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General Assembly 2022: Health and Wellness Wrap-Up

Posted:  -  By: Emily Moore

Understanding the social determinants of health (SDOH) that impact children’s lives informs how we advocate for policies that improve the health and well-being of all children, especially children of color…

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General Assembly 2022: Early Education Wrap-Up

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

Virginia lawmakers continued to create a path for growth and expansion in early education with the outcomes of the budget negotiations in the 2022 General Assembly Session. Building off years…

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2022 General Assembly Budget Passes with Bipartisan Progress for Kids

Posted:  -  By: Voices for VA's Kids

Click here to register for our upcoming Zoom webinar on June 14 as we discuss General Assembly results and what they mean for children and families in Virginia. After several…

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Improving Family Economic Security Reduces Child Maltreatment

Posted:  -  By: Voices for VA's Kids

Guest Post by Jamia “Mia” Crockett, Chief Executive Officer of Families Forward Virginia Families Forward Virginia, in partnership with the Division of Family Services at Virginia Department of Social Services…

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Women’s History Month: Advancing Policies that Combat the Motherhood Penalty

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

Pictured above: Chief Policy Officer Emily Griffey with her child, Andy I’ve been a working mom for most of my career at Voices. Balancing motherhood and work has allowed me…

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