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Payday lending by any other name still stinks

Payday lending by any other name still stinks

“A rose by another name would smell as sweet.” (Romeo and Juliet). Or in the case of predatory lending:  Payday … Read more

Family Reunification Month: VPLC works on policies to keep families together

Family Reunification Month: VPLC works on policies to keep families together

Following on the heels of National Foster Care Month, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has declared June to be Family Reunification … Read more

National Foster Care Month: Focus on Kinship Care

National Foster Care Month: Focus on Kinship Care

Occasionally, parents find themselves unable to take care of their children–often temporarily– while they cope with problems with health, employment, … Read more