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Blog Archive: May 2017

5 Ways YOU Can Be a Child Advocate by Using Data

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

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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What could a state-level effort addressing childhood trauma look like in Virginia?

Local and regional Trauma Informed Community Networks (TICNs) across Virginia are bringing partners together from local government, schools, and services providers to transform their approaches to working with children who…

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Mother’s Day Honorees

Many of you participated in wishing the mother figures in your life a Happy Mother’s Day, and supported Voices for Virginia’s Children in the process.  Our response this year was…

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Good news for early childhood investments in Alexandria!

We learned in February that the FY18 budget proposals for Alexandria included modest but important investments for the Virginia Preschool Initiative in the schools budget and for the Early Childhood…

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Celebrate the Mother Figures in Your Life!

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching! At Voices for Virginia’s Children, we want to help you recognize and celebrate all the love, commitment, and hard work of mothers, while also helping…

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