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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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Legislative Advocacy

Learn about the work we do in Tallahassee to push the needle forward on the issues that matter to us.

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

The Movement in the News

Kiwanis Honors David Lawrence Jr.

Monday, October 7, 2019

From The Miami Herald: “David Lawrence pushed hard by getting a constitutional amendment to address pre-school education in Florida. He is one of the great advocates for children, especially during their early formative years.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

David Lawrence Jr.: A Bold New Vision for Education in Florida

Friday, October 4, 2019

From The Gainesville Sun: “The world is changing around us, and we need to plan ahead now if we want our children to have the high-quality, forward-thinking education they need to compete in a fast-paced world.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

All Miami-Dade Children Deserve A Good Start In Life

Monday, September 30, 2019

From The Miami Herald: “For the future of children — for the future of Florida — nothing could be more important than to insist on progress that speaks to all families, all children. It is, yes, a moral issue; it is, just as important, a practical issue.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.