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Building Community Alternatives to Virginia’s Juvenile Justice System

Advocates and state leaders are making progress on changes to Virginia’s juvenile justice system, which includes laying the groundwork to build community-based alternatives that offer a range of support for children and families. The momentum to establish alternatives is being driven by a diverse coalition, including formerly incarcerated youth. In the first of a two-part series, Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents

Building Resiliency in Virginia

How can Virginia increase the capacity to bounce back after extreme weather? How can communities adapt to more frequent flooding and higher temperatures? These questions are being asked by government leaders, scientists and non-profits as they seek to increase the Commonwealth’s “resiliency.” Catherine Komp has more for Virginia Currents.