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Guest Blog: The Beyond ACEs Summit – The Impact of Race, Culture, and Poverty

Posted:  -  By: Chloe Edwards

Guest Author: Brian Little, Crater Health District Special Projects Coordinator We are #MovingBeyondACES. The Beyond ACES: Impact of Race, Culture, and Poverty Summit, led by the Virginia Department of Health’s…

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Young Children’s Challenging Behavior and Virginia’s Early Care and Education Programs

Posted:  -  By: Ashley Everette

A recent report from the National Center for Children in Poverty, “Learning about Young Children’s Challenging Behavior and Impacts on Programs and Families: A State-wide Survey of Virginia’s Early Care…

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KIDS COUNT Data Book – VA’s Child Population is Changing

Posted:  -  By: Christina Feerick

New Data Show Virginia ranks 10th in Overall Child Well-Being, But Racial and Ethnic Disparities Persist This marks the 30th release of the KIDS COUNT Data Book.    Virginia’s child…

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We Must End the Pipeline of Youth Aging Out of Foster Care

Posted:  -  By: Allison Gilbreath

Recently, I was given an incredible opportunity to present at the Jim Casey Youth Initiatives National Conference and gave remarks at the Senate Caucus on Foster Youth’s briefing.  The Annie…

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Belonging: The Crossroad of Foster and Kinship Care

Posted:  -  By: Christina Feerick

For the Month of May, Foster Care Month, Voices will feature guest blogs from organizations that are a part of our Foster Care Unified Policy Network. Belonging: The Crossroad of…

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