Voices for Children Blog

 

Personal Invitation to Improve a Child’s Life

As I sit here trying to think of what to write in order to move you, to inspire you and to inform you, I can hear Whitney Houston’s lyrics singing in my head, “I believe that children are our future, Teach them well and let them lead the way. Show them all the beauty they…

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We are Hiring!

Title: Development and Operations Coordinator Position Description: Voices for Children of Broward County (“Voices”) is part of a unique collaboration with the 17th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program with the mission to ensure that every abused, neglected and abandoned child in Broward County has a court-appointed Guardian ad Litem and that financial resources are…

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Warning Signs of Child Abuse

You’ve heard of child abuse and neglect. You’ve seen terrible cases of it on the news. You might have even known someone who has personally gone through it, but do you know how to spot it? It is your duty as a parent, friend, professional and an American Citizen to report it if you have…

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Dream BIG T-Shirt Contest

During the month of March, we invited our kids to participate in our first ever Dream BIG t-shirt design contest. We gave the kids a theme: I will be _____ when I grow up. We got amazing submissions and had a very difficult time selecting just one. So, we selected two designs to be featured until April 16, 2016. …

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Celebrating 5 years

YOUR belief in our work has made a difference. At the 5-year mark, we look back and count the successes that YOU helped us achieve! Our promise to you is that we will continue to work each day, with a renewed energy and passion, to transform the blessing of your support into increased opportunities for our community’s most vulnerable youth. Here…

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Each year, April serves as a reminder of our community’s need to focus on healthy child development. This month and throughout the year, Voices for Children of Broward County encourages all community members to play a role in making Broward a better place for children and families. Anytime a child is abuse or neglected, it’s…

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National Nutrition Month: Healthy Recipes for Kids

Parents we know you work hard. In fact, the majority of Americans work over 40 hours per week. (Miller, 2016) So being able to produce easy-to-make, healthy recipes for kids are often thought of as mission impossible! Parents tend to envision chopping up celery sticks, stringing zucchini and buying expensive vegetables that your child will…

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Talking to Children About Healthy Relationships

Healthy relationships play an important role in all of our lives, but for children they’re particularly significant, helping to shape them into both the adults they’ll become and the relationships they’ll continue to forge. Once our children hit puberty and begin to experiment with romantic liaisons it’s therefore important that we’re aware of their interactions,…

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