WV Citizen Action Education Fund (WV CAEF) is a statewide 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides original research and public education on progressive solutions to the challenges facing the people of Appalachia. WV CAEF is a leader of Healthcare for All WV, a coalition of people and organizations that includes hundreds of citizen advocates personally affected by our health care crisis who are working to make healthcare more affordable and accessible. To learn more and get involved, visit healthcareforallwv.com.

Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 12, 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: WV Groups Will Urge Senator Manchin To Negotiate Extension of Child Tax Credit
A recent survey found 86% of West Virginia parents reported the monthly payments made a “huge difference” for their families. More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 7, 2022
Citizen Civic Engagement Training
Learn how to find your representative(s), build relationships with them, and share what's most important to you as a West Virginian. More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 7, 2022
USCCB Letter on Budget Reconciliation
USCCB Letter on Budget Reconciliation More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 5, 2022
Sources: Forbes, "The World's Real-Time Billionaires, Today's Winners and Losers," accessed Dec. 31, 2020 and Dec. 31, 2021 More
Issues: EconomyTaxes
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson January 3, 2022
Winter Care Fair – Donation Drive
The Winter Care Fair will be on January 15, 2022 at 2pm. There will be a hot lunch, coffee and cocoa, harm reduction supplies and recovery information, wound care, menstrual products, and more. More
Blog Julie Archer December 23, 2021
Double Your Impact: Donation Match for Fair Courts Work
Our democracy is being put to the test. Courts are one of our last lines of defense against abuses of power in elections. But an alarming report by the Brennan Center for Justice shows that partisan state lawmakers are increasingly taking aim at the ability of state courts to ensure free and fair elections. Can you make a donation so we continue fighting for free, fair, and safe elections and fair and impartial courts? More
Issues: DemocracyFair CourtsVoting Rights
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 13, 2021
VIDEO Now Available – 2021 Virtual HEALTH CARE Summit
This event was hosted in partnership with West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, and West Virginia Citizen Action. More
Issues: Prescription Drug Prices
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson December 9, 2021
MEDIA ADVISORY: Mindy Salango Rx Drug Congressional Testimony – Dec. 10th at 10AM
Local resident Mindy Salango, who is a Type 1 diabetic, is available to discuss her upcoming testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Friday, December 10th. Mindy will speak to her experience as a consumer who struggles to afford the high price of her insulin medication. More
Issues: Build Back BetterHealth CareHealthcarePrescription Drug Prices
Blog WVCAEF December 8, 2021
“Hey Joe” Climate Action Music Video Urges Manchin to Support Build Back Better
The AMP Media Project with support from West Virginia climate groups released nationally the climate action music video “Hey Joe” today, featuring crowds of people across West Virginia and beyond in a sing-a-long directed at WV Sen. Joe Manchin. “Hey Joe” (based on the Beatles’ tune ‘Hey Jude’), is written and led by prominent West Virginia singer-songwriter Ron Sowell, as almost 50 voices urge Manchin to support the climate initiatives in the Build Back Better Act before the U.S. Senate. More
Issues: Build Back BetterClimate Justice
Blog Julie Archer December 6, 2021
Where and How to View WV’s New Legislative and Congressional Maps
The new legislative and congressional maps can be viewed in various formats. The maps reflect the districts for elected offices beginning in the 2022 election. Which new districts are you in? More
Issues: ElectionsRedistrictingVoting