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In Tribute to Dr. Wil Blechman – A Passionate Voice for Young Children

A tribute written by Jack Levine, 4Generations Institute It is with great sadness that I learned that Dr. Wil Blechman, a beloved friend and advocacy ally, passed away September 15th, at age 89. Throughout my 40-plus year career as an advocate for children, I have had the honor and privilege to meet a significant number of passionate and persuasive people who are both headstrong and heartfelt in their focus on improving the lives of our youngest family members. With no hesitation, I consider Dr. Wil Blechman to be at the top of the list of advocates whose keen intelligence, powerful ...Read More

September 16, 2021|Breaking News, Top Stories|

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody Receives Victim Advocate Superhero Award

In recognition of her steadfast commitment to protect, recover and serve sex trafficked children and young adults, American Children’s Campaign and Voices for Florida’s Open Doors Outreach Network recently presented a Victim Advocate Superhero Award to Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody. The American Children’s Campaign Superhero awards are reserved for people who envision and/or lead transformational change for children. Florida is a hot spot for trafficking, ranking 3rd in the nation for reports of human trafficking. There were 896 reports of human trafficking in Florida to the National Human Trafficking Hotline in 2019, the latest statistics available. Most of the ...Read More

September 15, 2021|Breaking News, Top Stories|

Florida Representative Bobby DuBose Receives Superhero Award for Bill Eliminating Seclusion and Limiting Restraints for Children with Disabilities

In recognition of his leadership and multi-year support for eliminating seclusion and limiting physical restraints on children with disabilities in public schools (HB 149), American Children’s Campaign recently presented a Superhero Protector of Children Award to Florida Representative Bobby DuBose (D- Fort Lauderdale). The Superhero awards are reserved for people who envision and/or lead transformational change for children. “The common denominator for receiving a Superhero award is the large-scale transformative change that can be achieved,” explained Roy Miller, president of American Children’s Campaign. “It recognizes system reform that fundamentally changes children’s lives for the better.” Florida currently averages over 8,500 ...Read More

September 10, 2021|Breaking News, Top Stories|

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