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August 6, 2021

Civic Circle: August 2021

Civic Circle: August 2021  Updates The Virginia Progressive Leadership Project (VAPLP) has completed its training of the 7th cohort, the first-time-ever all virtual cohort. Over 72 hours of online training, 17 members of...

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July 2, 2021

Civic Circle: July 2021

Civic Circle: July 2021  Updates New laws went into effect on July 1, 2021. Major criminal justice and democracy reforms have gone into effect. A complete list of new laws can be found...

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June 5, 2021

Civic Circle: June 2021 Updates

Civic Circle: June 2021 Happy Pride Month! Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall...

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June 4, 2021

Civic Circle: June 2021

Happy Pride Month! Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) Pride Month is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising. The Stonewall...

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May 1, 2021

Civic Circle: May Updates

Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month!  Updates 2021 Election ProtectionWe are four weeks away from the last day to vote early in-person. Many localities will open up their satellite locations...

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April 15, 2021

CENSUS: Roll Call | News

As some states rush to redistrict, gerrymandering fight moves to back burner Illinois redistricting advocates are having a hard time convincing state lawmakers to be patient.Members of the Democratic-controlled General...

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April 15, 2021

Washington Post | News

Why your state might lose or gain clout in Congress after the census is released This is congressional reapportionment, the once-a-decade reshuffling of the 435 House seats among the states to...

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April 15, 2021

The Atlantic | OpEd

How to Fix H.R. 1Before considering a better way forward, it’s important to understand why the For the People Act is making so many Democratic regulars anxious. The bill is...

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April 13, 2021

The Center Square | News

 State redistricting deadlines in 2021, 2022 and 2023 The U.S. Census Bureau announced in February that it would deliver the detailed datasets needed for redistricting to the states by Sep....

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April 13, 2021

Associated Press | News

 16 states back Alabama’s challenge to Census privacy tool Sixteen other states are backing Alabama’s challenge to a statistical method the U.S. Census Bureau is using for the first time...

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