Joining partners to make change–Upcoming lobby days in Richmond!

January 17:  LFA goes to lobby for environment and climate change legislation, gun violence prevention measures, protecting democracy with electoral reforms, and providing support for immigrant communities. January 21:  LFA joins local gun violence prevention groups. Temple Rodef Shalom has rented a bus at $10.00 per seat. Leaves at 8:30, returns …

Jack Calhoun blogs about canvassing before the mid-terms!

Tips from the Canvassing Front Line: … This face-to-face work, although vitally important, may not be in the cards for retiring souls.  But know that opportunities abound: postcard writing, phone calling, poll watching, entering data, or preparing for local, state and Congressional legislative actions.  Something for everyone! http://hopematters.org/tips-from-the-canvassing-front-line-so-important-often-fun-but-don’t-negotiate-with-dobermans/

Reclaiming Jesus

The writing, partner signatures and spring rally were organized by Rev. Jim Wallis, founder of Sojourners.  This is a model for Christians who need to feel empowered to take back the scripture from those Evangelicals who see Christianity without Christ as its leader and teacher. https://drive.google.com/open?id=1_U2YO8vHIRxpmdaGUrsVXb6VH0W0Jh2u  

Multicultural Chambers Alliance sponsors Candidate Forum in Virginia: Sunday, September 30 3:30-6:30 pm

The School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia International University is glad to invite you to: The Multicultural Chambers Alliance Decision 2018 sponsored Candidate Forum: Candidates for the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Senatorial race and candidates for the 8th, 10th, and 11th Congressional Districts will be participating in this year’s Candidate …

Blue Wave Workshop on Election/Campaign Advocacy, Saturday, June 16, 8:30 am

Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Pkwy, Fairfax, VA 22035 Workshops will include introductory trainings on canvassing, phone banking, and voter registration, plus sessions on: -precinct organizing: the wave of the future! -how to hold persuasion conversations with voters; perfecting your hard ask; -21st century technology and the campaign volunteer …