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Blog Category: Kids Count Data

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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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Survey for Parents and Caregivers of Children Ages 0 to 13 years old

Help advocates, community organizations, and government leaders better understand what help families need to feel stable and secure. Please take 3-5 minutes to share your thoughts.  THANK YOU! WE RECEIVED…

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Starting Conversations with New Legislators: Legislative District Profiles Now Available

This year, there are 24 new legislators in the General Assembly representing localities across Virginia. We wanted to introduce the new legislators to the work of Voices for Virginia’s Children…

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Take Action Now! Use Voices 2019 Election Guide

Voices for Virginia’s Children champions public policies that improve the lives of kids across the Commonwealth. We are nonprofit, nonpartisan, and data-informed. In November 2019, all 140 seats in the…

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