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KIDS COUNT on Virginia’s Eastern Shore

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

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

Posted:  -  By: Allison Gilbreath

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

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

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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Social Media Days of Action March 15th-18th- #KeepKidsCoveredVA

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

Help us amplify the message that we must preserve health insurance coverage for the 95% of Virginia children that have it today. We ask you to take part in a…

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Race, Place, and Poverty Presentation for Greater Richmond

Posted:  -  By: S. Beth Nolan

Last month, Beth, our KIDS COUNT Director, presented to the United Methodist’s Richmond Region Women’s Group about race, place, and poverty in Greater Richmond. The presentation highlighted different indicators, broken…

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