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Child Poverty is a Policy Choice

On September 12, the U.S. Census Bureau released the findings of three reports estimating income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States. According to the Supplemental Poverty Measure…

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Mixed Results: Reflections on 11 Years as a Child Advocate

Over my 11 years at Voices, I’ve written blogs celebrating policy wins, launching new initiatives and reflecting on issues of the day. Today I write my last blog for Voices….

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Now Hiring: Senior Policy Analyst: Mental Health

We are excited to share that we are hiring, please see the position and description below. Now Hiring Senior Policy Analyst: Mental Health Reports to: Director of Policy and Programs…

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Nomination Form: 2023 Amplify Awards!

Voices is proud to partner with advocates across Virginia who use their voice for policies that improve the lives of children and youth. We want to give these advocates the…

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2023 KIDS COUNT Data Book (Interactive Charts): Virginia Child Well-Being by Race

Every year Voices partners with the Annie E. Casey Foundation to release their annual ranking of child well-being, the KIDS COUNT Data Book. This year’s data includes a look at…

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Now Hiring: Communications Manager

We are excited to share that we are hiring, please see the position and description below. Position: Communications Manager Reports to: Operations Manager Position Status: Exempt, Salaried; 40 hours/week Salary:…

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Voices’ New Vision, Mission, and Theory of Change

Last year, Voices’ board and staff joined hands to reflect on its nearly 30-year history and to identify new guiding language for the organization. I am pleased to announce the…

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Improving Medicaid Reimbursement for Children’s Mental Health Services

Nearly half of Virginia’s children are enrolled in Medicaid for their health insurance coverage. To ensure that these young people have access to mental health providers, and for those providers…

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RTRW 2022: Themes and Presentations

We are looking forward to our third year recognizing Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week, August 22 – 28, 2022. Each year, we intentionally select RTRW themes to reflect the intersections…

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Governor Youngkin Amendments Add $5 Million for Foster Care

The Virginia General Assembly will have one more chance to improve foster care with Governor Youngkin’s proposed amendments to the budget. While the House and Senate accepted a budget compromise…

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