Power Mapping/Community Mapping Workshop – December 15

Know Your Community!
This workshop will provide a basic understanding of power and the ways in which unequal power relationships are related to many of the problems faced by our community. Participants will learn how to employ power analysis tools to develop plans for building a community’s power base, as well as effective strategies for […]


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“The vote is the most powerful instrument ever devised by man for breaking down injustice and destroying the terrible walls which imprison men because they are different from other men.” Speech, Washington D.C. 6th August 1965 – Lyndon B. Johnson
SEPTEMBER 26, 2009
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Community Outreach Service Day – August 15

Petersburg Urban League will be hosting their Third Annual “Yes We Can”, Community Outreach Service Day 12:00 pm, August 15, 2009 at THIRD BAPTIST CHURCH on 550 FARMER STREET in PETERSBURG, VA 23803. This event is open to all the public as it is representative of the residences, churches, community organizations, local business and […]

“A Faithful Vision For Health Care”

– A Health Care Community Forum
The Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy supports faithful reform in health care that expands health care for Virginia’s families. We are calling on all people of faith to support quality health care for all Virginia’s. Joining us at this forum will be the Virginia Organizing Project. […]

Videography – Tell Your Health Care Challenges

On June 27, 2009, the Virginia Organizing Project and Hopewell/Prince George Volunteers for Change will be doing videography of YOUR HEALTH CARE STORIES. If you are a direct service provider or you have been affected by the cost and/or lack of quality, affordable, health care please tell your story. We want Congress […]

Citizens for Positive Change … Creating a Community of Unity

Citizens for Positive Change is a citizen focused forum. The goals of the forum is to provide a venue for the citizens of the City of Petersburg to express their community concerns and learn how to campaign for change and to mobilize communities to take action and responsibility for resolving socioeconomic issues.
The forum will […]

Lead Hazard Reduction Training for Landlords and Tenants

Pathways, a Petersburg area non-profit, will hold a free training session, 2 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 27 designed for landlords and tenants of homes which may contain lead-based paint. Lead has been shown to cause adverse health effects in children.

Pathways has assisted in improving the health and living conditions of young children in […]

Virginia Organizing Project Kicks off Grassroots Summer Outreach Program

On Tuesday, May 19, the Virginia Organizing Project launched a statewide non-partisan canvassing effort to organize members of the community around health care reform, climate change, immigration, tax fairness, and numerous local issues.

Forty Virginia Organizing Project interns from all corners of the state will go door-to-door in communities large and small asking residents how they […]

Restoration of Rights Community Forum – May 30

“Voting is not a privilege, it is the basic right that defines a citizen.” — A restoration of rights restores those rights which are lost in Virginia upon getting a felony conviction.  These include the rights to vote, to run for and hold public office, to serve on juries and to serve as a Notary Public. On May 30, 2009, […]