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Blog WVCAEF March 28, 2023
What’s Up with Medicaid? Changes Coming Soon! – March 28th 6PM
Join WV Center on Budget and Policy on March 28 at 6PM for a brief webinar on the upcoming April 1st Medicaid roll cuts, who will be deemed ineligible, and how to stay updated on your coverage. More
Issues: Health InsuranceHealthcareMedicaid
Blog WVCAEF February 28, 2023
WV DEP Holding Public Meeting on Ethylene Oxide Monitoring – March 2 @6PM
Over the past year, the WV Department of Environmental Protection (WVDEP) has held a series of public events around its fenceline monitoring project and announced last week that it had signed a collaborative agreement with Union Carbide Corporation’s Institute facility to reduce ethylene oxide (EtO) emissions. It also announced it has published its final report on its monitoring project. A public meeting on the final report is set for Thursday, March 2, 2023 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wilson Union Hall on the campus of West Virginia State University. More
Issues: EnvironmentInequalityPollution
Blog WVCAEF February 22, 2023
Take Action Now for Community Solar
Tell the Senate Government Organization Committee that you support SB 627! Passing SB 627 would enable community solar programs in West Virginia. West Virginians deserve expanded affordable energy options like community solar. WV Legislators on the Senate Government Organization Committee need to know West Virginians want this passed to give all West Virginians access to solar options! More
Issues: Clean EnergyEnergy
Blog WVCAEF February 22, 2023
URGENT: Health Care Bills Need Your Help TODAY!
Take action TODAY to stop Campus Carry! Contact Governor Justice and tell him to veto SB 10, then let legislators know you support the Insulin and Supplies bill, the Medicaid Dental Coverage bill, and the Affordable Medicaid Buy In bill. Health care is vitally important to all of us, our loved ones, and our communities and these bills will improve health care access, affordability and equity for West Virginians. More
Issues: HealthcareInequalityMedicaidPrescription Drug Prices
Blog WVCAEF December 1, 2022
Using the Lown Institute Hospitals Index to Hold Hospital Accountable to Communities 
Community Catalyst is excited to engage with the Lown Institute researchers about how they can use the index in their work to improve how hospitals serve the communities that rely on them. More
Issues: Health CareHealthcare
Blog WVCAEF November 21, 2022
Zero Waste Manufacturing: Remediate, Recover, Repurpose
This webinar will give a brief overview of the importance of shifting to a circular materials management economy, the network of various eco-materials that can be made, and how policy plays a role. More
Blog WVCAEF November 19, 2022
ReImagine Appalachia 2023 Strategy Summit
Each day will consist of a keynote panel of speakers followed by breakout strategy sessions! More
Blog WVCAEF November 19, 2022
Maximizing Value: What We Need for Best-Practice Broadband Implementation
Join us on Tuesday, December 6th to learn how we can we work together to achieve our principles for equitable broadband implementation in Appalachia. More
Blog WVCAEF November 19, 2022
Bi-weekly ReImagine Appalachia Update Call!
This upcoming Campaign Update meeting will feature updates from Blue Green Alliance's Dan Taylor and Bella Goñi from Green for All of More
Blog WVCAEF November 17, 2022
This presentation will follow the process and experience of their approach to our seeing one another as both unique and fully human. More
Issues: RaceRacial Justice
Blog WVCAEF November 10, 2022
CONNECT: How 40 Local Governments in our Region are Reuniting for Climate Action
They will highlight the geographic and demographic diversity of their network that includes high-capacity, early adopter, and low-income communities. More
Blog WVCAEF October 13, 2022
Advocates Converged in DC Calling for Executive Action on Drug Prices from HHS Sec. Becerra
Advocates from across the nation, including from West Virginia, converged outside of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) building at 12:00 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 6 to remind Secretary Xavier Becerra that he has the power to help lower drug prices for Americans right now, and make medicines affordable in ways the Inflation Reduction Act cannot, using existing executive authorities. More
Issues: InequalityPrescription Drug Prices
Blog WVCAEF October 11, 2022
Advancing Environmental Justice through the Inflation Reduction Act
Join us for a panel discussion to make sure you're leveraging all of the benefits of the imperfect, though essential, IRA. More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
Blog WVCAEF September 26, 2022
Energy, Jobs, & Justice: Candidate Forum
Candidates will answer written questions from the public and partner organizations during this moderated event. More
Blog WVCAEF September 20, 2022
Electrification of Public Transport Paper Release
Please join us on Tuesday, September 27th for the launch of our Sustainable Transportation issue paper that highlights the unique opportunities here in Appalachia that this generational infrastructure investment could bring to our region! More
Blog WVCAEF September 16, 2022
Dismantling Inequity through Grassroots Power
This session is part of the Rx Foundation’s Power is a Social Determinant of Health series – hosted by Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education (SCOPE) More
Blog WVCAEF September 15, 2022
ReImagine Appalachia’s Local Elected Officials Listening Session
We need to learn your priorities and challenges around economic diversification and making sure federal dollars are well-spent in your communities. More
Blog WVCAEF September 8, 2022
ReImagine Appalachia’s Local Elected Officials Listening Session
We need to learn your priorities and challenges around economic diversification and making sure federal dollars are well-spent in your communities. More
Blog WVCAEF September 7, 2022
“2022 and the Climate Crisis — What Just Happened, and What’s Ahead?”
What will this new legislation mean for the State of West Virginia, the United States of America, and the planet? More
Issues: Climate ChangeClimate Justice
Blog WVCAEF September 2, 2022
ReImagine Appalachia’s Listening Session for Updated Broadband Priorities
Listen and offer policy recommendations to help us make this a reality improving our broadband connection and modernizing the grid. More
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