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By fostercarereviewuser / November 29, 2018

Record-breaking Generosity during FFCR’s 13th Annual Claws for Kids Fundraising Luncheon

Record-breaking Generosity during FFCR’s 13th Annual Claws for Kids Fundraising Luncheon! November is always an exciting month for Florida Foster...

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By fostercarereviewuser / November 30, 2018

The Miami Foundation’s 2018 Give Miami Day Raises $11.5M for Miami Non-profits

The Miami Foundation’s 2018 Give Miami Day Raises $11.5M for Miami Non-profits Not even two weeks after our Claws for...

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By fostercarereviewuser / November 29, 2018

Celebrating National Adoption Day

Celebrating National Adoption Day On November 16th, FFCR participated in Miami’s National Adoption Day, spearheaded by Our Kids of Miami-Dade/Monroe,...

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Newsletter, Update
By fostercarereviewuser / November 29, 2018

FFCR Welcomes New Staff Member!

FFCR Welcomes New Staff Member! We are excited to announce that Melissa Meade has recently joined Florida Foster Care Review...

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By fostercarereviewuser / November 28, 2018

FFCR Participates in FIU’s Fostering Panther Pride Turkey & Toast Luncheon

FFCR Participates in FIU’s Fostering Panther Pride Turkey & Toast Luncheon Thanksgiving came a little early this year for former...

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By fostercarereviewuser / November 28, 2018

Corporate Sponsor Spotlight: Bank of America

Corporate Partner Spotlight: Bank of America Florida Foster Care Review is pleased to share that earlier this month, we received...

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Event, Impact, Newsletter
By fostercarereviewuser / October 30, 2018

FFCR Participates in Our Kids’ 2018 Adoption & Fostering Summit

FFCR Participates in Our Kids’ 2018 Adoption & Fostering Summit On Saturday, October 27th, Our Kids, along with the South...

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By fostercarereviewuser / October 30, 2018

FFCR Hosts 2nd Annual My Miami Story Meet Up

FFCR Hosts 2nd Annual My Miami Story Meet Up Life in Greater Miami is best captured through the stories of...

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By fostercarereviewuser / October 30, 2018

FFCR Welcomes Five New Citizen Review Panel Program Volunteers

FFCR Welcomes Five New Citizen Review Panel Program Volunteers After completing a CRP observation, two and half information-packed days of...

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Impact, Newsletter, Spotlight
By fostercarereviewuser / October 29, 2018

Congratulations to FFCR’s “Child Welfare Professional of the Month” Third Quarter Awardees

Congratulations to FFCR’s “Child Welfare Professional of the Month” Third Quarter Awardees In the last three months, FFCR has recognized...

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By fostercarereviewuser / September 26, 2018

FFCR Staff Participate in the 2018 Child Protection Summit

FFCR Staff Participates in the 2018 Child Protection Summit From September 5-7, 2018, eight FFCR staff members participated in the...

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By fostercarereviewuser / September 26, 2018

Celebrating Judge Cindy Lederman’s Legacy

Celebrating Judge Cindy Lederman's Legacy On Tuesday, September 25thmore than 100 child welfare professionals, friends, colleagues and community leaders gathered...

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Event, Impact, Newsletter
By fostercarereviewuser / September 26, 2018

FFCR Staff & Volunteers Run to Support the United Way of Miami-Dade

FFCR Staff & Volunteers Run to Support the United Way of Miami-Dade FFCR was proud to serve as a sponsor...

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By fostercarereviewuser / September 26, 2018

FFCR Hosts Its First Advanced Training Institute

FFCR Hosts Its First Advanced Training Institute FFCR is proud of our 73 active volunteers, each of whom is committed...

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By fostercarereviewuser / August 28, 2018

Community Members Share their Time and Talent to Ensure the Safety, Stability and Well-Being of Children in Foster Care

Community Members Share their Time and Talent to Ensure the Safety, Stability and Well-Being of Children in Foster Care FFCR...

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By fostercarereviewuser / August 28, 2018

FFCR Welcomes Jennifer Behnam to Provide Permanency Values Training

FFCR Welcomes Jennifer Behnam to Provide Permanency Values Training On August 22nd, FFCR welcomed Jennifer Behnam, MSW to Miami to...

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Impact, Newsletter, Success Story
By fostercarereviewuser / August 28, 2018

Using Family Finding Strategies to Support Permanency

Using Family Finding Strategies to Support Permanency The Department of Children and Families had received numerous abuse reports regarding the four Pérez...

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By fostercarereviewuser / August 28, 2018

University of Miami School of Law’s First Star Academy: Clearing a Path to College for Youth in Foster Care

University of Miami School of Law’s First Star Academy: Clearing a Path to College for Youth in Foster Care On...

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By fostercarereviewuser / July 26, 2018

GAL Program’s Stephanie Castillo Named Child Welfare Professional of the Month

GAL Program’s Stephanie Castillo Named Child Welfare Professional of the Month Stephanie Castillo, Guardian ad Litem Supervisor from the 11th...

