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Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 29, 2021
CHARLESTON, WV: Health Insurance Enrollment Event – Aug 5th
Any West Virginia resident will be able to come to the event to get free enrollment or re-enrollment help for Marketplace plans. More
Issues: Healthcare
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 29, 2021
HUNTINGTON, WV: Health Insurance Enrollment Event – Aug 4th
WV for Affordable Health Care, Health Care for All WV, WV Citizen Action, First Choice Services, and WV Navigator, a federally funded non-profit program, will have their representatives available for free, in-person help. Representatives will be able to answer questions or provide enrollment help. More information is available by calling (304) 356-5834 or visiting www.acanavigator.com More
Issues: Healthcare
Blog WVCAEF July 29, 2021
Citizen Action Awards Picnic & Membership Meeting – Aug 26th
On August 26th, at 6PM, WV Citizen Action and Citizen Action Education Fund will return to bringing people together (albeit outside in the park) to have an evening picnic and recognize several individuals for their contributions to the progressive movement in our state. More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 28, 2021
Care Can’t Wait: Family Meeting – July 28th
Tonight she shares this with @SenatorHassan, & how it feels to care for all 3 of her daughters and not be able to work. #CareCantWait More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 26, 2021
Picnic for Paid Leave: Charleston! – July 28th
Join Paid Leave Works for WV in Charleston, WV at Cato Park for free food and dessert, games for kids, and to talk about how you can help make paid leave a reality this year! More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Medicare Expansion Rally – July 30th
Join us as we celebrate the anniversary of Medicare and call for Medicare Expansion that includes vision, dental, and hearing care. More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action: Morgantown – July 30th
Join Young WV & partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians! More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action: Martinsburg – July 31st
As part of the Young WV Week of Action, please join us for a day in the community of fun and togetherness. There will be sponsored activities from Proctor and Gamble and Blue Ridge CTC. FedEx Freight, NAACP and many more organizations. Raffle, face painting, bouncy houses, games & more! More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 23, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action: Bluefield – July 29th
Join Young WV & partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians! More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 22, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action: Huntington
Join Young WV & partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians. Young WV is putting on rallies across the state to help garner community action in support of pro-democracy legislation like the For the People Act, John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood! More
Issues: Voting Rights
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 22, 2021
Young WV’s For the People Week of Action: Charleston
Join Young WV & partners in mobilizing our communities to expand voting rights for all West Virginians. Young WV is putting on rallies across the state to help garner community action in support of pro-democracy legislation like the For the People Act, John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood! More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 21, 2021
Care Can’t Wait: Family Meeting
Small business owner Sophie Blake returned to work 4 weeks after giving birth. Then COVID hit & years of her shop's growth vanished. More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 17, 2021
NEW TV Ads Urge Congress to Invest in the Home Care Economy by Passing the American Jobs Plan
New national television ads from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) urges Congress to invest in the nationwide care economy. The SEIU ads are part of its “#CareIsEssential” summer campaign to elevate calls for Congress to pass a $400 billion investment in decent, union care jobs that will increase access to quality care for Americans who need it.  More
Issues: Healthcare
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 17, 2021
Kaiser Health News: “Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) gives a big thumbs-up for allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices”
Sen. Manchin “gave a big thumbs-up for allowing Medicare to negotiate drug prices”, the article reads:  “That should have been done years ago. How in the heck that never was done doesn’t make any sense at all,” he told reporters. More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 16, 2021
All Hands on Deck: WV Water Protections Under Revision – Act by July 19
A recent a policy decision by the WVDEP related to water quality standards creates a loophole to allow industries to dump more toxins in our source water. More
Issues: Waterwater quality
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 15, 2021
HUNTINGTON – Good Trouble: Candlelight Vigils for Democracy
Join us to uplift and honor the legacy of Congressman John Lewis as we continue the fight for passage of the For People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood, and demand that lawmakers take action to protect our freedom to vote and rebuild our democracy. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 14, 2021
CHARLESTON – Good Trouble: Candlelight Vigils for Democracy
Join us to uplift and honor the legacy of Congressman John Lewis as we continue the fight for passage of the For People Act, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, and D.C. Statehood, and demand that lawmakers take action to protect our freedom to vote and rebuild our democracy. More
Issues: DemocracyVoting Rights
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 14, 2021
LIVESTREAM EVENT JULY 14th┃ Build Back Better: Expanding Home and Community-Based Services
LIVESTREAM EVENT, July 14: Build Back Better: Expanding Home and Community-Based Services More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 12, 2021
Virtual TownHall: Expand and Improve Medicare to Build Back Better
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and allies will host a virtual town hall to build momentum for Congress to deliver on key health care promises in the upcoming "Build Back Better" legislative package, namely bold health reforms to lower the age for people to qualify for Medicare, improve Medicare to include dental, vision, and hearing services and cap out of pocket costs, and lower prescription drug prices.  More
Blog Eve Marcum-Atkinson July 10, 2021
Webinar┃The Child Tax Credit in Practice: What We Know About the Payoffs of Payments
What happens when families, particularly low-income families, receive an unconditional monthly income supplement? Small demonstration projects show it boosts outcomes on many levels, from improving mental health to securing or maintaining employment. More
Issues: CTC
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