Big Voice Awards

Big Voice Awards

Published: Aug 17, 2018   |   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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Fireworks Safety Tips

Published: Aug 15, 2018   |   Category: News

Many families h   Leave Fireworks to the Professionals The best way to protect your family is to not use any fireworks at home. Instead, attend public fireworks displays and leave the lighting to the professionals. If you plan to use fireworks, make sure they are legal in your area. Be Extra Careful With Sparklers […]

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2016 Big Voice for Children Awards

Published: Aug 15, 2018   |   Category: News

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10 Ways to Help Voices in the Next 10 Years

Published: Aug 15, 2018   |   Category: Blog

August 1 officially marked 10 years that Voices for Georgia’s Children has been working to improve the lives of children all across Georgia. Thanks to all of our supporters, allies and partners for an incredible decade of advocacy. In honor of our 10 year anniversary, we have put together a list of 10 easy things […]

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This Child is Talking to YOU!

This Child is Talking to YOU!

Published: Aug 2, 2018   |   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   |   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   |   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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Voices’ Legislative Update – 3/26/18

Voices’ Legislative Update – 3/26/18

Published: Mar 26, 2018   |   Category: Legislative Updates

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous As we approach the end of the state’s annual high school musical, namely, the legislative session, lots of us are wondering what sort of plot twists we are […]

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 3/19/18

Voices’ Legislative Update – 3/19/18

Published: Mar 19, 2018   |   Category: Legislative Updates

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous   Hi there. I have a confession to make: I like the legislative session. I know that sounds whacky, and probably beyond unhealthy, but I do. I love […]

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