Chloe Edwards is the Advocacy & Engagement Manager at Voices for Virginia’s Children. She serves as a liaison between partners, advocates, and the Voices policy team, specializing in cross-disciplinary issues, such as trauma-informed care and equity.
In August 2020, Chloe launched Virginia’s first Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week, which was recognized by Governor Ralph Northam. Now, the initiative has evolved into Racial Truth & Reconciliation Virginia, a campaign that empowers the voices and experiences of marginalized communities in acknowledgement of truth to promote healing, reconciliation, and justice. In implementation, Chloe leads a coalition to shape the campaign’s advocacy priorities and execute committee work.
Prior to Voices, Chloe served as director of Connecting Hearts, a nonprofit born to solve Virginia’s child welfare crisis. In 2020, Chloe was recognized as one of the top 34 influential Black women by #RVAMicShare and named on Style Weekly’s top 40 Under 40. She also received the Outstanding Service Award from Connecting Hearts in 2018 and she was named Radio One Richmond’s top 30 Under 30 in 2017.
Chloe holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Hollins University and Master of Public Policy in Leadership from Liberty University. She also completed the Minority Research and Law Institute Program at Southern University and the University of Virginia’s Sorensen Institute for Political Emerging Leaders program in 2019. Chloe currently serves as the founder of See Me #IAmHere, president of Black Lives Matter 804 and assistant director and digital organizer for the Truth Telling Project.
Chloe can be reached at email@example.com.