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Finding Home

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When she was 8, Kayla went to the police and asked them to put her in foster care. Her mom had made a habit of leaving her alone for days, with no food and no one to look after her. With your help, Kayla—once without a home of her own—builds her future.
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“We’re not judging you”: An Interview with Colleen Nilsen

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In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we sat down with Colleen Nilsen, the director of Spectrum’s Domestic Violence Intervention and Prevention programs (VIPP), to ask her a few questions. Beal St. George: First, could you describe Spectrum’s program for domestic violence intervention and prevention? Colleen Nilsen: The program is called DV Solutions, or Domestic …
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Mark Redmond on State Child Protection System

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Our Executive Director, Mark Redmond, recently co-authored, with Kate Piper, a letter to the Vermont Legislative Committee on Child Protection. The committee has spent the past few months taking and reviewing testimony on the state’s child protection system. Mark and Ms. Piper, with a combined 53 years of experience in the field of child protection …
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