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Blog Archive: September 2021

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Targeted Outreach to Latino Families: What Else Should Virginia Do?

Frequently, our job as advocates does not end when a policy passes the General Assembly. We need to know more detail about how the policy is reaching its intended goals…

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Celebrating the Increase in Virginia’s Hispanic and Latino Community

Photo credit: Detail of Hispanic Heritage Select Photos, by David Valdez. This page has been written in English and translated into Spanish. Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15th…

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Recap: Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week (August 22-28, 2021)

This year marked Virginia’s 2nd Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week (RTRW), a virtual week-long conference hosted by Voices for Virginia’s Children. It promotes the reckoning of Virginia’s past to reconcile…

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Talking to Youth After Violence

It is an unfortunate truth in this country that we must have difficult and scary conversations that follow acts of violence, including school shootings. These events stir up confusion, fear,…

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Honoring a Voice for Children: Fletcher Lowe

[Pictured above: Fletcher and Mary Fran Lowe at the first Carol Fox event in 2017] The tribute below was written by Voices’ Chief Policy Officer, Emily Griffey. She knew Fletcher well…

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