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Blog Archive: September 2020

2020 Special Session Budget Update: House and Senate Make Decisions to Support Kids & Families

On Friday, Sept. 25, the Virginia House and Senate announced their priorities to restore funding in the state budget for children and families experiencing economic hardship and emotional trauma. While…

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Lack of Investments for Child Welfare During Special Session

The coronavirus pandemic makes it even more challenging than the usual for day-to-day care given by  foster and kinship caregivers, and child welfare professionals. Many of these children have experienced…

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Virginia Must Declare Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Racism is a driving determinant that impacts the social determinant of our personal and public health, family economic security, housing, food security, and education. Whether racism is explicit or implicit,…

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Virginians Must Choose Bravery- 2020 Unity Walk Kickoff RECAP

FRIENDS AND ALLIES IN THE PURSUIT OF RACIAL HEALING and SOCIAL JUSTICE joined Racial Truth & Reconciliation Virginia, Coming to the Table- RVA, Black Lives Matter 804, Broken Men Foundation,…

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Donor Spotlight: Rev. Canon J. Fletcher Lowe

Guest author — Voices intern Megan Gianforte Organizations evolve over time with many pivots, but one thing that has remained constant through the life of Voices for Virginia’s Children is…

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