LEGISLATIVE RESOURCES

As advocates for children, we must be part of the process of making the law. Below you’ll find resources that we hope you’ll find helpful in being a good advocate for children, including contact information so you can reach out yourself to state and federal legislators, as well as a detailed look at what Voices is following during the state legislative session.

Learn About Child Well-being in Georgia

Foundation for Child Policy

The Whole Child Primer highlights bright spots and common challenges our kids face in five areas of child well-being.

Child Wellbeing in Georgia

All About Kids features dozens of factsheets that takes a deep dive into data and disparities in areas of child well-being.

From Under the Gold Dome

Legislation We’re Following

Every year, Voices follows hundreds of child-related bills as they work their way from the hopper to the floor. We cover each of these bills in our weekly Legislative Updates.

2023 Legislative Session

  • February 6, 2023
  • February 13, 2023
  • February 20, 2023
  • February 27, 2023
  • March 6, 2023
  • March 13, 2023
  • March 20, 2023
  • March 27, 2023
  • April 3, 2023

2023 Action Alert Tracker

Track pieces of child-relevant legislation with us!

The 2023 Action Alert Tracker will go live after the first of our Action Alerts is sent.

Voices’ 2(-ish) Minute Take

Don’t have time to read through hundreds of pieces of legislation? Advocacy Director Polly McKinney summarizes the past week under the Gold Dome in just two(ish) minutes.

2023 Legislative Session

Budget Information

FY23 Budget

(Signed by the Governor)

Amended FY23 Budget

(Governor’s Recommendations)

FY24 Budget

(Governor’s Recommendations)

Get to Know Georgia’s Lawmakers

Voices sat down with Georgia legislators to discuss a myriad of issues that are important to them in two video series:

Kid Talks: Georgia Leaders on Child Policy

What’s In It for Kids? Important Conversations with Georgia’s Lawmakers

When I Was a Kid

Please note: all of these videos are recorded at particular times, which renders them dated in terms of policy priorities and current issues if viewed after the appropriate time period.

Federal Advocacy

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