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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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RTRW Event: ‘Exposing Disparities during COVID-19 & the Impact on Virginia’s Children, Youth, & Families’

Voices for Virginia’s Children’s 2nd annual Racial Truth and Reconciliation Week (RTRW) is taking place August 22 through August 28. On Tuesday, August 24 at 9:00am, the presentation ‘Exposing Disparities…

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Equity Assessments and Disaggregated Data in Action

Recently, the Data and Research team at Voices for Virginia’s Children conducted community equity assessments for two Trauma-Informed Community Networks (TICNs) in Virginia. These Trauma-Informed Community Networks work to identify…

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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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