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Blog Category: Kids Count Data

Zero to Three State of Babies Yearbook: 2021

Voices for Virginia’s Children is happy support the release of the State of Babies Yearbook: 2021 from our partners Zero to Three. This Yearbook resource includes downloadable, user-friendly reports, that…

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Intern Wanted: Data and Research Program, Voices for Virginia’s Children

Voices for Virginia’s Children is seeking to fill a master level data internship position for the summer of 2021. This master level internship opportunity in applied data research would fill…

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Asian American Trauma Impacting Virginia’s Children

There has been a 46% increase in acts of violence and discrimination of Asian Americans in the past year. According to data released by Stop AAPI Hate: 3,800 reports of…

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New Child Abuse and Neglect Data

The Voices for Virginia’s Children KIDS COUNT Data Center is constantly updating and adding new indicators. Did you know that we track child abuse and neglect data from the Department…

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An Update on the Census

The 2020 Census has come and passed, but the data and results from the surveys are still being tabulated. Last spring and summer, Census officials worked diligently to make sure…

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New KIDS COUNT Data Available: February 2021

A new year means new data. The Virginia KIDS COUNT data center has just updated 16 indicators in the areas of demographics, poverty, and economic well-being. See the full list…

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New report highlights what families are experiencing during the pandemic

Kids, Families and COVID-19: Pandemic Pain Points and the Urgent Need to Respond was released on December 12, 2020 by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in partnership with Voices for…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: An Overview of Child Well-being and Equitable Research Practices

At Voices for Virginia’s Children we help all children in Virginia thrive, particularly the most vulnerable. Voices is home to the KIDS COUNT Data Center, a national network funded by…

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Advancing Equity Through Data

From the outset of COVID-19, the pandemic put a spotlight on inequities within our systems and exacerbated problems children and families were already facing. Contrary to what many said in…

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Virginia Ranks 14th in U.S. for Child Well-Being

The 2020 KIDS COUNT Data Book was released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, an annually published resource that tracks child well-being nationally and state by state and ranks the…

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