Sep 1, 2015/05:13 PM

Join us Sept. 12th for our first-ever People’s Congress


Join us for New Virginia Majority’s first-ever People’s Congress We believe that everyone, especially communities of color, students and immigrant communities must be a part of the journey to transform Virginia into the Virginia we know it can be. We’re talking about creating a 21st century democracy based on compassion, opportunity, justice and freedom. During our first-ever People’s Congress, you’ll not only …

Oct 6, 2015/03:39 PM

Votes Matter! Join @NewVAMajority this weekend for the kick-off of our voter registration drive


VOTES MATTER! Simply by voting, we magnify our voices to a level where politicians can hear us! Join us this weekend for the kick off of our Voter Registration Drive! There are millions of people across the nation eligible to vote who are not REGISTERED or simply don’t vote! Yet, some elections in Virginia have been decided by less than …

Oct 2, 2015/11:29 AM

Join Us for the Oct. 6th-Alexandria City Council Candidates Forum


Alexandria City Council Candidates Forum Oct. 6 Event Provides Voters Opportunity to Hear Directly from Candidates on Key Issues Alexandria—On Oct. 6, candidates sparring for advantage in the upcoming Nov. 3 elections will engage the public at the Cora Kelly Recreation Center. The forum sponsored by Tenants and Workers United (TWU), the Alexandria NAACP and the Parent Leadership Training Institute …

Sep 26, 2015/12:23 PM

FREE DOWNLOAD: Fight for the Right to Clean Power Flyer



Sep 8, 2015/02:30 PM

Virginia – Become a part of the NAACP’s Journey for Justice

Journey for Justice

Become a part of the NAACP’s Journey for Justice in Virginia NAACP Journey for Justice (#JusticeSummer) is most in need of the following: [RICHMOND ACTIVITIES]           * Attendance at the Rally on Sept. 10th at Virginia Union University Bell Tower (1500 N. Lombardy Street) @  6 PM to 7:30 PM * Marchers to join on Sept. 11 …

Aug 28, 2015/11:17 AM

‘Mobile Justice’ tour stops by Williamsburg


‘Mobile Justice’ tour stops by Williamsburg Thursday The Virginia Gazette5:51 p.m. EDT, August 25, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — A coalition of groups aimed at improving restoration of rights for formerly incarcerated citizens will bring a tour bus to Williamsburg on Thursday. The 4th Mobile Justice Tour will stop at the Williamsburg Regional Library at 515 Scotland Street, with information and resources …

Aug 25, 2015/12:56 PM

Statewide Mobile Justice Tour Kicks off in Richmond


Posted: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 10:30 pm BY RYAN McKINNON Richmond Times-Dispatch The Mobile Justice Tour rolled into town Tuesday, and its organizers led a small but lively seminar on criminal justice reform at the Richmond East End Branch Library. Lillie Branch-Kennedy, the founder and executive director of Resource Information Help for the Disadvantaged, spoke for 90 minutes to an …

Aug 18, 2015/11:00 AM

Redistricting session an insiders’ game, say groups pushing for reforms

Virginia State Capitol

  Virginia lawmakers to redraw congressional districts during special session Monday in Richmond POSTED: 08:00 PM EDT Aug 14, 2015   RICHMOND, Va. -State lawmakers return to Richmond on Monday, to redraw the lines for Virginia’s congressional districts.But groups pushing for redistricting reform aren’t impressed with the process. A federal court found that state lawmakers concentrated minority voters in Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District to limit their …

Aug 14, 2015/11:47 AM

Radio IQ: Green Movement Seeks People of Color


Green Movement Seeks People of Color By Sandy Hausman • 20 hours ago ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Credit Photo courtesy of the New Virginia Majority Since it emerged in the early 70s, the environmental movement has appealed to wealthy and middle class people who see climate change as a social problem. But a group in Richmond is working to bring low-income minorities into …

Aug 10, 2015/09:25 AM

Civil Rights Advocates Must Find Other Ways to Protect Voting Rights


August 10, 2015 Guest Post by Tram Nguyen, Co-Executive Director, New Virginia Majority *This post is part of ACSblog’s symposium regarding the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The principle of our democracy rests on the idea that each person has a vote that is cast and counted equally, regardless of who they are or where they come from. Fifty years …