Suicide Prevention PSAs Release

Suicide Prevention PSAs Release

Published: Feb 7, 2018   |   Category: Press Releases   |   Tags:

Voices for Georgia’s Children, Georgia Child Fatality Review, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of Education, Georgia Department of Human Services’ Division of Family and Child Services, and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta have come together to produce a series of PSAs aimed at children helping children. These PSAs include survivors who […]

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 2/5/18

Voices’ Legislative Update – 2/5/18

Published: Feb 5, 2018   |   Category: Legislative Updates

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous It’s Saturday, the sun is out and it has been hard to ramp up the nerd-factor to read a few more bills.  Coffee, tea and a big fat […]

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 1/29/18

Voices’ Legislative Update – 1/29/18

Published: Feb 3, 2018   |   Category: Legislative Updates

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous   I am sure as you read this, you are all wondering “what on this planet could make a person like Polly McKinney happy?” Well, let me tell […]

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 1/22/18

Voices’ Legislative Update – 1/22/18

Published: Jan 28, 2018   |   Category: Legislative Updates

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous   Hello everybody! It’s time for another episode of “I’m So Sick of Saying This,” the weekly child advocate/mother/sometimes lumberjack drama  (pronounced “draaaah’-muh”) brought to you by children […]

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Release of the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Workforce Report

Release of the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Workforce Report

Published: Jan 22, 2018   |   Category: Press Releases   |   Tags:

ATLANTA—Voice’s for Georgia’s Children is pleased to announce the release of a report analyzing Georgia’s child and adolescent behavioral health workforce.  The report is the result of a collaborative partnership that included support from seven private Atlanta-based foundations and serves as a complement to the work of the Commission on Children’s Mental Health, which was […]

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Voices’ Legislative Update – 1/15/18

Voices’ Legislative Update – 1/15/18

Published: Jan 16, 2018   |   Category: Legislative Updates

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous   Forty days has the session For bills and bucks to make impression Upon our state so green and fair. I hope to keep from tearing hair. All […]

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Voices' Legislative Update – 1/8/17

Voices' Legislative Update – 1/8/17

Published: Jan 8, 2018   |   Category: Legislative Updates

Know where you want to go? Click below to skip ahead. Child Welfare/Vulnerable Youth Juvenile Justice/Effective School Discipline Child Health and Safety Early Care & Learning Education Miscellaneous   Welcome to the Voices for Georgia’s Children Legislative Update.  Each week of the legislative session, our Update will arrive in your inbox with brief summaries of select […]

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GA-CALL! 2018 Forecast for Children

GA-CALL! 2018 Forecast for Children

Published: Dec 20, 2017   |   Category: News   |   Tags:

Thank you for coming our to our latest GA-CALL! about upcoming issues for Georgia’s Children. We’d also like to extend a huge thank you to our presenters and panelists: Rebecca Rice, Georgia KIDS COUNT Manger, Georgia Family Connection Partnerships Amy Jacobs, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Juvenile Justice Dante McKay, Director, Office of Children, Young Adults […]

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Voices for Georgia’s Children Announces New Executive Director

Voices for Georgia’s Children Announces New Executive Director

Published: Jun 12, 2017   |   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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Why Medicaid Matters to Georgia

Why Medicaid Matters to Georgia

Published: Apr 17, 2017   |   Category: News   |   Tags:

Healthcare has been the center of much discussion during the last few weeks. Whether you agree or disagree with the politics and conversations surrounding it, this is a conversation worth having, because healthcare is big and complicated and touches everyone. Here at Voices, we love well-informed advocates almost as much as we like teachable moments, […]

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We’ve Moved!

We’ve Moved!

Published: Mar 30, 2017   |   Category: News

The Voices team has officially relocated to our new office space at 75 Marietta Street NW, Suite 401. We still have a good bit of unpacking and settling in to do during the next few weeks, but thanks to our amazing Office Manager, Melanie Dowdell, and our generous supporters, especially the Tull Foundation, we are up […]

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Easy Ways to Support Afterschool in Georgia

Easy Ways to Support Afterschool in Georgia

Published: Mar 29, 2017   |   Category: News   |   Tags:

THE ASK As you may have heard, President Trump’s proposed budget eliminates funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program, the only dedicated federal funding for afterschool, before school, and summer learning. It’s now up to Congress to counter the cut — or eliminate 21st CCLC, thereby getting rid of programs many families across […]

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