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Jason Inofuentes

  • Posted 5 Things Black People Have to Lose (Trust Me. They are AMAZING) to Progress|VA
    This Blog Post was Written by April Avant, Director of Digital Communications, Progress Virginia. (Who still is trying figure out how to fix the publishing feature on this ancient CMS) Enjoy! Yes, in Trump we should trust. Why? Because "it...
  • Posted Student Debt In Virginia to Progress|VA
    The doors that open with parchment embossed in gothic lettering come with a pretty hefty price tag. The mounting student loan debt among Virginia's college graduates is appalling. Nearly 60% of Virginia students graduate with student loan debt and the average debt of a...
  • Posted Voting In Virginia to Progress|VA
    Voting rights are the bedrock of democracy. The ability to vote is the capacity to affect change and improve your community. If you live, work, and pay taxes, you should have a voice and be able to cast a vote...
  • Posted Our Report Card is Here!! to Progress|VA
    Here at Progress Virginia, we serve as a year-round campaign for progressive policies and values. In 2015, we generated almost 1.4 million dollars in earned media. That's a lot more good news for the good guys and bad news for...
  • Posted Top 7 Facts About Living With Student Loans to Progress|VA
    Thousands of new college graduates are entering into the real world this month, about to face a harsh reality this November when their student loans come due. (Sorry, guys). The real world is tough, and it's even tougher when...
  • Posted 2016 Communications and Media Intern (Summer) to Progress|VA
    ProgressVA is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing and communications with rapid and hard-hitting earned media strategies. Year round, ProgressVA works to engage citizens from across the Commonwealth around issues of immediate state or local...
  • Posted 2016 Digital Communications Intern (Summer) to Progress|VA
    ProgressVA is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing and communications with rapid and hard-hitting earned media strategies. Year round, ProgressVA works to engage citizens from across the Commonwealth around issues of immediate state or local...
  • Posted Meet Kimberly Smith to Progress|VA
    Kimberly Smith is another example of the challenges we continually face in the workplace. In honor of #EqualPayDayVA, Kimberly generously allowed us to share her multi-dimensional story of discrimination in the workplace. We encourage you to the same. When...
  • Posted HB516: Margaret Garner vs. The General Assembly to Progress|VA
    "The last of [Baby Suggs'] children, whom she barely glanced at when he was born because it wasn't worth the trouble to try to learn features you would never see change into adulthood anyway. Seven times she had done...
  • Posted Meet The 29 Virginia Senators With The Most Chutzpah to Progress|VA
    You have to hand it to 29 Virginia Senators: after watching a former Governor be tried and convicted for corruption in federal court, it takes a lot of nerve to try to roll back the ethics reforms Virginia passed just...
  • Posted Right Wing Kicks off 2016 Session With A Bang to Progress|VA
    Richmond, VA - Right-wing extremists wasted no time this week embarrassing the Commonwealth and attacking Virginia families. Session may have only started two days ago, but conservatives are already overachieving. TuesdayDelegate Gilbert files HB773 to legalize tax-payer funded discrimination and write...
  • Posted Seeking a Communications and Spanish Language Media Associate to Progress|VA
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  • Posted Even Elected Officials Can't #LivetheWage... to Progress|VA
       At just $7.25 an hour, the minimum wage leaves Virginians to struggle to make ends meet. Basic, everyday expenses--food, gas, even public transportation--give low wage workers in the Commonwealth with very little breathing room when it comes to their...
  • Posted Got Debt, Virginia? to Progress|VA
    With student loan debt topping a staggering $1.2 trillion dollars --and 60% of college graduates leaving school in thousands of dollars of debt--student loan debt has become a national epidemic, one that keeps on hitting the economy--- nationwide and here...
  • Posted #LivetheWageVA Day 3-- When Life Throws You a Curveball to Progress|VA
    Yesterday may have been the most difficult Live the Wage VA Challenge day yet! Our participants were asked to consider how they would handle taking care of a sick child at home--three days into living on a week's budget of...
  • Posted Job Posting: Digital Organizer to Progress|VA
    About Us: Progress Virginia and our sister organization, Progress Virginia Education Fund, are hiring a digital organizer to join our team. Progress Virginia is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing and communications with rapid and...
