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Make Children a Priority with a Permanent Children’s Cabinet

Right now, the most frequent question we are asked at Voices is, “So, how ARE children being impacted by this pandemic?” The most honest answer is that only time will…

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Apply Now: Campaign for a Trauma-Informed VA: Racial Truth & Reconciliation Advocacy Day

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Applicants must complete the application by November 23, 2020 by 5PM. We cannot guarantee this opportunity again. Please contact Chloe@vakids.org with any questions.   Voices for Virginia’s Children is looking…

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2020 Special Session Mental Health & Health- The Impact on Children and Families

We know that children and families are experiencing a combination of symptoms related to the impact of the pandemic, including isolation, stress, anxiety. These symptoms are further exacerbated by time as the pandemic continues. We…

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2020 Special Session Funding Family Economic Security- What’s in the budget?  

Children and their families are experiencing unprecedented levels of hardship during this time where businesses, schools and child care closed. This week, new data from the Census Household Pulse survey…

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2020 Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week Archives

Our Mission To empower the voices and experiences of marginalized communities in acknowledgement of truth to promote healing, reconciliation, and justice. Our Goals To educate Virginians on the impact of…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation: Sign-On As A Partner In Solidarity!

Are you a partner in solidarity supportive of the RTR mission and goals? Sign-on as a partner and join the partnership committee. Partnership committee members are authentically committed to the…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Virginia Coalition

The Racial Truth & Reconciliation VA coalition assembles advocates who are committed to racial advocacy and equity work across many sectors to implement the campaign goals. There are five committees…

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Racial Truth & Reconciliation Virginia

Campaign Mission & Goals  To empower the voices and experiences of marginalized communities in acknowledgement of truth to promote healing, reconciliation, and justice. The campaign seeks to advance policies that…

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2020 Special Session Budget Update: House and Senate Make Decisions to Support Kids & Families

On Friday, Sept. 25, the Virginia House and Senate announced their priorities to restore funding in the state budget for children and families experiencing economic hardship and emotional trauma. While…

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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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