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Key Findings: Equity in Action & Equity at a Glance 

The Virginia Department of Health recently released two new dashboards focused on equity. One highlighting the programs and initiatives that have advanced equity during COVID-19 and the other as an…

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LGBTQ+ Youth and Policy Change: Celebrating Progress and More Work to Do

As Pride Month is ending soon, we want to bring attention to policies that promote equality for LGBTQ+ youth.  According to the Human Rights Campaign’s State Equity Index, a scorecard…

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2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book Release

The 2021 KIDS COUNT Data Book was released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, an annually published resource that tracks child well-being nationally as well as state by state and…

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Virginia Department of Health Releases Two Dashboards: Equity in Action & Equity at a Glance

The Virginia Department of Health has released two new dashboards focused on equity: Equity in Action & Equity at a Glance. Equity in Action highlights data related to programs and initiatives…

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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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