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Giving to IPG

Gift of all sizes make a big impact for our research institute as we strive to conduct a range of policy and governance-related research and use that knowledge to provide support to the many communities we serve!  

The past year has presented unique challenges for communities around the world, and Virginia’s communities,  are no exception.  The Institute for Policy and Governance has risen to the occasion  engaging  with our community partners across Virginia, nationally and internationally to advance awareness of the challenges facing vulnerable communities and individuals and to develop policy and organizational initiatives to address those.  During the past year we have:

  • Partnered with an array of local organizations in the New River and Roanoke Valleys and Piedmont Region to develop a continuum of care for people with substance use disorders and their families. 
  • Provided ongoing data management and outcome evaluation for programs serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse or co-occurring disorders and children with severe emotional disturbance.
  • Contributed leadership to programs that increase vocational readiness and employment opportunities for low-income parents. 
  • Hosted an array of speakers as part of our ongoing research into social change dynamics to share their insights and experience. Our guests this year have included Lily Yeh, an internationally celebrated artist and award-winning founder of Barefoot Artists (an organization that aims to train and empower local residents, organize communities, and take action for a more compassionate, just and sustainable future) around the world.

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