Big Voice Awards

Big Voice Awards

Published: Aug 17, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: News

The Big Voice for Children Awards recognize advocates around the state for the work they do in improving child well-being. This year we are excited to celebrate 15 years of advocating for the next generation and hope you will join us!

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Research & Policy Director

Published: Aug 16, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Careers

The Research & Policy Director will provide leadership for all policy priorities that are part of the Voices’ child policy agenda. They will ensure the standards and quality of our recommendations, oversee all policy related communications and publications.

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This Child is Talking to YOU!

This Child is Talking to YOU!

Published: Aug 2, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Videos

Did you know that nearly 80% of the children in Georgia who need behavioral health services don’t get them? In fact, the top three causes of school absence are health related.

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GBI Releases Eye-opening Video Targeting Youth Suicide

GBI Releases Eye-opening Video Targeting Youth Suicide

Published: Jul 18, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Media   |   Tags:

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced the release of a new video that puts a new focus prevent suicide among children. It’s the second in a series of videos by the GBI, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Voices for Georgia’s Children and the Division of Family and Children Services.

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 4/2/18

Voices’ Legislative Update – 4/2/18

Published: Apr 2, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Legislative Updates

You know that part of the third Toy Story where the kid is all grown up and gives Woody and Buzz to a younger kid?  That was what the last week of session felt like to a number of us. We said a final farewell to Governor Zell Miller, the man who gave HOPE to Georgia in more ways than one.

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Pre-K Week 2018 Launched at the Capitol!

Pre-K Week 2018 Launched at the Capitol!

Published: Feb 15, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: News   |   Tags:

Out of the Dog House, into the State House! On Tuesday, February 13, Georgia Pre-K Week 2018 was officially announced at the Georgia State Capitol with DECAL’s mascot, CALi, and the Pre-K Teachers of the Year, Nathan Leatherwood and Jodi McNamara! The eighth annual Georgia Pre-K Week is scheduled for October 1-5, 2018. This year’s Pre-K Week […]

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Videos are New State Tactic Against Teen Suicides

Videos are New State Tactic Against Teen Suicides

Published: Feb 11, 2018   |   Author: Georgia Voices   |   Category: Media

The state has produced powerful new videos in an effort to help combat teenage suicide. The Public Service Announcements, released by the GBI’s Child Fatality Review Panel, feature teens talking about depression and hopelessness – and ways to overcome them.

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