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By fostercarereviewuser / July 26, 2018

FFCR Staff Helps Florida Youth SHINE

FFCR Staff Helps Florida Youth SHINE From July 13 – 16th, FFCR’s Training & Outreach Manager, Marissa Leichter, participated in...

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By fostercarereviewuser / July 26, 2018

New Case Managers Benefit from FFCR’s Expertise

New Case Managers Benefit from FFCR's Expertise Our Kids’ new case manager 11-week pre-service trainings are conducted four times a...

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Newsletter, Success Story
By fostercarereviewuser / July 26, 2018

FFCR’s CRP Program Ensures 7 Siblings Receive Critical Services

FFCR’s CRP Program Ensures 7 Siblings Receive Critical Services The seven Jacobs* siblings were removed from their parents due to...

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Newsletter, Success Story
By fostercarereviewuser / June 28, 2018

Creating Forever Families – A Success Story

Creating Forever Families - A Success Story Taylor* was placed in foster care when she was six years old. Her...

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By fostercarereviewuser / June 28, 2018

Special Graduation Ceremony for Youth in Foster Care

Special Graduation Ceremony for Youth in Foster Care On Friday, June 8th the FFCR team joined community members and supporters...

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Newsletter, Spotlight
By fostercarereviewuser / June 28, 2018

FFCR Volunteer Spotlight: Irene Sullivan

FFCR Volunteer Spotlight: Irene Sullivan While searching for volunteer opportunities, Irene Sullivan stumbled upon the FFCR booth at The Miami...

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By fostercarereviewuser / June 28, 2018

Celebrating Family Reunification

Celebrating Family Reunification On June 20th, in celebration of National Reunification Month, Our Kids, DCF and community partners joined together...

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Newsletter, Spotlight
By fostercarereviewuser / June 28, 2018

Family Resource Center’s Kerline Seide Named FFCR’s Child Welfare Professional of the Month

Family Resource Center’s Kerline Seide Named FFCR’s Child Welfare Professional of the Month Congratulations to Kerline Seide of Family Resource...

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By fostercarereviewuser / May 31, 2018

FFCR Hosts Our First Volunteer Summit

FFCR Hosts Our First Volunteer Summit On Saturday, May 5th, FFCR held our first ever FFCR Volunteer Summit at the...

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By fostercarereviewuser / May 31, 2018

Volunteer GAL Karen Kerr Named FFCR’s Child Welfare Professional of the Month

Volunteer GAL Karen Kerr Named FFCR’s Child Welfare Professional of the Month Congratulations to Karen Kerr, Miami-Dade County Guardian ad...

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By fostercarereviewuser / May 31, 2018

FFCR Volunteer Jodi Hessel Receives “Woman of Valor” Award

FFCR Volunteer Jodi Hessel Receives “Woman of Valor” Award FFCR Citizen Review Panel volunteer, Jodi Hessel, was one of four...

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By fostercarereviewuser / April 27, 2018

FFCR Participates in Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. In honor of the month and the cause, FFCR staff wore blue and donned...

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By fostercarereviewuser / April 27, 2018

Celebrating FFCR’s AWESOME Volunteers!

Our volunteers are at the core of FFCR’s work on behalf of abused and neglected children. In honor of National...

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By fostercarereviewuser / April 27, 2018

Cocktails for a Cause

On Friday, April 13th, FFCR Board President MaryAnne Lukacs and Board Member Lourdes (Luly) Aviñó hosted Cocktails for a Cause....

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Newsletter, Update
By fostercarereviewuser / April 27, 2018

FFCR Welcomes a New Staff Member

As demand for our services grows, FFCR welcomed Esther Garcia-Rosenberg, Esq. to the team. Esther joins as Permanency Roundtable Specialist...

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Newsletter, Success Story
By fostercarereviewuser / March 28, 2018

FFCR Facilitates a Win-Win Outcome for a Young Child in Foster Care

FFCR Facilitates a Win-Win Outcome for a Young Child in Foster Care When she was 3 years old, Jessica* was...

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By fostercarereviewuser / March 28, 2018

FFCR Joins Non-Profit Advocates at PhilanthropyMiami

FFCR Joins Non-Profit Advocates at PhilanthropyMiami Thanks to a generous scholarship provided by The Children’s Trust, FFCR’s Communications and Development...

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By fostercarereviewuser / March 28, 2018

Meet the New Faces at FFCR!

Meet the New Faces at FFCR! A big welcome to the newest members of the FFCR team, Review Specialist Meliza...

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Newsletter, Spotlight
By fostercarereviewuser / February 27, 2018

January’s Child Welfare Professional of the Month

January's Child Welfare Professional of the Month We are pleased to announce that Ian Baldwin was selected as our Child...

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By fostercarereviewuser / February 27, 2018

The Power to Decide

The Power to Decide On February 8th, our Executive Director, Candice Maze, teamed up with JeNeen Anderson and Sarah Ashley...

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By fostercarereviewuser / February 27, 2018

Veteran Juvenile Court Judge Tackles Tough Topics with FFCR Volunteers

Veteran Juvenile Court Judge Tackles Tough Topics with FFCR Volunteers FFCR’s Citizen Review Panel volunteers recently had the opportunity to...

