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VA TICNs eNote January 24 2022

Apply for FACT's 35th Anniversary Community Resilience Awards Awards of $350 are available to help support local community resilience activities led by TICNs throughout VA. Applications have been made simple and straightforward. Visit the FACT website for full details and to apply by January 31 ! Funds may be used during Resilience Week! General Assembly Updates from Voices for Virginia's Children Read about Voices' Youth Advocacy Day , efforts to increase language access and equity in...

VA TICNs eNote September 27 2021 []

September 15-October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month . View a collection of Hispanic and Latino Heritage Events in the Commonwealth via the Governor's website . You can read about the history of the month and the importance of considerations of language, equity and justice during this month and beyond, as well as peruse a collection of resources , on NPR. Longstanding racism and the harms caused by the COVID-19 pandemic create significant strains on mental wellbeing. The pandemic has...

VA TICNs eNote September 13 2021 []

One of the largest Confederate monuments came down September 8 in Richmond, Virginia . “This city belongs to all of us, not just some of us,” said David Bailey, whose nonprofit organization helps churches with racial reconciliation work. “Now we can try to figure out what’s next. We are creating a new legacy.” September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Resilient Chesterfield is the theme for the Chesterfield Suicide Awareness and Prevention Coalition’s 2021 Suicide Prevention Month...

VA TICNs eNote August 30 2021 []

Miss out on an event from Racial Truth & Reconciliation Week 2021? Check out the recordings for each day’s events in their Events Archive or on Voices for Virginia's Children's YouTube channel ! Trauma-Informed Return to School This month, students and teachers are returning to classrooms amid an ongoing pandemic. In this interview with Newsweek , Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris and other experts talk about the importance of acknowledging the trauma of the pandemic and how to help students and...

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