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HJ537 Press Conference Recap – Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

This morning, Delegate Aird hosted a press conference to discuss House Joint Resolution No. 537. The resolution formally declares racism as a public health crisis in Virginia. For generations, based…

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2021 Legislative Agenda: Advocating for Family Economic Security

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

Family Economic Security (FES) increases access to strong financial futures at the individual, community, and systemic level. It influences several components of an individual’s life, including physical, social, emotional, health…

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2021 Legislative Agenda: Trauma-Informed & Equity-Informed Policy Solutions

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

During the 2020 General Assembly Session, a number of incremental policy steps were taken to advance trauma-informed policy. In the wake of the pandemic, Virginia must recognize the need for…

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Take Action: Declare Racism As A Public Health Crisis in VA

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

Delegate Lashrecse Aird has introduced House Joint Resolution No. 537, a resolution to declare racism as a public health crisis in Virginia. The American Public Health Association defines racism as…

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Organizational Sign-On: Support a Permanent Children’s Cabinet

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

The Governor’s Children’s Cabinet has been an incredibly useful method to support interagency collaboration and prioritize children’s issues. In the last two Governor’s Administrations the Children’s Cabinet has tackled plans…

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