FFCR's CRP Program Ensures 7 Siblings Receive Critical Services 
The seven Jacobs* sibling were removed from their parents due to allegations of domestic violence, inadequate supervision, and the mother's substance abuse issues.  
FFCR Staff Helps Florida Youth SHINE

From July 13 - 16th FFCR's Training & Outreach Manager, Marissa Leichter, participated in Florida Youth SHINE's quarterly meeting at the Hampton Inn in Plantation, Florida. Florida Youth SHINE (Striving High for INdependence and Empowerment) is a youth run, peer driven organization that empowers current and former foster youth to become leaders and advocates within their communities. Read more>> 
New Case Managers Benefit from FFCR's Expertise
Our Kids' new case manager 11-week pre-service trainings are conducted four times a year.  Our Kids trained approximately 70 new case managers in the past fiscal year.  Once a case manager completes the training, he/she becomes certified to manage his/her own cases without supervision. 
GAL Program's Stephanie Castillo Named Child Welfare Professional of
the Month
Stephanie Castillo, Guardian ad Litem Supervisor from the 11th Judicial Circuit Guardian ad Litem Program was selected as FFCR's June Child Welfare Professional of the month. Read more>> 

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From Our Friends
Judge Lederman Retires

She struck down the gay adoption ban and handled notorious juvenile cases. Now, Judge Cindy Lederman is retiring. Read more in the Miami Herald article below.

Coalition Calls for Immediate Reunification of Families

Statement Highlights Trauma, Cost, and Legal Aspects of Family Separations Under "Zero Tolerance" Policy.
Your Vote = Your Voice

The United Way of Miami-Dade reminds everyone to exercise your right to vote. It is one of the most powerful tools to make a difference in our community and create our own destiny.  
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