asking candidates about issues that affect West Virginia families.More
Issues: EventInequalityKids and familiesOur children our future
Action Alert Ciera Pennington July 12, 2016
Spread the word about Young WV
The Young WV Power Building Conference will give young individuals a chance to let our voices be heard, a chance for us to make real and lasting change here in our beautiful state. If you're between the ages of 15 and 25 or know someone in that age range, please consider coming and/or sharing.More
Issues: EventOur children our future
Action Alert Ciera Pennington July 11, 2016
Register for a Civic Engagement Workshop in your area
From election law 101 to organizing candidate forums to voter registration drives to knocking doors, come learn how to get involved in the November election in a non-partisan way at a Civic Engagement Workshop near you. More
Issues: EventOur children our future
Action Alert Ciera Pennington May 9, 2016
Don’t forget to vote…twice!
Don't forget we want you to vote TWICE! Yes, you read that right; we want you to vote twice. First, vote for the issues you care about on the Our Children, Our Future Policy Platform Ballot; the deadline is tomorrow! After you vote for the issues, vote for your elected officials tomorrow, May 10th in West Virginia's primary election!More
Issues: Clean electionsEnergy efficiencyHealthcareInequalityKids and familiesOur children our futureWater
Action Alert Ciera Pennington April 28, 2016
It’s time to vote…twice!
We want you to vote TWICE! Yes, you read that right; we want you to vote twice. First, vote for the issues you care about on the Our Children, Our Future Policy Platform Ballot. After you vote for the issues, vote for your elected officials! More
Issues: Budget prioritiesClean electionsEnergy efficiencyHealthcareOur children our futureRight to workWater
Action Alert Ciera Pennington April 7, 2016
Capital Eye: It’s all over…except for finding the money
Saturday, March 12th was the last day of the 2016 regular legislative session. The governor is still working his way through bills passed the last week, deciding what he will sign into law or veto. Catch up on what happened the last week of session and since and see where you can still take action!More
Issues: Aboveground tanksBudget prioritiesCivil JusticeClean electionsDiscriminationEnergy efficiencyEventOur children our futureRight to workWater
Newsletter Ciera Pennington January 31, 2016
Capital Eye Update: 1/31/16
What a week! Catch-up on what's been happening at the Capitol this past week.More
Issues: Budget prioritiesEventKids and familiesOur children our futurePollutionRight to work
Newsletter Ciera Pennington January 15, 2016
Capital Eye Newsletter; January 2016
Read the latest edition of the 'Capital Eye' newsletter to learn what we've been doing the past few months and what we will be doing the next few!More
Issues: Aboveground tanksClean electionsEnergy efficiencyOur children our futureWater
Action Alert Ciera Pennington December 1, 2015
You should run for office!
The West Virginia Candidate Training Academy is hosting non-partisan training events for people interested in running for elected office of any kind. School board? City council? Or perhaps even a state legislative seat? We can help!More
Issues: EventOur children our future
Citizen Action Group Blog Gary Zuckett November 16, 2015
Travelling Candidate Training Comes to Wheeling: Non-partisan workshop offered for those interested in running for office
Lewisburg and Martinsburg has had one, Charleston’s is on the 6th, and then its Wheeling’s turn. If you’ve ever wondered about running for office, from dog catcher, to school board, to state office, now is the time to find out how. The Candidate Training Academy is coming to Wheeling on the 8th of December.More
Issues: EventOur children our future
Action Alert Ciera Pennington November 2, 2015
Learn how to run for office!
If you’ve ever thought about running for office – school board to Senator – now’s the time to find out how! Or if you want to help staff a campaign – here’s the training you’ll need!More
Issues: EventOur children our future
Action Alert Ciera Pennington September 29, 2015
Time is running out…
During the upcoming legislative session, one of WV CAG’s focuses will be on passing a state-based earned income tax credit (EITC); this happens to be one of the policy proposals for the Our Children, Our Future campaign. We need your help to get the WV EITC on the 2016 OCOF platform! More
Issues: Fair taxationInequalityKids and familiesOur children our futurePoverty
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