The Latest Updates on Florida's Kids
Isn’t this proof yet again that a solid school house can’t be built on a shaky foundation? In an international standardized test, Florida students scored lower (467 on a 1,000 point scale) than the average for the 34 countries (494) included in the test AND their U.S. peers (481). Florida...
November 14, 2013 Before beginning our legislative report, we at The Children’s Campaign and I, as the chief lobbyist, are making a personal appeal. If you’re reading this we know you care about Florida’s children and their future. Now we are asking for your help to make that future better....
November 12, 2013 In response to the children involved with Florida’s child welfare system who have died this year, The Children’s Campaign’s president, Roy Miller, wrote the following letter. It details thoughts, questions, concerns, and suggestions with a view toward a permanent solution. The letter has been delivered to Senator...
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.
Introducing Voices for Florida Girls
Voices 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.
Our 5 Promises
Utilizing 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.