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Virginia Has License Plates Promoting Violence Prevention

Virginia Has License Plates Promoting Violence Prevention

The sales of Peace Begins at Home license plates will help pay for Virginia’s prevention programs that are aimed at young children. Kate McCord of the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance wants kids as young as kindergarten students get the message. McCord says the May 2010 death of University of Virginia lacrosse player Yeardley Love (pictured) and the Virginia Tech massacre in April 2007 have raised awareness of the importance of violence prevention. The plates were recently approved by the Virginia General Assembly. You can get more information about the license plates at www.drivepeacehome.org.