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Time to remember loved ones and end overdose

River Valley Organizing is recognizing International Overdose Awareness Day with free community events in East Liverpool and Portsmouth on Saturday, August 27.

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100+ Drug Policy, Harm Reduction, Health Care, and Community Groups and Ohioans Call on Sens. Portman and Brown to Cosponsor MAT Act

Today Nelsonville Voices and River Valley Organizing led over 100 drug policy, harm reduction, health care, and community groups and Ohioans across the state in sending a letter to Senators Portman and Brown calling on them to save lives and cosponsor the Mainstreaming Addiction Treatment (MAT) Act.

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East Liverpool Community Survey Shows Support for Police Oversight

River Valley Organizing conducted a community survey of 1,500 residents to gauge what they liked about our community, what they disliked, and what resources they felt we needed to combat the issues. 80% of those surveyed responded that they felt that the community would benefit from a police oversight committee to help bridge the gap between the local departments and the communities they work for to ensure the safety and peace of mind of everyone. 

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Community to Recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Celebration Luncheon

River Valley Organizing and the NAACP of East Liverpool and Wellsville will host a free Celebration Luncheon for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on January 17, 2022 at noon at the First Baptist Church in Wellsville.

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Bail Reform Town Hall Scheduled in Portsmouth

Community members, faith leaders, and allied partners will present a town hall to discuss Ohio’s current bail reform policies and two proposed bipartisan bills that would enact reform on December 7 at 6:30pm in Portsmouth, Ohio.

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Soil Sampling for Metals is Open to the Public

River Valley Organizing is collaborating with researchers from Kent State East Liverpool Campus and the University of Kentucky to offer a citizen science soil sampling toolkit for residents of East Liverpool.

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Gubernatorial Candidate Nan Whaley Visits River Valley Organizing

River Valley Organizing hosted Gubernatorial Candidate Nan Whaley at its Portsmouth office on Tuesday, September 28, 2021

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River Valley Organizing Welcomes Back Congress

River Valley Organizing traveled to Washington D.C. to welcome Congress back from its summer recess. They participated in actions surrounding harm reduction, environmental justice, and more.

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International Overdose Awareness Day marked by River Valley Organizing in East Liverpool

River Valley Organizing marked International Overdose Awareness Day with two community events on Saturday, August 28, 2021. The events helped raise awareness, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths, remember those who have died, and stimulate discussion about overdose prevention and drug policy.

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