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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. ~ Margaret Mead

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Welcome to Florida Foster Care Review!

  • Facilitate

    Florida Foster Care Review facilitates comprehensive, individualized case review hearings for children and youth in foster care.
    At the same time, FFCR works to infuse the Citizen Review Panel (CRP) Program with best practices, quality training and intensive support. We plan to ignite the use of citizen-led panels across the state by providing critical expertise, technical assistance and infrastructure to other communities.

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  • Advocate

    Florida Foster Care Review advocates for policy and practice changes that make a real difference in children’s lives.
    Based on 25 years of experience and hard data accumulated through countless hearings, FFCR provides insights into the complex challenges facing children and youth in foster care and recommends changes to improve the child welfare system.

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  • Innovate

    Florida Foster Care Review develops and implements innovative approaches to addressing the greatest needs of the children we serve.
    At FFCR, we do more than just identify problems; we find solutions. We build on our past work to create an atmosphere of flexibility and fresh thinking that enables us to address the increasingly tough issues facing children and youth in care.

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Help stop human trafficking in Florida!

HB 369 and SB 534 seek to post the National Trafficking Hotline number in public places to inform the public where to call to report possible instances of human trafficking.

HB 369, in its amended form, passed the Economic Affairs Committee on March 19th (18-0).

TODAY SB 534 will be heard at 4:00 p.m. by the Senate Criminal Justice Committee.

Support the bill! Call the following Senators on the Criminal Justice Committee today to urge them to support SB 534, the National Trafficking Hotline bill. Ask them to step up their support by co-sponsoring SB 534!

Senator Greg Evers (850) 487-5002
Senator Audrey Gibson (850) 487-5009
Senator Rob Bradley (R) (850) 487-5007
Senator Jeff Brandes (R) 850 487-5022
Senator Jeff Clemens (D) (850) 487 -5027
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Help end human trafficking in Florida!

HB 369 will be before the Economic Affairs Committee tomorrow at 12:30 p.m.

Please Call the members of that Committee and request that they

1. Sign on as a co-sponsor to HB369

2. Support HB 369. It is important, bi-partisan legislation to help victims of human trafficking

The committee members are:

Chair Jose Oliva 850-717-5110
Vice-ChairMary Lynn Magar 850-717-5082
Rep. Alan Williams 850-717-5008

Artiles, Frank [R] 850-717-5118
Avila, Bryan [R] 850-717-5111

Bracy, Randolph [D] 850-717-5045

Fitzenhagen, Heather [R] 850-717-5078
Fresen, Erik [R] 850-717-5114
Geller, Joseph [D] 850-717-5100
Ingoglia, Blaise [R] 850-717-5035
Jenne, Evan [D] 850-717-5099
Mayfield, Debbie [R] 850-717-5054

Narain, Edwin [D] 850-717-5061
Peters, Kathleen M. [R] 850-717-5069
Plasencia, Rene "Coach P" [R] 850-717-5049
Powell, Bobby [D] 850-717-5088
Rooney, Jr., Patrick Joseph [R] 850-717-5085
Steube, W. Gregory "Greg" [R]850-717-5073
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Special thanks to our #MaxinesCloset sponsors and partners. You helped make the night a success! $10,000 raised to support children and youth in fostercare! Catering by Lovables Soul Of Miami Joanna's Marketplace Biscayne Bay Brewing Company The AO Insight Dress for Success Miami RAMAX MEDIA ... See MoreSee Less

Many thanks to everyone who attended #MaxinesCloset last night! It was so great to see Maxine's family, friends and colleagues come together in remembrance of Maxine and to support a cause that was dear to her. ... See MoreSee Less

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