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Press Release
07/09/2020
Virginia Teen Activists’ Work on Tobacco Prevention Recognized as a Model for Other States
RICHMOND, VA. – Today, youth activism is impacting meaningful social, political and environmental change and commonwealth teens are joining in on this powerful work. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) included Y Street, Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s (VFHY) youth engagement program, in a guide of initiatives across the country demonstrating best practices for tobacco prevention and control.
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Governor proclaims Sept. 20, 2019 Feed Virginia Day of Action to promote statewide action against hunger

RICHMOND—As the Commonwealth marks the third annual Feed Virginia Day of Action, Governor Ralph Northam and his administration’s Children’s Cabinet today announced the launch of FeedVA.org, an interactive tool to connect partners, share resources, and accelerate efforts to help end childhood hunger in Virginia and strengthen local food systems.

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