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By fostercarereviewuser / January 25, 2018

FFCR with Florida Youth SHINE at Children’s Week

FFCR with Florida Youth SHINE at Children's Week From January 21 through 23, Marissa Leichter, FFCR’s Citizen Review Panel Program...

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Event, Newsletter
By fostercarereviewuser / January 24, 2018

Celebrating Our Legacy Board Members

Celebrating Our Legacy Board Members Florida Foster Care Review board members and guests gathered at the home of David and...

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Newsletter, Success Story
By fostercarereviewuser / January 24, 2018

The CRP in Action: Keeping Siblings Together & Reuniting Families

The CRP in Action: Keeping Siblings Together & Reuniting Families Siblings Chloe, Michelle, and Samantha* were removed from their mother’s...

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Newsletter, Update
By fostercarereviewuser / January 24, 2018

Fostering Connections: Education Effect

Fostering Connections: Education Effect Florida Foster Care Review volunteers and staff sat down with Donnie Hale Jr., Director of FIU´s...

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By fostercarereviewuser / December 12, 2017

Florida Foster Care Review partnered with Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) in support of Bunchy’s Annual Toy Drive

Florida Foster Care Review partnered with Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) in support of Bunchy’s Annual Toy Drive Helping ensure...

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By fostercarereviewuser / December 12, 2017

FFCR Citizen Review Panel Volunteer & Program Coordinator Receives 2017 Outstanding Child Welfare Professional Award

FFCR Citizen Review Panel Volunteer & Program Coordinator Receives 2017 Outstanding Child Welfare Professional Award With family, colleagues, and friends...

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By fostercarereviewuser / December 12, 2017

FFCR Citizen Review Panel Manager Co-Facilitates Youth SHINE Panel at Regional Child Welfare Conference

FFCR Citizen Review Panel Manager Co-Facilitates Youth SHINE Panel at Regional Child Welfare Conference On December 7, 2017, the Miami-Dade...

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Impact, Newsletter
By fostercarereviewuser / November 7, 2017

Impact: My Miami Story

Impact: My Miami Story Last month, we joined Miamians across the county to share our Miami Story— who we are,...

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By fostercarereviewuser / November 7, 2017

Engage: Judge Ruiz Swears in New FFCR Volunteers

Engage: Judge Ruiz Swears in New FFCR Volunteers On Tuesday morning, October 17th, Judge Mavel Ruiz of the 11th Judicial Circuit,...

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By fostercarereviewuser / November 7, 2017

Celebrate: 12th Annual Claws For Kids Luncheon

Celebrate: 12th Annual Claws For Kids Luncheon   Have you heard the news? Our 12th Annual Claws for Kids Luncheon...

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Newsletter, Spotlight
By fostercarereviewuser / November 7, 2017

Spotlight: Bilzin Sumberg’s Post-Irma Relief Efforts

Spotlight: Bilzin Sumberg's Post-Irma Relief Efforts This month Florida Foster Care Review would like to recognize the law firm Bilzin...

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Newsletter, Success Story
By fostercarereviewuser / October 5, 2017

Success Story: Julia

  Success Story: Julia Meet Julia*, a bright, 20-year-old young woman with the hopes of graduating high school and going...

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By fostercarereviewuser / October 4, 2017

Impact: Ana Ansola

Impact: Ana Ansola A Shining Star in the Wake of Hurricane Irma Florida Foster Care Review’s (FFCR) amazing volunteers often...

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By fostercarereviewuser / October 3, 2017

Spotlight: Valerie Collins

  Spotlight: Valerie Collins   Florida Foster Care Review (FFCR) would like to congratulate Ms. Valerie Collins, a case manager with...

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Engage, Newsletter
By fostercarereviewuser / October 2, 2017

Engage: Child Welfare Policy and Practice With Natalia Giordano

Engage: Child Welfare Policy and Practice With Natalia Giordano To ensure the most positive outcomes for children, Florida Foster Care...

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Update
By fostercarereviewuser / October 2, 2017

Child Welfare League of America Helps Hurricane Victims

Child Welfare League of America helps those who have been affected by hurricanes. Natural disasters are scary for everyone involved,...

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Update
By fostercarereviewuser / September 11, 2017

Hurricane Irma Update

We hope that this finds each of you safe and sound. Please note that due to court closures in the...

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Newsletter, Spotlight
By fostercarereviewuser / August 29, 2017

Spotlight: Thomas Oglesby

Spotlight: Thomas Oglesby Thomas (Tom) Oglesby, is one of Florida Foster Care Review’s 75 inspirational volunteers. He is an associate...

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Impact, Newsletter
By fostercarereviewuser / August 28, 2017

Impact: Lesley Mendoza was Awarded the Child Welfare Professional of the Month

Impact: Lesley Mendoza Every month, Florida Foster Care Review’s Citizen Review Panel members extend commendations to those who do exceptional...

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By fostercarereviewuser / August 28, 2017

Engage: 2017 Child Protection Summit

Engage: 2017 Child Protection Summit Dedicated to bettering the lives of kids and youth in foster care, ensuring their well-being...

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