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.

Read more

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 […]

Read more
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.

Read more
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.

Read more
Busting Healthcare Myths

Busting Healthcare Myths

Published: May 24, 2016   |   Category: Blog

If you’ve ever been to college, or summer camp, or really if you have been involved with school general, you have probably heard of the game Two Truths and a Lie. I think games make things more interesting, so today we are going to play the child advocate version: Two Lies and a Truth. Alright, here we go.

Read more
Juvenile Justice in DC (and Cupcakes in Georgia)

Juvenile Justice in DC (and Cupcakes in Georgia)

Published: Apr 29, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Tags:

So here’s the deal: I really wanted to write a long and scholarly article about how Georgia’s flag-bearing posture for juvenile justice reform has so greatly influenced our elected friends in Washington D.C. that we can see national policy reflecting our state’s juvenile justice findings and values.

Read more