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Voices is thrilled to announce our Executive Director, Margaret Nimmo Holland, has been named a 2018 Richmond Times Dispatch Person of the Year honoree! She is being recognized for shaping RVA and for her achievements helping children. Margaret will be featured in the December edition of the RTD’s Discover Richmond magazine. In 2016, Margaret was honored with an Outstanding Woman Award in Law and Government by the YWCA. She was also named to Style Weekly’s “Top 40 Under 40” in 2011. As a result of her advocacy efforts on behalf of children, Margaret was awarded the Joseph V. Gartlan Award, given by the Virginia Association of Community Services Boards. For more info about Margaret and Voices – https://vakids.org

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Are you being counted? What you need to know about the 2020 Census in just 3 mins

Posted:  -  By: Christina Feerick

 

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Carol S. Fox Making Kids Count 2018 Awards – The Day After

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

What a night! Voices for Virginia’s Children was thrilled to have the First Lady of Virginia Pamela Northam join us to honor those who are MAKING KIDS COUNT across the…

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New Report: Opening Doors for Young Parents

Posted:  -  By: Christina Feerick

With limited access to opportunities to advance their education and find family-sustaining jobs, Virginia’s 60,000 young adult parents face hurdles to support their children and fulfill their own potential, according…

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The Family and Children’s Trust Fund Supports Trauma-Informed Communities Across Virginia

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

The Family and Children’s Trust Fund Supports Trauma-informed Communities Across Virginia  FACT is the only organization in Virginia that addresses trauma across the lifespan. The General Assembly created FACT, a public-private…

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New data shows gains overall for Virginia, but low-income families still live on the edge of poverty

Posted:  -  By: S. Beth Nolan

The U.S. Census Bureau just released the 2017 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-Year estimates. The survey covers 40+ topics such as poverty status, educational attainment, occupation, language spoken at home,…

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