Building Local Power in West Virginia
Our vision is a thriving West Virginia where everyone is guaranteed justice, dignity, equity and a voice in determining their future.
We strive to change the balance of power in West Virginia through civic engagement, grassroots-led policy change, developing local leadership, and bringing diverse voices together.
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Who We Are
“... our members, community leaders, staff & board - is an amazing collective of single moms, grandparents, former laborers, safety net recipients, strategic thinkers, teachers, students, and organizers, in all shapes and forms. It is an honor to work alongside these powerful individuals...”
- Karen Williams, Former OFWV Board President
“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.”
- Alice Walker