The seventh annual Florida Faith Symposium will be held November 2-3, 2016, at the Wyndham Orlando Resort in Orlando. 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.
This event is hosted by the Florida Department of Children and Families, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, in partnership with the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council and other statewide partners. This year's event will feature a variety of special guests including speakers and musical performers. 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.