Since 2007, Voices has honored Georgia’s top child advocates at our Big Voice for Children Awards. Watch the below videos and get to know our past honorees. If you feel inspired by their tremendous child advocacy work, visit our Take Action webpage and join our cause.
DDS, Founder, Help a Child Smile, Inc.
Rachel Alterman Wallack
VOX Teen Communications, Inc.
Nany Boxill, Nina Hickson and Deborah Richardson
Founding Advocates to Eliminate Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children
IBM (retired), Community Volunteer
100 Black Men of America, Georgia Chapters
The Pendleton Consulting Group, BellSouth/AT&T (retired)
Director, Atlanta Civic Site for The Annie E. Casey Foundation
Mary Margaret Oliver & Wendell Willard
Georgia CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Founder and Executive Director, Atlanta Community Food Bank
President and CEO, Sheltering Arms
Executive Director, Family Connection Partnership/Communities in Schools of Athens
Deputy Director, Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities
Junior League of Atlanta
Community Honorees – Becky Cheatham, Jennie B. Edwards RN, Franklin J. Richards II, Dr. Luther E. Smith Jr., & Terence Walsh
S. Truett Cathy
Judge Glenda Hatchett
Community Honorees – Don Bower, Lynn Faulkner, Patricia Pflum & Neil Shorthouse, & Becky Rumer
US Senator Johnny Isakson
Community Honorees – Judge Aaron Cohn, Savannah Mayor Otis Johnson, Melvin Kruger, Linda Smith Lowe, & Tom Upchurch