Blog Archive: March 2022

Women’s History Month: Advancing Policies that Combat the Motherhood Penalty

Pictured above: Chief Policy Officer Emily Griffey with her child, Andy I’ve been a working mom for most of my career at Voices. Balancing motherhood and work has allowed me…

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youth advocacy cohort members pictured in Zoom with Voices staff

Reflections From Our 2022 Youth Advocacy Cohort

As the 2022 General Assembly session winds down, the Voices team is reflecting back on this session’s achievements, challenges, and future opportunities. Included in our reflections is the inspirational and…

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Making HERstory: Inside My Trip to the White House

As a person who has always aspired to be a voice for children, being invited to the White House felt like a dream. Before I knew what the field of…

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How Virginia Families Can Benefit from Proposed Tax Credits

Parents have faced numerous challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Child care closures made it more difficult to work. Employment uncertainty and illness made it more difficult to plan ahead….

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