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As Referrals to Juvenile Facilities Decrease, Referrals to Child Welfare Increase

Posted:  -  By: Allison Gilbreath

Over the past few years, Virginia has been striving to reduce the number of children who enter the juvenile justice system. Juvenile and Domestic Relation court Judges are increasingly asking youth…

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Virginia Ranked 10th in 2017 National KIDS COUNT Data Book

Posted:  -  By: S. Beth Nolan

Every year, the Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) releases the KIDS COUNT Data Book, a report detailing the most recent information about child well-being and ranking the states on these…

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Medicaid is an important lifeline for kids and families in rural Virginia

Posted:  -  By: Ashley Everette

Medicaid provides an important lifeline in Virginia, especially for children and families in our small towns and rural communities. It helps deliver critical access to health coverage, while protecting families…

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5 Ways YOU Can Be a Child Advocate by Using Data

Posted:  -  By: S. Beth Nolan

By: Colton Powell – University of Richmond Intern We at Voices know being a child advocate can seem like a daunting task. From child poverty and school readiness to food…

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Call for Nominations! 2017 “Making Kids Count” Awards Reception

Posted:  -  By: Voices for VA's Kids

The Carol S. Fox Making Kids Count Award Voices for Virginia’s Children established the Carol S. Fox Making Kids Count Award in 2012, to be presented annually to an individual and an organization in…

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