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June 2017

Voices for Georgia’s Children Announces New Executive Director

Voices for Georgia’s Children Announces New Executive Director

Published: Jun 12, 2017   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Press Releases

Dr. Erica Fener-Sitkoff to assume leadership July 1 ATLANTA, GA (June 9, 2017) – Children’s advocacy not-for-profit Voices for Georgia’s Children announced today that Emily Pelton, who has served as executive director for the past two years, is stepping down to pursue a new role at CARE. The Voices board of directors has selected Dr. Erica […]

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Deal forms Commission on Children’s Mental Health

Deal forms Commission on Children’s Mental Health

Published: Jun 8, 2017   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: News   |   Tags:

Governor Nathan Deal announced this week the creation of the Commission on Children’s Mental Health. The commission is tasked with providing recommendations to improve mental health services for children and includes health care experts, state leaders, and children’s advocates from across Georgia, including Voices own policy director, Erica Fener-Sitkoff. “A tremendous thank you to the Governor […]

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GA-CALL! – Helping Georgia Help Children: How Federal Dollars are Used by the State

GA-CALL! – Helping Georgia Help Children: How Federal Dollars are Used by the State

Published: Jun 6, 2017   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: News   |   Tags:

A big thank you for coming out for our latest GA-CALL! about how federal dollars are used by the state to help children. We hope the event was as insightful for you as it was for us. We’d also like to thank our incredible presenters and panelists: Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget: Lee Wright, Division Director, […]

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Four Georgia Nonprofits Receive $1.45 Million to Help Georgia’s Youngest Children Eat Farm-Fresh Food

Four Georgia Nonprofits Receive $1.45 Million to Help Georgia’s Youngest Children Eat Farm-Fresh Food

Published: Jun 2, 2017   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Press Releases   |   Tags:

(ATLANTA, GA) June 2, 2017 – Through a new national investment, four partner organizations are launching an effort to promote access to local, healthy foods for young children in Georgia’s early learning environments.  The statewide public-private partnership will be led by The Common Market Georgia, Georgia Organics, Voices for Georgia’s Children and Quality Care for Children. […]

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