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2017 Big Voice Awards

MEET OUR HONOREES Please extend your congratulations to our official 2017 Big Voice Honorees, and join us for our annual celebration this year on Friday, August 25th at 6 pm. (add to calendar). Every dollar we raise at Big Voice will support the work we do here at Georg read...

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Voices for Georgia’s Children Announces New Executive Director

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....

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Deal forms Commission on Children’s Mental Health

Governor Nathan Deal announced this week the creation of the Commission on Children’s Mental Health. The commission is tasked with providing recommendations to improve mental health services for children and includes health care experts, state leaders, and children’s advocates from...

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We’ve Moved!

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...

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Voices Honors GBI at 2017 Legislative Reception

On February 7, Voices for Georgia’s Children came together with 26 partner organizations and honored the work of Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Held at the historic Georgia Railroad Freight Depot near Underground Atlanta, the reception featured remarks from the director of the GBI, Vernon...

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2016 Big Voice Awards

Since 2007, Voices has honored Georgia’s top child advocates at our Big Voice for Children Awards. Thanks to all of you who joined us or provided support to our 2016 Big Voice Awards ceremony on September 9.  We also can’t say enough about our wonderful honorees, read...

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Tickets Now Available for 2016 Big Voice Awards

Help us fête our fantastic 2016 Big Voice Honorees! Join us for our annual celebration Friday, September 9th at Mason Fine Art as we toast those among us who play a vital role in helping Georgia’s children. This year’s Big Voice Awards boasts a silent auction full of can’t miss...

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The JUSTGeorgia Institute: Rejuvenating Statewide Juvenile Social and Justice Engagement

This year, the JUSTGeorgia coalition decided to return to its roots.  In June, the coalition convened a diverse group of community leaders and experts from across the state to discuss many of the most pressing social and juvenile justice issues kids are facing in Georgia.  More than 70...

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Announcing: 2016 Big Voice for Children Awards

Please extend your congratulations to our official 2016 Big Voice Honorees, and join us for our annual celebration this year on Friday, September 9th at Mason Fine Art. You don’t want to miss this classic celebration of those who play an outsized role in helping children in Georgia with some...

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Legislative Wins for Kids

Now that the 2016 legislative session has come to a close, and the Governor has signed most of the passed bills, the big question is: What are the big things lawmakers did for children this session? This year, our friends at the State House . . .  1.) Passed a child-friendly budget Some of the...

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