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Conference Presenter Application

FloridaFAPA is pleased to announce the call for Workshop Proposals for our 2020 Annual Education Conference June 12-14 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek.The Annual conference will host over 300 foster, adoptive, kinship caregivers and child welfare professionals. Do you have

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We’re headed back to Daytona Beach.  The Hilton Oceanside has been completely updated since our last visit in 2012. Welcome! On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Florida FAPA, I would like to welcome you to the 23rdAnnual

Board Member

Martie Gillen (Gainesville), contact Martie . . .

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Melanie Stimmel (Orlando), contact Melanie . . .

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Lillie Blackshear (Jacksonville), contact Lillie . . .

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Dorothy Alvarez (West Palm Beach), contact Dorothy . . .

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Kylie McCracken, contact Kylie . . .

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Travis Davis (Miami), contact Travis. . .

Legislative Chair

Saralyn Grass (Jacksonville), contact Saralyn . . .

Governor Ron DeSantis Declares November 2019 National Adoption Month

November 23 is National Adoption DayAt a recent meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor DeSantis presented a resolution declaring November 2019 as National Adoption Month in Florida. Throughout the month, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) will participate in the “30