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Helping Young People With Autism Become More Independent
See how the Sarah Dooley Center for Autism at St. Joseph’s Villa helps young people with autism become more independent. Learn how JP's Law protects drivers with invisible disabilities during police stops when their reactions may be misinterpreted.
GPS Pioneer Dr. Gladys West Reflects On Integration at NASA
GPS pioneer, Dr. Gladys West, and her fellow math-wiz husband Ira West, share what it was like to have high-level careers during a time when integration was just beginning while continuing to break ground for people of color today. Adele McClure explains how she beat homelessness to lead the VA Legislative Black Caucus. Learn how Virginia’s Crown Act protects people with natural hair styles and texture from discrimination.
Virginia Currents takes the time to reveal the people and organizations who make a difference in the community, who are passionate, empowered and rise above challenges.
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About Virginia Currents
Virginia Currents is the longest running locally produced TV program in the Commonwealth. Over the course of 30 seasons, the program has served to inspire and enlighten, foster conversation and connection, evoke emotion, and entertain viewers. Currents Features shares in-depth stories of people and groups who overcome, persevere and inspire. Currents Capsule takes a look back through the decades to see how life has changed since the 1990s. Backstory reveals the experiences that helped build the foundation of people and groups who make a difference in the community. We are grateful for the work of all of the hosts, producers, crew and contributors over the years, and appreciative of the loyal supporters who helped Virginia Currents highlight an array of individuals and organizations that contribute to the fabric of your communities.
Patrons of Virginia Currents: Patti & Bill Pusey