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Data Center Make Over

Posted:  -  By: S. Beth Nolan

Did you know there are over 200 indicators on child well-being in Virginia’s KIDS COUNT Data Center? Nearly 40 of those indicators are provided at the locality (county and/or city…

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Help RVA candidates focus on kids this election

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

As the campaign season heats up we are glad to hear more candidates talking about how they will support kids. In Richmond we believe this topic is incredibly important to…

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Voices Statement on DJJ Task Force Interim Report

Posted:  -  By: Allison Gilbreath

The Reinvest in Supportive Environments (RISE) for Youth Campaign Coalition has released a statement in response to the Juvenile Correctional Center Task Force Interim Report – read RISE statement here– outlining…

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RVA ACEs Summit

Creating Resilient Communities in Richmond & Across Virginia

Posted:  -  By: Emily Griffey

By Ashley Koski Last week the city of Richmond hosted the first local Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) & Community Resilience Summit. The two-day conference attracted over 200 participants and brought…

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Trauma-Informed Approaches from Practice to Policy

Posted:  -  By: Ashley Everette

By Ashley Koski What are ACEs? ACEs. Toxic Stress. Early trauma. These are the popular buzzwords that seem to be the subject of every discussion surrounding child development and well-being….

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