Our work is carried out by volunteer-driven working groups. Email RiseUpWV[at]gmail[dot]com to find out about working group meetings and join. Our working groups for 2019 are:
City politics: We focus on organizing for progressive policies in Charleston and, in particular, working with the recovery community.
State legislature: Focusing on economic justice policies at the state level
Rapid response: We organize strategic actions to put pressure on federal and state representatives in defense of healthcare, economic rights and marginalized communities.
Youth organizing: We develop youth leadership, including running our youth organizing fellowship program.
If you have an idea for a working group that you'd be willing to lead, get in touch with us at RiseUpWV[at]gmail[dot]com