Harvest of the Month: Sweet Potatoes

Harvest of the Month: Sweet Potatoes

Published: Nov 6, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags: , , , ,

Can you smell it? The turkey cooking in the oven. The sweet potato casserole cooling down on the counter? Thanksgiving is almost here, and it is a great opportunity to introduce kids to new foods that they might not have tried before. Appropriately, this month’s Harvest of the Month is sweet potatoes. These sweet, starchy […]

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Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black Visits Little Ones Learning Center

Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black Visits Little Ones Learning Center

Published: Oct 26, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags: , , ,

Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black stopped by Little Ones Learning Center during October to celebrate Georgia Pre-K Week. While there, Commissioner Black took a moment to read Click Clack Moo to one classroom and Our Community Garden to another. He also got a first-hand look at the learning center’s on-site garden and took part in a taste test with […]

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Who Won the Baby Golden Radish?

Who Won the Baby Golden Radish?

Published: Oct 22, 2018   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags: , , , ,

October is Farm to School Month, and this year 84 Georgia school districts are being recognized and awarded the Golden Radish Award for using best practices in farm to school programs, such as local food procurement, exposing students to new foods through taste tests and incorporating cooking and gardening activities in curriculum. While there is […]

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Voices’ Board Testifies in Front of Senate Committee

Published: Oct 19, 2018   |   Category: Blog

This morning, Voices’ board member Phil Jacobs (Founding Partner, Pendleton Consulting Group) testified in front of the Senate Study Committee on Dyslexia. The committee, created by SR 761, will work throughout the year to study community-based solutions to better identify and meet the needs of Georgia’s dyslexic students. Dyslexia affects 1 in 5 Georgians. More students […]

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Who is Voices?

Who is Voices?

Published: Aug 18, 2018   |   Category: Blog

Voices is the only COMPREHENSIVE statewide child policy and advocacy organization. We are not-for-profit, non-partisan, and data-driven. We stand up for kids. ALL kids. ALL ages. In ALL communities in Georgia.

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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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How Early Learning Impacted Me – Sheltering Arms

How Early Learning Impacted Me – Sheltering Arms

Published: Oct 2, 2017   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags:

When I think about Ms. Cathy at Westmore Day Nursery, I distinctly remember things like sitting “criss-cross apple sauce” during story time. I remember where we used to eat and where we took naps on our cots. I even remember Ms. Cathy’s back rubs. They were the best.

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This Child is Talking to You

This Child is Talking to You

Published: Jan 26, 2017   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags:

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. On Wednesday, February 1, Voices for Georgia’s Children, Multi-Agency Alliance for Children (MAAC), and our collective network will come together to promote action and awareness about equity and access to quality healthcare for youth with the official launch of our #ThisChildIsTalking2U videos.

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