Sunday, October 25 12:30-2pm Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Fairfax, Oakton, VA Flyer The topic is America’s Race to Incarcerate, with noted prison reform advocate Marc Mauer of The Sentencing Project in Richmond.
Friday, November 13, 2015 at 6:30pm (simple supper); screening begins at 7pm Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, Burke, VA A 35 minute, award winning documentary presenting the inside look at the residents of Nelson County, VA vs. Dominion Power and the fight against the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. What you don’t know can hurt you. Made by … Continued
350 Loudoun launched several divestment campaigns on February 14, Global Divestment Day. The petition seeks to bring the divestment movement to the VA General Assembly. The Virginia Retirement System (VRS) manages 67 billion dollars and approximately 820 employers participate in the system, including state agencies, public colleges and universities, local public school divisions and political subdivisions that have elected to participate.
Wednesday, October 7, 9:00am-4:30pm
Brock Environmental Center
3663 Marlin Bay Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF) will host the second interfaith summit on stewardship of Virginia waters. During the “Living Waters: Wading In” conference, theologians, scientists, advocates and policy makers will explore concrete steps people across many faith traditions can take to protect and restore our rivers, streams and the Chesapeake Bay.
Saturday, October 10, 9:00am-5:00pm
VCU University Student Commons, 907 Floyd Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220
Equality Virginia’s TIES offers seminars and workshops for transgender individuals, significant others, parents of transgender youth, and advocates in an inclusive and supportive environment.
Tuesday, December 8, 6:00-8:00pm
The keynote speaker will be Michael Cassidy CEO of the Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, a nonprofit think tank incubated by the Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy (VICPP)
Virginia has not passed the Dream Act but Attorney General Herring has issued a legal opinion stating VA colleges and universities should allow Dreamers to pay in-state tuition!
here is an article on immigrants in Virginia’s economy.