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KIDS COUNT on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Last week 100 community members from Accomack and Northampton counties on the Eastern Shore of Virginia participated in a forum to explore and discuss the well-being of children on the Eastern…

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We Believe in Second Chances for Youth

By: Sophia Booker According to the Kids Count Data in 2013, Virginia had 1,563 youth residing in Juvenile Detention, Correctional and/ or residential facilities. Youth involved in the juvenile justice…

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Ensure that all young children can learn, grow, and thrive in safe child care– Support the Governor’s Amendments to SB1239

If you recall from my last post, there was still some uncertainty about the meaning and interpretation of Sen. Hanger’s SB1239, improving safety in license-exempt child care. Because of this uncertainty,…

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