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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.

Act Now

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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La Fuerza De Creer

Learn more about our partner, La Fuerza de Familias Latinas, and become a part of our learning community for Spanish-speaking parents and caregivers!

Brain Matters

Explore this documentary and podcast series focusing on the impact that nurturing, responsive parenting has on brain development.

The Movement in the News

Lawmakers Hope To Turn The Page On Literacy Issues Among Florida Students

Thursday, April 22, 2021

From WFSU: “This is the first time in the history of this legislature that I have ever seen literacy tackled in such a comprehensive way where we’re focused not only on the students, but the parents and for the teachers,” Aloupis says. Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Florida Chamber launches Florida Equality of Opportunity Initiative

Friday, April 2, 2021

From Florida Politics: “On literacy, for instance, the “ReadingPals” program designed by the Children’s Movement of Florida and administered by 17 chapters of the United Way has seen substantial buy-in from Florida Chamber partners — the initiative now draws more than 2,000 volunteers across 26 counties.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.

Madeleine Thakur: Leads Children’s Movement to Get Family-Friendly Policies

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

From Miami Today: “Investing in thriving children and families, she said, helps us all. Today’s pre-kindergarten students are the community’s future earners and employers, and getting workforce matters right is essential.” Read the full article here. View more articles here.