The Latest Updates on Florida's Kids

Push is On for Children’s Issues to Ascend in 2015 Session

With a budget surplus estimated at $336 million, the November elections delivering few surprises but further consolidating power in the GOP-controlled Legislature, and leadership recently naming committee chairmanships, now becomes more hopeful and important than ever for children’s issues to command top priority in the 2015 session.  Committee hearings will...

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High Preterm Birth Rate Underscores Need for Multi-Year Maternal Health Plan

Officials with Healthy Start, the state’s premier maternal health program, say that while Florida has the lowest infant mortality rate of all southern states, a challenge remains with minority health disparities and the high number of premature and low birth weight babies, according to the organization’s  document, “Healthy Start Legislative...

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Mental Health America of Northeast Florida and The Children’s Campaign Partner on Statewide Advocacy Initiative

Unmet Mental Health Needs Exact Great Cost from Communities   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2014- Tallahassee - In a move to improve services and outcomes throughout the state, Mental Health America of Northeast Florida (MHA) has engaged The Children’s Campaign to assist in advocating for mental health priorities in...

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Who We Are

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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

Introducing Voices for Florida Girls

girlsVoices for Florida Girls is an exciting new initiative that inspires citizens to address issues that inhibit at-risk girls from reaching their potential and supports solutions. The organization is part of Voices for Florida, an affiliate organization of The Children’s Campaign. These organizations are joined in the effort by the Delores Barr Weaver Policy Center, whose mission is to improve services to girls in the child welfare and juvenile justice system and to prevent the pathways into those situations.

Read about Voices for Florida Girls in Jacksonville\\\’s  Florida Times Union newspaper article.

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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.

Our 5 Promises
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