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Prioritizing Children’s Mental Health During Special Session

Posted:  -  By: Ashley Airington

COVID-19 isn’t just affecting our physical health and daily life—it’s also wrecking havoc on the mental health of our children and families. Whether it’s a lack of access to mental…

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Seeds of Hope Become Trees of Change

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

Guest Author: Dr. Janice Underwood, Ph.D, Commonwealth of Virginia’s Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Contact tracing. Social distancing. Coronavirus testing. All once nebulous phrases, now familiar and used in…

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Governor Recognizes Virginia’s First Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: 8/2-8/8/20

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

On August 2nd, the Governor of Virginia declared Virginia’s first Racial Truth and Reconciliation Week. Every Virginian must reckon with the state’s historical past and make intentional efforts to reconcile…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week Event Descriptions & Info: 8/2-8/8/20

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week Event Links & Descriptions View the RTRW program – engage with us on Facebook, Twitter, & Intagram throughout the week using the hashtag #RTRW2020. July 31st …

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: An Overview of Child Well-being and Equitable Research Practices

Posted:  -  By: Lauren Snellings

At Voices for Virginia’s Children we help all children in Virginia thrive, particularly the most vulnerable. Voices is home to the KIDS COUNT Data Center, a national network funded by…

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