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Study Shows More Civil Citations Would Increase Public Safety Investment Battling Serious Crime

At a crowded press conference in Tallahassee yesterday, results from the state’s first comprehensive study of civil citations were released.  Civil citations are an alternative to arrest for common youth misbehavior.  The study – Stepping Up: Florida’s Top Civil Citation Efforts – shows that increasing the use of civil citations statewide would...

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Civil Citation and Juvenile Records – The Next Step

Providing law enforcement officers expanded discretion to issue civil citations to more youth committing misdemeanors was absolutely the right thing to do.  The Children’s Campaign congratulates the elected officials, especially Sen. Garcia (R-Hialeah), Sen. Gibson (D-Jacksonville), Rep. Clarke-Reed (D-Pompano Beach) and Rep. Darryl Rouson (D-St. Petersburg), citizens, faith based leaders...

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Who We Are


The Children’s Campaign exists to persuade policy makers, citizens, and advocates to adopt proven strategies that lead to positive outcomes for Florida’s children. Engaging the system of care and public and private sectors to approach problems in ways that result in better outcomes allows us to utilize information to make real improvements in targeted rules, regulations, and policies for children.

Who We Are

The Apprenticeship Center


The Apprenticeship Center (TAC), is an innovative workforce development initiative of The Children’s Campaign. Its goal is to bridge the gap between academic learning and workforce development while providing college students with the opportunity to learn the value and importance of civic engagement.

Our 5 Promises

our-five-promises_150x100Utilizing polling results The Children’s Campaign’s 5 Promises aligns children’s services into 5 Promise areas as a means of creating distinctions and understandings around key topics. The 5 Promises offers substantive platforms for improving the overall health and well-being of children spanning pre-natal and children’s health, child protection, high quality universal pre-kindergarten and child care, after-school services and juvenile justice reform.

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The Children’s Campaign

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Tallahassee, FL 32301

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Mission Statement

The Children’s Campaign is both a watchdog group and an organization that initiates systemic reform through responsive and responsible public policy. We engage diverse citizens, stakeholders and experts in non-partisan, consensus oriented dialogue, establish a policy framework with specific recommendations, and then take action while stressing accountability.

The Children’s Campaign is a non-profit 501(c) (3) charitable organization