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For West Virginia's FutureExecutive Director Renee Hagerty, renee@fwvf.org"For West Virginia’s Future supports mission-driven organizations in the Mountain State. We help organizations achieve their goals by providing: training, funding, hands-on support."Large or nationalrenee@fwvf.org
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West Virginia Climate AlliancePerry Bryant, perrybryantwv@outlook.com"The West Virginia Climate Alliance is a broad-based, West Virginia-focused coalition of environmental, faith-based, civil rights, and civic organizations, with special outreach to young adults, in order to address the climate crisis."
Recently published a report explaining the science of climate change and how it’s affecting WV
Large or nationalperrybryantwv@outlook.com
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Moms Clean Air Force West Virginia501c3State Field Organizer Leah Barbor, lbarbor@momscleanairforce.org“Moms are working in West Virginia to fight for clean air and a stable climate. We host events, share information about what’s going on, and create opportunities for mothers to talk to their legislators about their concerns.”
Project of Environmental Defense Fund.
Large or nationallbarbor@momscleanairforce.org
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Sierra Club of West Virginia501c4Co-Chair Eric Engle, ericengle85@yahoo.com
Co-Chair Aileen Curfman, acurfman@gmail.com
"As a chapter, we have worked together to improve our state through energy efficiency by promoting local renewable energy, acting as diligent citizens towards the destructive natural gas & pipeline industry, as well as remaining involved politically."Large or nationalericengle85@yahoo.com, acurfman@gmail.com
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West Virginia Free501c3Chief Executive Officer Margaret Chapman Pomponio, margaret@wvfree.org"We canvass and build the power of young people, women and people of color to vote, educating them on reproductive health issues."Large or nationalmargaret@wvfree.org
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Fairness West Virginia501c3 and 501c4Executive Director Andrew Schneider, Andrew@fairnesswv.org"Statewide civil rights advocacy organization dedicated to fair treatment and civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender West Virginians."Large or nationalAndrew@fairnesswv.org
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Un-PACPACExecutive Director Shana Gallagher, shana@un-pac.org"Funds youth organizing efforts working to increase awareness and provide pressure on elected leaders to support American democracy reform, specifically the upcoming legislation, the Freedom to Vote Act."Large or nationalshana@un-pac.org
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West Virginia Can't WaitPACCo-chairs Katey Lauer, katey@wvcantwait.com
Stephen Smith, stephen@wvcantwait.com
"WV Can’t Wait is a movement to win a people’s government in the Mountain State. In three years time, WV Can’t Wait has built the largest electoral organizing infrastructure our state has seen in decades. With county teams in all but one of our 55 counties, 39 constituency groups representing seniors, veterans, and so on, and 107 candidates running under the WV Can’t Wait banner."Small or grassrootskatey@wvcantwait.com, Smithstephen@wvcantwait.com
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Our Future West Virginia501c3Interim Executive Director Chad Webb, chad@ourfuturewv.org"We strive to change the balance of power in West Virginia through civic engagement, grassroots-led policy change, developing local leadership, and bringing diverse voices together."Small or grassrootschad@ourfuturewv.org
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Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action“The group focuses on raising awareness of the science supporting the urgency of dealing with global climate change by presenting educational programs and participating in local campaigns.”Small or grassroots
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West Virginia Rivers Coalition501c3Executive Director Angie Rosser, wvrivers@wvrivers.org"WV Rivers is the only statewide organization focused on promoting the overall health of West Virginia’s waters and their downstream benefits. Our mission is to conserve and restore West Virginia’s exceptional rivers and streams. "
West Virginia state affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation.
Small or grassrootswvrivers@wvrivers.org
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West Virginia Environmental Councilinfo@wvecouncil.org“The primary organization that pressures the WV legislature for renewable energy and environmental protections.”Small or grassrootsinfo@wvecouncil.org
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West Virginia Citizen Action GroupExecutive Director Gary Zuckett, garyz@wvcag.org"Advocates for better public policy, rights of individuals, a clean environment, and a stronger democratic process."
People’s Action affiliate, 501c3 is WV Citizen Action Education Fund
Small or grassrootsgaryz@wvcag.org
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West Virginia Council of ChurchesExecutive Director Rev. Jeffrey S. Allen, director@wvcc.org"Respecting the traditions of each denomination – while uniting to speak with one voice and to act with united hands – we carry the message of Christ’s church into the public arena. Over the years, the West Virginia Council of Churches has been active in areas of social justice, health and economic issues, legislative issues and disaster response."Small or grassrootsdirector@wvcc.org
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WV Black Voter Impact InitiativeDr. Shanequa Smith, wvblackvoters@gmail.com“Our purpose is to embrace, educate, and empower black people to vote.”Small or grassrootswvblackvoters@gmail.com
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WV New Jobs CoalitionOrganizing Director Alexandra Gallo, alexandra@newjobswv.org, (610) 283-4844“Partnership of organizations seeking to bring new, well-paying jobs to WV”Small or grassrootsalexandra@newjobswv.org
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Generation West VirginiaExecutive Director Natalie Roper, natalie@generationwv.org“Statewide organization dedicated to attracting, retaining, and advancing young people in WV…serving as a voice and a source of action for young people to impact policy at the local, state, and federal levels.”Small or grassrootsnatalie@generationwv.org
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American Friends Service Committee Appalachian Center for Equality and West Virginia Economic Justice Project501c3Youth & Community Engagement Program Associate Liz Brunello, ebrunello@afsc.org
WVEJ Director Rick Wilson, rwilson@afsc.org
“Appalachian Center for Equality is dedicated to creating opportunities for young people...through interpersonal skill-building, college trips, and community engagement projects with the belief that together we can make our communities in southern West Virginia stronger and more vibrant for everyone.”
“West Virginia Economic Justice Project (WVEJ) works statewide on issues affecting low income and working families. The project...engages in campaigns to gain or defend economic rights for workers and low income families, and builds effective coalitions in support of economic justice for all people.”
Small or grassrootsebrunello@afsc.org, Wilsonrwilson@afsc.org
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