Florida's Children First

Northeast Child Advocacy Awards and Reception

Please join Florida’s Children First December 4th, 2013 as we honor child advocates in Jacksonville and raise awareness for child welfare issues. The reception will take place at the Law Offices of Holland & Knight, from 5:30-7:30pm. Business casual attire. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Thank you for supporting FCF and the work we […]

Orlando Child Advocacy Awards and Reception

Please join Florida’s Children First October 24th, 2013 as we honor child advocates in Orlando and raise awareness for child welfare issues. The reception will take place at the Law Offices of Broad & Cassel,  from 5:30-7:30pm. Business casual attire. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Thank you for supporting FCF and the work […]

Gainesville Child Advocacy Awards and Reception

Please join Florida’s Children First September 26, 2013 as we honor child advocates in Gainesville and raise awareness for child welfare issues. The reception will take place at the Home of Cotton and Gloria from 5:30-7:30pm. Business casual attire. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Thank you for supporting FCF and the work […]

Sarasota Child Advocacy Awards and Reception

Please join Florida’s Children First September 19, 2013 as we honor child advocates in Sarasota and raise awareness for child welfare issues. The reception will take place at The Boathouse at the Hyatt Regency from 5:30-7:30pm. Business casual attire. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Thank you for supporting FCF and the work […]

Miami Child Advocacy Awards and Reception

Please join Florida’s Children First June 12, 2013 as we honor child advocates in Miami and raise awareness for child welfare issues. The reception will take place at Carlton Fields from 5:30-7:30pm. Business casual attire. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Thank you for supporting FCF and the work we do! RSVP now! […]

Tampa Child Advocacy Awards & Reception

Please join Florida’s Children First June 13, 2013 as we honor child advocates in Tampa and raise awareness for child welfare issues. The reception will take place at Holland & Knight from 5-7pm. Business casual attire. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Thank you for supporting FCF and the work we do! RSVP […]

FREE Broward Training – Arrest & Conviction of Dependent Youth

Dependent Children: What Happens When They Are Arrested or Convicted & How You Can Help 3.0 CLE Credits Available This training will help participants understand what happens to children when they are arrested and charged in juvenile and adult court.  It will give special attention to the treatment of children in the dependency system and […]

Broward Child Advocacy Awards & Reception

Please join Florida’s Children First February 28, 2013 as we honor child advocates in the Broward area and raise awareness for child welfare issues. The reception will take place at the Tower Club from 5:30-7:30pm. Business casual attire. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Thank you for supporting FCF and the work we […]

Northeast Florida Free Training

Please join Florida’s Children First for a free training covering the issues of Arrest & Conviction of Dependent Children This training will help participants understand what happens to children when they are arrested and charged in juvenile and adult court.  It will give special attention to the treatment of children in the dependency system and […]

Northeast Florida Child Advocacy Awards and Reception

Please join Florida’s Children First November 15th as we honor child advocates in the Northeast Florida area and raise awareness for child welfare issues. The reception will take place at the University Club of Jacksonville from 5:30-7:30pm. Business casual attire. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Thank you for supporting FCF and the […]

FREE TRAINING: Human Trafficking & Children in State Care – Palm Beach

As recent news stories have made clear, children in out-of-home care are particularly vulnerable to being lured into domestic minor sex trafficking. Unaccompanied immigrant children are vulnerable to both labor and sex trafficking.  Increased awareness is the first step in shaping a system of care that prevents trafficking and appropriately serves children who have been […]

Orlando Child Advocacy Awards and Reception

Please join Florida’s Children First October 17th as we honor child advocates in the Orlando area and raise awareness for child welfare issues. The reception will take place at the Shakai Sushi Lounge in downtown Orlando 4:45-7:00pm. Business casual attire. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served. Thank you for supporting FCF and the […]

YLS Annual Charity Golf Tournament

The Broward County Young Lawyers Section are hosting their 25th Annual Charity Golf Tournament to benefit FLORIDA’S CHILDREN FIRST October 13, 2012. Proceeds will go to support the Tracey McPharlin Pro Bono Initiative and the local Broward Chapter of Florida Youth SHINE. There will be a great day of golf at the beautiful Jacaranda Golf […]

Free Training: Tracey McPharlin Pro Bono Dependency Recruitment Initiative

A collaborative effort of the Broward County Bar Association, Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc., The 17th Judicial Circuit Pro Bono Committee, and Florida’s Children First to recruit, train and support pro bono attorneys to represent children in Dependency Court. March 22, 2012 from 1-5pm at the African American Research Library To sign up […]

Free Training: Pregnant and Parenting Teens in State Care – Addressing the Silent Crisis

  Who Should Attend: Attorneys, GALs, Caseworkers, Supervisors, and other individual personnel who work directly with youth. Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm African American Research Library 2650 Sistrunk Boulevard, Dianne Bienes Seminar Room, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311 To sign up for the training, please click here  

