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Recent articles

 

11/2/18 – Winchester Star: Hundreds Gather for Multi-Faith Vigil (Rev. John Copenhaver quoted – “What ever may happen, we will show love.”)

11/1/18 – WDBJ-7 – Roanoke: State and Local Agencies Prepare for Medicaid Expansion

11/1/18 – Virginia Gazette: Local officials, health care leaders celebrate Medicaid expansion open enrollment

11/1/18 – Richmond Free Press: Moving Beyond Tragedy – op ed by Kim Bobo

11/1/18 – WTVR-CBS 6: Thousands in Virginia Now Eligible for Medicaid Enrollment: ‘People Don’t Choose to Be Sick’ (Kim Bobo quoted)

10/30/18 – WWBT-TV: ‘They Deserve the Same Opportunity:’ Student Weighs in on Birthright Citizenship Debate (Yanet Limon-Amado quoted)

10/29/18 – Richmond Times-Dispatch: ‘Add to the Light in this World.’ Local Jewish Community Gathers to Mourn Victims of Pittsburgh Shooting (David Hoover quoted)

10/19/2018 – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Comment Period for Controversial Medicaid Work Requirements Ends Saturday (Dora Muhammad quoted)

9/3/13 WVIR-TV NBC 29 – Program to Inform People Which Business in Virginia Pay a Living Wage

9/3/18 – The Daily ProgressLiving Wage Certification Program in Works for the Area

7/20/18 – Alexandria NewsLiving Wage Certification Program Launched in Alexandria

7/19/18 – Alexandria Times: Living Wage Program Launches in Alexandria

7/16/18 – Washington Post: Can a Window Sticker Convince a Business Owner to Pay a Living Wage?

7/3/18 – Augusta Free Press: Caroline County allowing closed jail to house immigrant detainees

6/21/18 – The New York Times: Honduran woman fearing deportation given sanctuary in church

6/21/18 – WTKR-TV: “I don’t want to be taken away from my family” 

6/21/18 – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Immigrant mother and children seek sanctuary in Richmond church

6/21/18 – WTVR-TV:Mother of two facing deportation finds sanctuary in Richmond church

6/21/18 – The Associated Press: Honduran woman fearing deportation given sanctuary in church

6/5/18 – Virginia Gazette: Thank you to senators for Medicaid expansion

5/29/18 – Virginia Gazette: Protesters stage ‘die-in’ outside Sen. Norment’s district office

5/16/18 – Richmond Times-Dispatch: Activist appeared in Chesterfield court Tuesday on trespassing charge connected to protest outside ICE office

5/15/18 – Capitol Connection/WRIC-TV:  Medicaid expansion supporters hold ‘die in’ as Virginia Senate works on budget

5/1/18 – WAVY-TV: Trump, Northam differ on sanctuary cities; Virginia bill to ban vetoed

4/27/18 – Augusta Free Press: Virginia Interfaith Center adds Rev. Rodney Hunter as co-director

4/11/18 – WWBT-TV: Lawmakers return to consider budget, Medicaid Expansion

4/9/18 – WDBJ-TV Roanoke:  Virginia Interfaith Center calls for Medicaid expansion from legislators

4/9/18 – Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star: House Republican from Stafford explains his Medicaid expansion vote at forum

4/5/18 – WCVE Public Radio:  Medicaid Town Halls Continue Ahead of Special Session

4/1/18 – Augusta Free Press:  Public forum on Medicaid expansion set for April 4

3/28/18 – The Winchester Star:  Vogel undecided on budget plan with expanded Medicaid

3/27/18 – The Winchester Star:  Faith group invites public to forum on gun violence

3/23/18 – Virginia Business:  Richmond employers recognized for backing living wage

3/22/18 – WTVR-TV:  ‘We value work:’ Richmond employers recognized for backing living wage

3/21/18 – WCVE Public Radio:  State Faith Leaders Express Support For Medicaid Expansion

3/21/18 – The Republican Standard:  Virginia Interfaith Center Praises Senator Hanger On Healthcare Expansion

3/21/18 – Blue Virginia:  Virginia Interfaith Center Urges Senate Republicans to Consider ‘Moral Imperative’ of Expanding Medicaid

3/21/18 – Alexandria News: Still time to get to ‘yes’ on Medicaid Expansion

3/20/18 – Virginia Gazette:  Town hall on Medicaid expansion to be held Wednesday

3/12/18 – The Commonwealth Times (VCU):  Current DACA recipients may apply for renewal, but the fate of the program remains unclear

3/10/18 – Richmond Free Press:  Hundreds urge support for Medicaid expansion in Virginia

3/7/18 – Augusta Free Press:  Senate approves anti-sanctuary legislation on party-line vote

3/2/18 – Loudoun Times:  Hundreds of Virginians rally for Medicaid expansion

3/1/18 – US News & World Report:  Hundreds of Virginians Rally for Medicaid Expansion

2/28/18 – Demarva Daily Times:  Bill banning sanctuary cities heads to Virginia Senate floor

2/27/18 – Richmond Times-Dispatch:  Republicans on Senate committee advance ‘sanctuary cities’ bill to floor vote

2/15/18 – U.S. News & World Report:  Civil Liberties Groups Oppose Agreement on Theft Threshold

2/14/18- Richmond Times Dispatch: Guns-in-churches bill creates many problems

2/13/18 – WTVR-TV:  Civil rights groups say deal on felony larceny threshold doesn’t go far enough

2/13/18 – Daily Press: ACLU of Virginia, others question deal on felony threshold bill

2/13/18 – Augusta Free Press:  Advocacy groups oppose bipartisan deal on felony larceny threshold

2/8/18 – Arlington Catholic Herald:  House considers allowing guns in places of worship

1/26/18 – Fairfax County Times:  Reston community leader, civil rights advocate remembered

1/24/18 – Demarva Daily Times:  As Northam decries gun violence, Virginia Senate OKs guns in churches

1/22/18 – WCVE Public Radio:  RVA Table Talks presents Richmond’s works towards religious inclusivity

1/18/18 – WCVE Public Radio:  Coffee With A Purpose: Richmond Cafe Trains And Hires Neighborhood Youth

1/11/18 – WDBJ-TVVirginia Interfaith Center calls for Medicaid expansion from legislators