Nov 3, 2015/01:49 PM

Need Help Visiting Incarcerated Family or Friends for the Holidays?

Visiting Incarcerated Family and Friends in Virginia

If you have friends or family incarcerated in Virginia and need help visiting them for the Holidays?   Visit RIHD to learn more  @RIHD 2015 HOLIDAY TRANSPORTATION    November 27-29 & December 18-20 2-DAY VISITATION Van(s) Leave Friday 11pm and Return Sunday 10pm FROM:  The Shops at Willow Lawns McDonald’s Parking Lot  – 4423 South Laburnum Richmond, Virginia 23231

Oct 25, 2015/01:39 PM

Three-judge panel upholds boundaries in 12 House of Delegates districts


Three-judge panel upholds boundaries in 12 House of Delegates districts   Virginia State Capitol Posted: Thursday, October 22, 2015 7:30 pm By ANDREW CAIN Richmond Times-Dispatch In a 2-1 ruling, a federal three-judge panel on Thursday upheld the constitutionality of 12 majority-black districts in the House of Delegates that plaintiffs said diluted the voting power of African-Americans. “The court holds …

Oct 21, 2015/02:39 PM

ABC8: Senate candidates debate gun control, other topics at VCU


Senate candidates debate gun control, other topics at VCU Parker Slaybaugh, 8News Reporter Published: October 20, 2015, 11:31 pm RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Four candidates from the 10th Senate district squared off Tuesday night in a town hall debate at VCU. Watch Video here: Election day is just two weeks away, and political watchers from all across the state are …

Oct 19, 2015/08:58 AM

Immigration, Demographics Slowly Change Virginia Politics


Public News Service – VA » October 19, 2015 Listen to audio here Immigration, Demographics Slowly Change Virginia Politics RICHMOND, Va. – With new voters migrating to the state, observers say Virginia is very gradually trending in a progressive direction. Jon Liss, co-executive director with New Virginia Majority, says more immigrants, people of color and other traditionally liberal voters help …

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 …

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 …

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 …