Tallahassee Child Advocacy Awards and Reception

Attend the Child Advocacy Awards and Reception in Tallahassee February 1, 2012 at the Governor’s Club. Join prominent members and business leaders as they network and honor distinguished child advocates in the community. Please call the office if you wish to RSVP or contribute towards this event (954) 796-0860. Thank you for supporting the work […]

Broward Child Advocacy Awards and Reception

Attend our 10th annual Broward Reception March 22, 2012 from 5:30-7:30 in the Tower Club in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks will be served. Business casual attire. Join some of the most prominent members and business leaders of the community as they network and honor distinguished child advocates. To RSVP or donate, […]

Dependency Court: Ethical Considerations. CLE presentation

September 22, 2011 FCF coordinated and facilitated a CLE presentation for the Florida Bar Legal Needs of Children.   Three hours of ethics CLE are now available on the web at: http://centervideo.forest.usf.edu/legethics/legethics.html

Palm Beach Child Advocacy Awards & Reception

Palm Beach Child Advocacy Awards & Reception Tuesday, November 29, 2011 5:30 – 7:30pm at the Bridge Hotel in Boca Raton Please see the flyer for more information.

Tracey McPharlin Pro Bono Initiative Training

A successful first training in July has now led to the second Pro Bono Initiative Training October 12th from 1-5pm at the Broward County Bar Association Office in downtown Fort Lauderdale. To participate, please email your name, firm and phone number to David Bazerman with the Legal Aid Service of Broward County: dbazerman@legalaid.org

Jacksonville Softball Tournament

Softball Tournament in Jacksonville, all proceeds to benefit Florida’s Children First Saturday, November 5th 8:30am. Please see the flyer for more information. To register, email Caroline Geoghegan at: cgeoghegan@zisser.net

FREE TRAINING: Understanding the Issues of Child on Child Sexual Abuse & Local Resources Available

September 27, 2011 from 9am -12pm at the Jacksonville Children’s Commission 3.0 CLE credits available To register, please click HERE

YLS Golf Tournament and Happy Hour

Join the Young Lawyers Section as they host their annual Golf Tournament October 15th at the Jacaranda Golf Club and Tee-Off Happy Hour October 6th at VIBE downtown Las Olas. Proceeds to benefit Florida’s Children First and the Tracey McPharlin Initiative! Contact Meghan Clary for more information or to sign up 954-525-6566 or via email […]

Tampa Training: Understanding Child on Child Sexual Abuse

ATTEND A FREE TRAINING! July 21, 2011 from 9:00 – 12:00pm at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County   Register at https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07e43nqot735e590b3&oseq=   Children in state care are at greater risk than their peers to be the victims of child on child sexual abuse. How the system of care handles the victims of such abuse […]

Tampa Advocacy Awards & Reception

Child Advocacy Awards & Reception July 21, 2011 from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm     At the Michael Murphy Gallery 2701 South MacDill Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33629               To RSVP, please click http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=kcikvgeab&oeidk=a07e47xjxb188d18da2   Or call the office at 954-796-0860 or email us at fcf@floridaschildrenfirst.org    

Donate Your Dime at Jacksonville Whole Foods

Shop at the Jacksonville Whole Foods and donate your dime to FYS when you use a recyclable bag! Now through June 30th.  

Tracey McPharlin Dependency Initiative, Attorney Training

FCF, in conjunction with the Broward County Bar Association and Legal Aid Service of Broward County will hold a four hour training for lawyers who are willing to represent children in dependency proceedings on a pro bono basis. For more information on the Initiative, please contact: David S. Bazerman, Esq., Director Tracey McPharlin Dependency Pro […]

DCF Dependency Summit, Orlando

DCF Summit Training, Orlando, September 7-9

Orlando Child Advocacy Awards & Reception

Orlando Child Advocacy Awards and Reception, September 9, 2011 from 5:00 – 7:30pm at the Citrus Club Downtown. Call to RSVP or donate online:

Orlando Board Retreat

Board of Directors and Advisory Board meeting, Orlando, September 10 [pe2-gallery album=”aHR0cDovL3BpY2FzYXdlYi5nb29nbGUuY29tL2RhdGEvZmVlZC9iYXNlL3VzZXIvZmxvcmlkYXNjaGlsZHJlbmZpcnN0L2FsYnVtaWQvNTU0Nzc5ODE4NDYyOTE2MTA4OT9hbHQ9cnNzJmFtcDtobD1lbl9VUyZraW5kPXBob3Rv”]

Children’s Legal Services Conference

Two day training and conference for all Children’s Legal Services grantees of The Florida Bar Foundation. Orlando, September 15-16.

Northeast Florida Child Advocacy Awards & Reception

Northeast Florida Child Advocacy Awards September 27, 2011 from 5:30 – 7:30pm Honoring: Tammy McGuire (The Foster Closet), Jacie Barnard (First Coast News), Cheryl McCall (Foster and Adoptive Parent), and youth honorees Chauncey Johnson and Nicole Bryant. RSVP below or call the office at (954) 796-0860

19th Judicial Circuit Dependency Summit Training

FYS Training on the Trauma of Removal with Judge Larry Schack in Okeechobee, Florida May 19 – 20th 2011,

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