The Latest Updates on Florida's Kids

Surgeon General’s Confirmation Delayed

Senate Health Policy Committee Questions Go Unanswered In Florida, the Senate must confirm gubernatorial appointments of executive branch agency heads.  On Tuesday, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary and Florida Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong appeared before the Senate Health Policy Committee. Some political observers and media are saying that Armstrong...

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Carrot, Stick, Unequal Justice

An old adage suggests two alternatives exist to motivate change depending on the circumstances – sometimes use a carrot and sometimes a stick. Civil citation allows juveniles to receive a warning, diversion program or other option rather than being arrested for a misdemeanor offense. Last year 13,000 Florida juveniles did...

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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