NEWS

Are you registered to vote?

The 2018 midterm elections are almost here. Deadline to register to vote in West Virginia is next Tuesday, October 16. Register online. Learn more about how to apply for an absentee ballot. During this year's midterm elections: - 33 of the 100 Senate seats are up for...

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Apply to Join Our Youth Council! Deadline: October 30

Are you a young West Virginian age 15 - 25? Are you interested in addressing issues of racial and social justice in your school, church, or community? Apply to join our Youth Council today! CARE Youth Council Mission Statement We are a group of young people committed...

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Sponsorship Invitation for MSRJS 2018

Center Black Liberation. Support Black Futures. Since 2017’s Black Lives Matter rally in Charleston, black folks in West Virginia have been rising up. Despite extractive and hateful policies built from the intersections of institutional racism, racist policing,...

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Apply for the 2019 Creative Solutions Symposium by October 8

The Creative Solutions Symposium is a weeklong residency (August 26th-August 31st, 2019) dedicated to activists, advocates, organizers and thinkers who are striving to create positive social change in the world. The residency offers 3-4 small groups (no more than 4...

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West Virginia Council of Churches Public Policy Forum

The annual West Virginia Council of Churches Public Policy Forum will be held on October 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Christ Church United Methodist (1221 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV 25301). Organizations are invited to present policy issues for consideration by the Council...

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Applications for 2019 Voqal Fellowship Due October 3

Voqal's Fellowship program is a talent and technology accelerator for tomorrow’s social entrepreneurs. We’re searching for change-makers and thought leaders who want to launch the next “big idea” that will increase equity for those who experience political, economic,...

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Call for Workshop Proposals

Call for Workshop Proposals Call to Action for Racial Equality (CARE Coalition) is organizing West Virginia’s first racial justice conference, the Mountain State Racial Justice Summit, on November 30 and December 1, 2018 at a location TBA. Our theme this year is...

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Health Care for All

West Virginians for Affordable Health Care, Kanawha Valley Village People, and Fair Shake Network, Inc. are organizing a Health Care for All Community Forum on Sunday, October 14, 2:00 - 4:00 PM at the Woman's Club of Charleston (1600 Virginia Street E). Health care...

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WV Criminal Justice Listening Tour Seeks Sponsors

Since early 2018, the WV Criminal Justice Listening Project has collected stories about the criminal justice system. They talked to people who spent time behind bars. Men and women who struggled to build a life after leaving prison. Fathers and mothers in recovery....

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Young WV 2018 Conference Registration

Can $250 help you make a difference at your school or in your community? What about $2,000? Young West Virginia, in partnership with Our Children Our Future Campaign, Peace First, and Families Leading Change are offering just that. Are you 15 - 25 years old and have a...

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Opioid Crisis Legislative Candidate Forum

On August 28, 2018, join youth organizers and Lift Up Kanawha for a night of educational fun, prizes, and hearing from folks running to be your legislators. This event is free and open to the public and will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the La Belle Theater,...

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NAACP of WV 2018 State Conference

NAACP - West Virginia is proud to announce that the NAACP of WV 2018 State Conference will be held on August 24 and 25 at West Virginia State University. This year’s state conference theme of “Defeat Hate. Vote.” is indicative of the spirit of the NAACP’s mission,...

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Youth Organizing Fellows Lead Logan County Community Forum

CARE Coalition is proud to mentor and support groups of young people through the West Virginia Youth Organizing Fellowship, a program facilitated by Rise Up WV and West Virginia Citizen Action Group. The fellowship supports Appalachian teens to organize their...

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Healing Justice Film and Panel Discussion

Over 100 people attended our "Healing Justice" Film Screening and Panel Discussion event on July 19 at B'nai Israel Temple. The event was organized in partnership with West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy and American Friends Service Committee WV. We were moved...

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#FamiliesBelongTogether

This statement was written for the #FamiliesBelongTogether Rally in Charleston, WV on July 12, 2018. As leaders in the fight for racial equity in West Virginia, we CARE about keeping families together. We stand with immigrant and migrant communities in West Virginia,...

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