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Blog Archive: September 2018

New Report: Opening Doors for Young Parents

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

 FACT is the only organization in Virginia that addresses trauma across the lifespan. The General Assembly created FACT, a public-private partnership, in 1986 to raise funds for the prevention and…

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

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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Share Your Story- Child Care, Foster Care, Trauma-informed, Health & Mental Health

As we prepare to speak up for kids at the Virginia General Assembly and in Washington we need help from you to share your story or the stories of families…

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Dillon Wild Learns Public Policy Best Practices During Voices’ Internship

Written by Cassie Price With a bang of his gavel, Chairman Emmett Hanger abruptly ended the May 29 Virginia Senate Finance Committee meeting, after declaring Senate Majority Leader Thomas Norment…

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