The eighth annual Florida Faith Symposium will be held November 7-8, 2017, at the Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.
The Faith Symposium is one of Florida’s premier events that brings together more than 500 faith and state government leaders to highlight opportunities, facilitate connections, and initiate action to empower Florida’s children and families to become productive and self-sufficient.
This event is hosted by the Florida Department of Children and Families, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, and in partnership with the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council and other statewide partners.
The Faith Symposium connects conference attendees to resources, best practices, and training to enhance faith and community-based programs that serve youth and struggling families.
Workshops and speakers provide information and insight into programs related to child welfare, juvenile justice, and family recovery and resilience that have proven to have successful outcomes. Throughout the conference, there will be more than 35 educational sessions and exhibit booths.
Champions of Hope awards will be presented to exceptional faith-based organizations for their outstanding commitment to strengthening Florida’s families. All nominees will be recognized for their passion and efforts to the agencies’ missions. These awards are presented by the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council, in partnership with the Department of Children and Families and Department of Juvenile Justice.