After such a challenging year, it is good to be able to share some good news! I am excited to announce a new partnership and pilot project to support youth and family needs. On December 17, the Board of Trustees of the non-profit Family and Children's Trust Fund of Virginia (FACT) voted to support a new funding initiative to assist justice-involved youth. This new pilot project, which will be launched soon in two yet-to-be-selected jurisdictions, promises to provide much-needed yet nominal financial assistance to youth who have experienced family violence or trauma.
FACT's mission is to "amplify community programs and initiatives focused on the prevention and treatment of family violence and the protection of children through funding and awareness." The unfortunate reality is that a high percentage of youth who become involved in the juvenile justice system have experienced some form of violence or . . .
Click HERE for more.