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Blog Archive: April 2018

Jamie Clancey Works for Trauma-Informed Policies and Practices

Many Americans think of public policy as an abstract concept with little relevance to their daily lives. Not so Jamie Clancey. She sees the effects of public policy everywhere in…

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Voices Is Hiring!

Outreach Coordinator Full-time position Position Summary The Outreach Coordinator will serve as a connection point between local and regional partners and the Voices policy team, specifically on the cross-cutting issues…

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Keith Hare, Working across the Aisle

The 24-hour news cycle bombards us with stories of political gridlock caused by warring Democrats and Republicans. Less likely to make headlines are examples of good governance, which happens when…

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Speak up for access to quality child care during April!

It’s time to add your voice to the conversation about plans for how Virginia spends our funding for child care assistance and quality improvement efforts. During April 2018, we have…

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Latasha Wiggins, CHIP Champion

Latasha Wiggins was standing in a parking lot alternately crying and talking into her phone to a woman in an office of one of Latasha’s elected representatives. It was two…

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Chloe Edwards, Kinship Care Advocate

Photograph: Chloe Edwards, left, pictured with her grandparents and Richmond mayor Levar Stoney. “You think you’re pretty, but you’re really not. You think you’re smart, but you’re really not. You’ll…

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