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February 23, 2021

Roanoke Times | Editorial

Some Virginia Democrats have lost touch with their heritage In Virginia, we have no U.S. senator on the ballot, just U.S. House members, plus maybe members of the House of...

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February 23, 2021

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Editorial

Recognize the General Assembly’s continued efforts to remove voting barriers With House of Delegates elections scheduled for Nov. 2, there will not be sufficient time for Virginia to implement new...

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February 22, 2021

NBC News | News

Latinos see jump in college degrees, but gap widens, census shows The share of U.S. Latinos 25 and older with at least a bachelor’s degree grew 30 percent over 15...

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February 22, 2021

Business Insider | News

Census delays are scrambling the once-in-a-decade redistricting that will shape the 2022 midterms The COVID-19 pandemic’s deleterious impact on the 2020 Census is continuing to bleed over into 2021, and...

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February 22, 2021

Henrico Citizen | News

Lawmakers kill bill calling for transparency in redistricting commission The Virginia Senate killed a House proposal to expand access to the commonwealth’s new redistricting commission and help make the process...

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February 6, 2021

Civic Circle: February Updates

Celebrating Black History Month In 1926, Dr. Carter G. Woodson founded Negro History Week to be celebrated in the month of February. In 1969, Black Student Union organizers at Kent...

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January 2, 2021

Civic Circle: January 2021

General Assembly Starts Next Week The General Assembly starts next week, January 13th. Here are ways to stay tuned and watch live session videos as follow: House of Delegates Committee...

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December 5, 2020

Civic Circle: December 2020 Updates

Redistricting Commission Last month, Virginia voters approved Amendment 1, creating a redistricting commission for the first time ever. The Virginia Redistricting Commission will be a 16-member Commission tasked with establishing...

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November 7, 2020

Civic Circle: November Updates

Thank You Election Protection Volunteers! Thank you to the over 850 volunteers who helped us to ensure Virginians had unencumbered access to the ballot and were able to cast their...

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October 3, 2020

Civic Circle: October Updates

 2020 Census There is still time to complete the 2020 Census! Households should respond to the 2020 Census right away to not miss out on the resources and political power...

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