Tuesday Tidbits

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Dear Friends,

Join Network NOVA and women across the state for Rev’d Up for the ERA and Equality in Richmond March 9-10, 2022. Despite Attorney General Miyares’ political grandstanding and unwillingness to uphold the political process and honor the will of the people of Virginia, women will show up to vote for constitutional gender equality yet again. Over 81% of Virginians supported ratification of the ERA. We fought for over 100 years to be recognized in the U.S. Constitution and nothing will stand in our way. Here is the updated agenda and Press Release to share. 

Please note that as we move towards the end of the General Assembly 2022 Session, Tuesday Tidbits will only be for Calls to Actions (CTAs) and events that are time sensitive.  Please watch for Thursdays’ BADASS Briefing.

Let’s get it done,

Stair


All Rev’d Up For Equality, March 9-10 

Wednesday, March 9 – Let’s Get Social for the ERA at Siné Irish Pub, 5pm-8pm
Thursday, March 10: Legislative Breakfast, 8:00am (Truist Building Cafeteria)Rally at the Bell Tower, 9:30am

We have an updated agenda and press release.  Please share.

Details and signup


League of Women Voters’ Legislative RoundtableWednesday, March 9th, 8:30am – 9:30amTopic: Final Legislative Push 


Safer Country Honors Supervisor Rodney Lusk

Wednesday, March 9, 6-8pm

The Garden at Building Momentum, Alexandria. Rodney  Lusk is the first Black man elected as a member of the Board of Supervisors and is its Public Safety Chair. We have been working together to prevent gun violence in Fairfax! Our special guest speaker will be Jennifer Carroll Foy. Other speakers are Building Momentum CEO Brad Halsey and Alexandria School Board member Willie Bailey, whose brother is in a wheelchair due to a bullet.


Rural GroundGame Working Wednesdays7:00pm – Virtual 

Time for Action! Each week, we’ll cover a different topic for a brief 30 min meeting. We’ll focus on creative ideas to grow rural Democratic committees, increase community engagement, capture and improve data, candidate and campaign support, collaborative messaging and MORE! This week the focus will be on young voters.


Virginia Redress Network MeetingMarch 9, 6:00pm 

We will be discussing the upcoming Reparations 2022 Conference scheduled for April 1-2 and facilitating a discussion on how to advocate and support systemic protections for the preservation of African American burial sites.


Messaging for Progressive VictoriesWednesday, March 9th, 7:00pm – 8:00pm Hear from Anat Shenker-Osorio, host of the “Words to Win By” podcast and Principal of ASO Communications, on why certain messages falter when others deliver. Learn research-based tools to be more persuasive when talking and writing for progressive candidates and causes! If you’ve ever wondered what to write in a letter, what to say on the phone, how to talk to a voter at their door or even relatives across a table, this event is for you.  


Lake Barcroft Meet and Greet with Don BeyerSaturday, March 18, 3:30pm Please join us for a glorious Spring afternoon on the shores of Lake Barcroft to meet the amazing Congressman Don Beyer. We will be serving  Jake’s Ice Cream sodas and Spring tea snacks.  Hosted by Stair Calhoun, Holly Hazard and Robin Rinearson. There is no charge.


Sunday, March 13th 3-4 p.m.Stand and Deliver Virginia Rally

Tinner Hill Historic Site, Falls Church, VA 22042 

Join concerned educators who want to stand up against the false narrative and attacks on public education being led by politicians in Richmond and across the nation. Join and help us deliver a loud and clear message that public educators are committed to the inclusive and respectful education of our children.  There will be speakers, voter registration, and tables with organizations that are concerned for their communities and need your help.



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