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Children who have experienced abuse and neglect have unique needs and challenges, as do their family, friends, and caregivers.

Learn with us as we explore topics related to the well-being of these children.

Together, we can create a community that is supportive and responsive to those needs.

Journey through Child Welfare Law: Part 2

Journey through Child Welfare Law: Part 2

Have you ever wondered how child abuse laws came to be in the United States? It's a pretty fascinating ride through history, especially when you consider that these laws are relatively new compared to other legal protections we take for granted. In recognition of...

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Journey through Child Welfare Law: Part 1

Journey through Child Welfare Law: Part 1

Have you ever wondered how child welfare laws came to be in the United States? It's a pretty fascinating ride through history, especially when you consider that these laws are relatively new compared to other legal protections we take for granted. In recognition of...

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Generational Poverty

Generational Poverty

To wrap up our March blog posts inspired by our recent poverty simulation activity with Leadership Metro Richmond, let's tackle a topic that's both challenging and hopeful: breaking the cycle of generational poverty. Cycles of Disadvantage What exactly is generational...

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Housing Instability

Housing Instability

As we continue our exploration of the high costs of poverty, we must take a deep dive into the topic of housing instability. This is an issue that is significantly affecting families right here in Henrico County. It is a complex challenge that demands our attention....

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The High Cost of Poverty

The High Cost of Poverty

Last week, we reflected on the value of participating in a poverty simulation. It gives us the opportunity to “walk in someone else’s shoes.” This week we are still exploring the experience of living with poverty, but shifting our focus to a different phrase: "The...

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Why Participate in a Poverty Simulation?

Why Participate in a Poverty Simulation?

No doubt you have heard the saying “To really understand someone, you need to walk a mile in their shoes.” Sometimes that can be difficult to do, if you have not been exposed to certain environments, situations, or circumstances. This can definitely be true for our...

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CASA Couple: Adam & Thea

CASA Couple: Adam & Thea

This February, in honor of Valentine's Day, we are introducing you to couples who, together, choose to support Henrico CASA. They are dynamic duos; heartfelt heroes for children. We hope you enjoy their tales of love and philanthropy in this month's blog posts. ...

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CASA Couple: Bryan & Stefanie

CASA Couple: Bryan & Stefanie

This February, in honor of Valentine's Day, we are introducing you to couples who, together, choose to support Henrico CASA. They are dynamic duos; heartfelt heroes for children. We hope you enjoy their tales of love and philanthropy in this month's blog posts. ...

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CASA Couple: Gina & Andrew

CASA Couple: Gina & Andrew

This February, in honor of Valentine's Day, we are introducing you to couples who, together, choose to support Henrico CASA. They are dynamic duos; heartfelt heroes for children. We hope you enjoy their tales of love and philanthropy in this month's blog posts.  Meet...

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