Oct 15, 2013
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
University of Richmond Jepson Alumni Center
28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Dr. Douglas E. Pierce, M.D., of Roanoke, played a pivotal role in establishing Child Health Investment Partnership (CHIP). CHIP has provided thousands of economically disadvantaged Virginia kids with health care and family support since it began as a pilot program more than 20 years ago.
Child Development Resources (CDR), of Williamsburg, helps babies and toddlers with disabilities or developmental delays walk and talk, eat and play. The staffers help keep those who are at risk for developmental delay safer and healthier. They help parents grow into their role as their child’s primary educator and offer training for other professionals. CDR has been making a difference for more than 45 years and serves about 1,000 children and their families.
Kate Duvall, of Charlottesville, is an attorney with the Legal Aid Justice Center’s JustChildren program. She represents dozens of children in the juvenile justice system, helping with re-entry planning, access to school and mental health treatment, and other issues. Ms. Duvall has successfully helped lobby for positive changes in the juvenile justice system.