Have a Heart for Kids Day rally, 2015

Update: Call for Nominees for Voices for Children Awards

Do you know of a great child advocate? Someone who works to change the lives of children in Washington by making sure that our laws and budgets serve their needs? Someone who works to make kids our highest
priority? Tell us about them! 

Each year, the Children’s Alliance honors outstanding child advocates at our Voices for Children Awards Luncheon. This year’s luncheon will be held on May 20th at the Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion. Nominations are now closed for the 2010 Voices for Children awards. 

2009 Awardees

Kimberly Mays
Advocate for birth parents of children in the child welfare system through the Pierce County Juvenile Court's Parent-to-Parent Program and the governor’s Racial Disproportionality Advisory Committee.

Laura Wells
A long-time child advocate and founder of the Washington state chapter of Fight Crime Invest in Kids

Vicky McIntyre
Mom who turned her struggle to secure health care for her daugher into advocacy on behalf of all Washington children

Jean Colman
Former executive director of the Welfare Rights Organizing Coalition, which from 1984 to 2008 worked to add the voice of welfare recipients and low-wage workers to the decision-making processes affecting their lives.

Our Kids, Our Business
A media and community campaign to raise public awareness of and support for prevention of child abuse and neglect

See a list of last year's nominees and read more about the 2009 awardees.

Contact us with questions.