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Kindergarten Countdown Camp

When Bonnie Soto was told she was having twins in 2014, she suddenly found herself confronting a revised family budget that didn’t fit with her original plans. She had figured that after her baby was born, she would find childcare and…

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Improving Access to Healthcare

As parents, our natural instinct is to protect our children and keep them healthy, safe, and happy. We will do almost anything to accomplish that goal. Parents and family members of children with rare diseases and chronic illnesses face even…

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Use Your Vote as a Vote for Kids

Did you know that every year in Virginia is an election year? This November is an off-cycle election, meaning a general election which is held when neither a presidential nor a midterm election takes place. Voters will choose their representatives…

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Access to Childcare and Preschool

Another school year is beginning, and if your household is like ours, you have been busy the last few weeks with preparations. Buying school supplies, figuring out bus schedules or carpool arrangements, and possibly finishing up that summer reading before…

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The Trauma-informed Approach

Richmond is still savoring the honor bestowed on Richmond Public Schools teacher Rodney Robinson, who was named National Teacher of the Year this spring. Robinson, who teaches at the Virgie Binford Education Center in the Richmond Juvenile Detention Center, is…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month – a great time to check in on recent progress in Virginia to increase access to treatment for children and youth who need it. State and local advocates continue to push for policy changes,…

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Focus on Foster Care

Pictured: Caucus co-chair Sen. Monty Mason speaks during the Foster Care Caucus’s press conference on Jan. 15. He is backed by Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy, co-chair Del. Emily Brewer, Sen. Barbara Favola, Sen. Bryce Reeves, Sen. Janet Howell, Del. Chris…

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Virginia General Assembly Watch

Do traumatic events in childhood have to negatively direct the course of someone’s life? The Virginia General Assembly will help answer that question during the 2019 session, which starts January 9. Unfortunately, 19 percent of kids in Virginia have experienced…

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Your Vote is Your Voice

November means it is time to vote. This year, Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. Sometimes as adults, we are embarrassed to admit we do not know something that we think we ought to. Rather than say we are unsure…

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