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Our Presence Across the State

The Children’s Movement of Florida is a statewide organization pushing for positive change in Tallahassee. Our headquarters is in Miami, and we have Advisory Boards and supportive presence across the state. Our goal is to connect local voices to one another, amplify their call for greater state support, and bridge the local concerns to a statewide conversation.

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You can make a difference! Throughout the state, we have outreach coordinators working with Floridians like you to spread the message of the importance of the early years and to make real impacts in local communities. If you want to get involved today, check out the opportunities we have below.

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Check out the advocacy opportunities you can participate in to make a difference right now!

The Movement in the News

The Movement helped bring the KidCare Coalition to Brevard

Monday, April 29, 2019

We’d like to share an example of how The Movement works with local partners to convene community members and spread the message of the importance of the early years. This article comes from Gerrit Van Lent, Outreach and Engagement Coordinator for Central Florida.  KidCare Coalitions Florida’s regional KidCare Coalitions are comprised of community members representing… Continue Reading The Movement helped bring the KidCare Coalition to Brevard

David Lawrence Jr’s A Dedicated Life Book Tour

Friday, March 29, 2019

From WJCT News: “Lawrence discussed his book, The Children’s Movement, and the importance of journalism and how consuming the media has evolved over the years with us.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

100 Mayors: The Importance of Early Childhood Education

Friday, March 29, 2019

From The Gainesville Sun: “Florida voters approved free voluntary pre-K for the state’s 4-year-olds in 2002, but lawmakers haven’t provided the funding and set the standards required to ensure the program is effective.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.