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Navigating the Policy Path as a Voices Intern

Posted:  -  By: Christina Feerick

Guest author — Voices intern Hannah Adams This summer I was given the incredible opportunity to work alongside the talented staff at Voices in order to learn more about the…

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Collective Feedback on Virginia’s School Readiness Plans

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

Next week state leaders will host four listening sessions to solicit feedback on the state’s plans for school readiness. There are also opportunities to submit written feedback by August 31st….

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Take Action Now! Use Voices 2019 Election Guide

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

Voices for Virginia’s Children champions public policies that improve the lives of kids across the Commonwealth. We are nonprofit, nonpartisan, and data-informed. In November 2019, all 140 seats in the…

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Speak Up on Plans to Improve VA’s Early Childhood Programs

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

This August is your chance to speak up on the direction of early childhood education in Virginia!  Governor Northam signed Directive 4 on July 24, 2019 to establish the School…

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Roberta Newman — Powering Potential on the Eastern Shore

Posted:  -  By: Christina Feerick

“Everyone has a role to play”— and from an early age, Roberta Newman has known HER role. During a recent interview, Newman said she became a child advocate at the…

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