Children’s Movement of Florida

The Children’s Movement of Florida is a citizen-led, non-partisan organization formed to organize and educate parents, people of the state, political, business, and civic leaders about making the well-being and education of Florida’s children the highest priority of government, business, non-profit institutions and families. See below for more information about the Children’s Movement of Florida’s recent activities, accomplishments, and advocacy work and tools!


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  • KidsWell Florida Partners Released KidsCare Toolbox Report

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    KidsWell Florida held a conference call on October 30th to announce the release of Florida’s KidsCare Toolbox report, which provides information about how kids currently access coverage in the state and how the program can be improved.
  • The Children's Movement of Florida Issued a Newsletter with Highlights from the "Milk Party" Tour

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    FL: The Children’s Movement of Florida issued a newsletter highlighting the completion of its 17-city “Milk Party” tour which was developed to build a movement for all Florida children. As a result of the tour, The Children’s Movement of Florida organized regional and executive committees, created an online storytelling portal and recruited hundreds of volunteers to enroll children into Florida KidCare.  
  • The Children's Movement of Florida Partnered with TurboVote to Help Individuals Register to Vote

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    FL: The Children's Movement of Florida announced its partnership with TurboVote, an online registration tool that allows users to: (1) register to vote; (2) receive election reminders; and (3) request an absentee ballot.
  • TCMF Requested Volunteers to Help Enroll Children in KidCare

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    David Lawrence, The Children’s Movement of Florida’s (TCMF) co-founder and chair, issued a request for volunteers to assist TCMF’s 17 regional committees to enroll children into Florida KidCare, the state’s Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Outreach activities are being conducted in partnership with Florida Covering Kids and other state advocates, and include meetings with superintendents, school board members, doctors, nurses and others to develop strategies to enroll hundreds of thousands of children who are currently eligible for coverage.
  • TCMF Founder Interviewed on Children's Issues

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    David Lawrence, The Children’s Movement of Florida’s (TCMF) co-founder and chair, was interviewed by the News Service of Florida on children’s issues. Among questions asked, Lawrence spoke on the importance of increasing health coverage for children and the growing presence of a children's grassroots movement.
  • KidsWell Florida Advocates Developed Website to Highlight Children's Health Care Activities

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    KidsWell Florida child advocacy organizations developed the KidsWell Florida website designed to highlight activities and news within the state focused on children’s health coverage.
  • TCMF Announced Voices of Florida Website

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    The Children’s Movement of Florida announced “Voices of Florida,” a website sponsored by Rob Gidel and the Gidel Family Foundation.  The website will publish videos and stories focused on the importance of building a movement for Florida’s children.

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