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Are you ready for the pushback?

We warned you that there would be some difficult legislation facing us this General Assembly session and we wish our predictions had been wrong. We will be updating the blog and the Facebook page on a regular basis now–as often … Continue reading

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2012 is gonna be tough- Get Involved Now!

Virginia United Against Oppression is getting geared up for a tough legislative session in 2012. The General Assembly has certainly shifted somewhat in the past election. Many of the same bills we fought so hard last year will be dredged … Continue reading

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Know Your Rights!

Immigration and Know Your Rights Discussion with Tim Frielich of the Charlottesville Legal Aid Center and The Southwood Alliance Wednesday, Feb. 23 4:30 pm Random Row Bookstore 315 W. Main St. Charlottesville, Va. Join the Southwood Alliance for a discussion … Continue reading

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Anti-Immigrant Bills Stopped in the Committee (for now?)

We are very excited to report that today’s meeting of the Senate Sub-Committee on Immigration went extremely well for everyone concerned about human rights in Virginia. 10 of the bills considered were tabled and/or not reported to the Senate floor- … Continue reading

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Call and Write Now- Stop the Bills in Committee

CALL YOUR STATE SENATOR!!! Twelve bills from the House of Delegates have made it into the State Senate, there is a good chance we can stop all of these bills in committee if we put enough pressure on Senators. PLEASE … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Passes Resolution Opposing Racist Bills

On Monday night, as things got uglier and uglier in Richmond, Charlottesville City Council became the first Virginia locality to express it’s opposition to the anti-immigrant legislation making it’s way past the House of Delegates and into the State Senate. … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Feb. 7- Charlottesville City Council to vote on resolution opposing anti-immigrant legislation in the General Assembly 7:00 pm- (sign up to speak at 6:30)- Charlottesville City Hall on the Downtown Mall at 7th and East Main Streets, Charlottesville, Va. Feb. … Continue reading

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