Governor Youngkin Announces Foster Children Initiative

GOVERNOR YOUNGKIN CREATES TASK FORCE TO SAFELY HOUSE FOSTER CHILDREN April 1, 2022 – Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced Friday the launch of an initiative to create the “Safe and Sound Task Force.” According to a press release, the initiative will bring together government agencies, the Virginia League of Social Services Executives (VLSSE) and other community…[Read More]

VA Bill Proposes Public Health Approach to Juvenile Justice

    March 18, 2022 – The Virginia General Assembly has given bipartisan approval to a measure one advocate believes could lead to significant changes to the Commonwealth’s youth justice system. The bill outlined how management of the state’s juvenile justice system could transition from the Public Safety Secretary to the Health Secretary. Valerie Slater,…[Read More]