Here at The Hub, we believe that the laws that govern
West Virginia should reflect the values, hopes and ambitions
of the people of West Virginia.
That’s democracy at it’s finest.
So, why don’t you tell us?
What new policies do you want to see introduced
to make WV a better place to live, love and thrive?
Got an idea you want to get in front of our decision-makers? Are you willing to round up a posse, get organized and get serious about building a more prosperous state?
Let’s hear it.
LATEST NEWS ON POLICY AND GRASSROOTS ORGANIZING IN WEST VIRGINIA
BY EMMA PEPPER, DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC NETWORK COMMUNICATIONS, THE HUB Putting abandoned properties back into productive use is difficult, especially when those properties are dilapidated buildings or vacant lots. It’s a public service that many of West Virginia’s local governments take on, but it’s not an easy one. We’ve talked before about the negative impact
BY MICHAELA FLOHR FOR THE MOUNTAIN STATESMAN Taylor Bennett and Kayla Wright of the West Virginia Hub were back to talk with residents last week at Espresso Yourself Coffee House at the second meeting on the Next Generation Communities Project. The Next Generation Communities Project states that this project helps communities, “By bringing local citizens,
BY TAYLOR BENNETT, COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT POLICY COORDINATOR, THE HUB This year, the team with The Hub’s policy program has been in the process of rolling out the Next Generation Communities Project – an initiative that helps to strengthen communities and their economies through local changes that will motivate young people to come to and stay