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Our Work

Pictured above, left to right: Policy and Programs Director Allison Gilbreath, Chief Policy Officer Emily Griffey, former Chief Executive Officer Amy Strite, former Policy Analyst Chlo’e Edwards, former Voices policy intern Kaytee Wisley

Voices focuses our analysis and advocacy on developing and championing policies and practices that positively impact the health and well-being of Virginia’s children and families. Our approach is data-driven and evidence-based, and targets issues that cross multiple domains and tend to have the greatest impact on child and family success. We cover several core policy topics, and also work broadly to address the multi-faceted and severe effects of child poverty:


Learn more about bill highlights for the 2022 Special Session I/Reconvened Session or visit a policy topic page to learn about specific priorities under each focus area.

Learn more about our work on the Campaign for a Trauma-Informed Virginia and our coalition work.