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VOICE Leaders Meet in Richmond with the Governor

VOICE leaders met Aug. 27th with Gov. Ralph Northam to talk about VOICE's work on criminal justice reform, schools and keeping families together in our immigrant and Muslim communities.The Governor participated in VOICE's 1,385-person assembly on Oct. 21st and committed to work with VOICE and the Attorney General on cash bail reform. He also acknowledged the needs VOICE identified for increased spending on school mental health resources for students and for greater investment in affordable housing. He recognized VOICE for our role in winning additional Metro funding and an increase in the felony threshold level in the last General Assembly session. Next up: A meeting with the Governor before the start of the 2019 General Assembly session to talk about moving forward on criminal justice reforms, including cash bail.

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Sunday, November 4, 2018