  • Posted How They Voted: ALEC Loophole edition to Progress|VA
    Friday afternoon, the General Assembly rejected amendments from Governor McAuliffe that would have closed a loophole in ethics legislation that will allow legislators to accept free travel to ALEC conferences--with zero limits or disclosure. The State Senate rejected the amendments...
  • Posted Rotten tomatoes alert: Reviews are in on the ethics bill to Progress|VA
    A week after the General Assembly pushed through an "ethics reform" bill with last minute changes, the reviews are in and they're not pretty: "Lame." "Pretty sad." "They fall far short." "So anemic you almost wonder why they bothered." ...
  • Posted ALEC's latest attack on Virginia's public schools to Progress|VA
    Written by Larry Meadows: Eighteen House Delegates and four State Senators are patroning a bill, HB 2238, in the General Assembly designed to unravel Virginia's vaunted public education system. Ten of HB 2238's patrons are confirmed members of the American...
  • Posted Who Does Delegate Ramadan Work For? to Progress|VA
    Written by Larry Meadows: Delegate David Ramadan (R-87) has introduced self-interested, but not necessarily self-written, legislation to the Virginia House of Delegates that would undermine Virginians' ability to find the American Dream he found when he emigrated to the United...
  • Posted A Virginia for Everyone to Progress|VA
    Written by Larry Meadows: Anita Bryant began her crusade against America's LGBT population almost forty years ago. She enjoyed an early victory when her campaign to repeal an ordinance prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation in Dade County,...
  • Posted License To Discriminate to Progress|VA
    Written by Larry Meadows: The fight for marriage equality may be coming to a close in Virginia, but the fight for LGBT equality within and beyond City Hall and the state's wedding registries continues. It is just getting started. Delegate Bob...
  • Posted VA doesn't have to wait on Congress for SOTU agenda. The General Assembly can act now. to Progress|VA
    In last night's State of the Union address, President Obama outlined an economic opportunity agenda encompassing a range of policy proposals to provide a fair shot for working families. But Virginians eager to see progress on a working families' economic...
  • Posted 2015 ProgressVA Digital Design Intern Opening to Progress|VA
    ProgressVA is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing and communications with rapid and hard-hitting earned media strategies. Year round, ProgressVA works to engage citizens from across the Commonwealth around issues of immediate state or local concern....
  • Posted 2015 ProgressVA Research Intern Opening to Progress|VA
    ProgressVA is a multi-issue progressive advocacy organization that combines cutting edge online organizing and communications with rapid and hard-hitting earned media strategies. Year round, ProgressVA works to engage citizens from across the Commonwealth around issues of immediate state or local concern....
  • Posted Two Steps Back From Banning Discrimination to Progress|VA
    By Jack Cooper, ProgressVA Intern This past Monday was a momentous day for the General Assembly. It was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, which is one of the biggest lobbying days during session. To top it off, an extremely important...
  • Posted Update: Manassas's Measure to Ban Abortion to Progress|VA
    The heated discussion in the hallway outside the closed door meeting in Manassas City Hall last night left no doubt that the issue at hand is an attempt to ban abortions. Supporters of women's health attended the Thursday night meeting...
  • Posted Gift Loopholes Big Enough For A McDonnell Sized Scandal to Progress|VA
    Yesterday afternoon, federal prosecutors indicted Bob and Maureen McDonnell on charges stemming from the Star Scientific gift scandal. These charges only underscore the need for real ethics reform in Richmond. This morning, ProgressVA Education Fund released a new report...
  • Posted Dickie Bell's Detrimental Bill to Progress|VA
    By Jack Cooper, ProgressVA Intern I was a little taken aback while looking over HB207 proposed by Delegate Dickie Bell (R-20).  This bill would require the Board of Education along with local school boards and teaching staff to create an...
  • Posted URGENT CALLERS NEEDED: Fetal Anomaly Amendment up at 4PM! to Progress|VA
    The Virginia Senate Finance Committee needs to hear from you right now before a dangerous fetal anomaly amendment is heard at 4PM. Please call the committee members and tell them to oppose it. Talking points are included below.  If your...
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