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Blog Archive: May 2018

Finally! Virginia passes Medicaid expansion and a budget that invests in kids

After repeated attempts over the last several years, Virginia finally adopted Medicaid expansion to provide health insurance to up to 400,000 Virginians who currently fall in the coverage gap.  We are…

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2018 Infographics Are Here!

Voices is pleased to release the newest version of our regional and statewide infographics! Each of the eight regional infographics gives a snapshot of how children are doing in both…

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Details of the Proposed House and Senate Budget Deal, Including Medicaid Expansion

The House Appropriations Committee shared the details of the proposed House and Senate FY19 & FY20 budget deal on May 21, 2018, before the Senate was scheduled to vote. However,…

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Call for Nominations! 2018 MAKING KIDS COUNT Awards Reception

The Carol S. Fox MAKING KIDS COUNT Award In 2012, Voices for Virginia’s Children established the Carol S. Fox MAKING KIDS COUNT Award to be presented annually to an individual and an organization in…

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Buckey Boone, Advocating for Kids in Southwest Virginia

Buckey Boone, pictured here with his grandson, is a lifelong child advocate. When it comes to crafting public policies, William “Buckey” Boone cautions against one-size-fits-all thinking. The long-time resident of…

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2018 Mother’s Day Honorees

Thanks to all the folks who honored their mothers and mother figures by supporting Voices for Virginia’s Children with a donation this Mother’s Day. We have listed the 2018 Mother’s…

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This Mother’s Day, Honor the Special Women in Your Life!

Soon we will celebrate Mother’s Day to honor our biological, adoptive, or foster mothers or other women who were our first and greatest champions. At Voices, we understand the importance…

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