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2023 General Assembly Budget Passes with Significant Investments for Youth and Family Well-Being

Posted:  -  By: Emily Moore

In the world of politics and public policy, budgets play a pivotal role in driving change and progress. They serve as the financial blueprints that determine the extent and influence…

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Child Poverty is a Policy Choice

Posted:  -  By: Emily Moore

On September 12, the U.S. Census Bureau released the findings of three reports estimating income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States. According to the Supplemental Poverty Measure…

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Urgent Action Needed to Prevent Virginia’s Child Care Cliff: Your Voice Matters

Posted:  -  By: Allison Gilbreath

Life has thrown Virginia families more than their fair share of challenges in recent years. From the upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic to the strain of school closures and economic…

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Health, Healing, and Hope for Children: Voices’ trip to the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters

Posted:  -  By: Emily Moore

Pictured above, from left to right: Jack Warburton, VP of Mental Health Service Line at CHKD; Stephanie Osler, Director of Mental Health Service Line at CHKD; Allison Gilbreath, Sr. Director…

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Young People are Leading. Are We Ready to Follow?

Posted:  -  By: Emily Moore

This blog was written by Voices Summer Fellow, Cat Atkinson, MSW, in collaboration with Virginia’s Youth in Action (VAYA) alum, Kayla Bravo. Civic Engagement, or Political Engagement, is defined as…

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