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Virginia Must Declare Racism as a Public Health Crisis

Racism is a driving determinant that impacts the social determinant of our personal and public health, family economic security, housing, food security, and education. Whether racism is explicit or implicit,…

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Virginians Must Choose Bravery- 2020 Unity Walk Kickoff RECAP

FRIENDS AND ALLIES IN THE PURSUIT OF RACIAL HEALING and SOCIAL JUSTICE joined Racial Truth & Reconciliation Virginia, Coming to the Table- RVA, Black Lives Matter 804, Broken Men Foundation,…

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2020 Special Session Priorities

The last five months have been disruptive for children and families in Virginia. Children and parents are facing challenges, hardship and trauma that will impact them for a lifetime. Financial,…

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Seeds of Hope Become Trees of Change

Guest Author: Dr. Janice Underwood, Ph.D, Commonwealth of Virginia’s Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer Contact tracing. Social distancing. Coronavirus testing. All once nebulous phrases, now familiar and used in…

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Governor Recognizes Virginia’s First Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: 8/2-8/8/20

On August 2nd, the Governor of Virginia declared Virginia’s first Racial Truth and Reconciliation Week. Every Virginian must reckon with the state’s historical past and make intentional efforts to reconcile…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week Event Descriptions & Info: 8/2-8/8/20

Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week Event Links & Descriptions View the RTRW program – engage with us on Facebook, Twitter, & Intagram throughout the week using the hashtag #RTRW2020. July 31st …

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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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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week – 8/2/20 – 8/8/20

Join us for Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week #RTRW2020 Our Mission To empower the voices and experiences of marginalized communities in acknowledgement of truth to promote healing, reconciliation, and justice….

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: Trauma-Informed Community Network Stories – Councilwoman Tina Stevens & Rodney Culbreath

Our mission for Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week is to empower the voices and experiences of marginalized communities in acknowledgement of truth to promote healing, reconciliation, and justice. Reflecting on…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week: Trauma-Informed Community Network Stories – Brian Little

Our mission for Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week is to empower the voices and experiences of marginalized communities in acknowledgement of truth to promote healing, reconciliation, and justice. Reflecting on…

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