Strengthening Families and Communities through Faith!
The 4th Annual "Our Children, Our Future: Restoring Hope, National Faith Symposium," will be sure to inspire and uplift you. Please join the Department of Juvenile Justice and the Department of Children and Families as we welcome three dynamic speakers: Coach Bobby Bowden, New York Times best seller Bob Williamson, author of "Miracle on Luckie Street," and the Reverend O. Jermaine Simmons, Jr.
This year's Symposium promises to be one the largest gatherings of faith-based and community leaders in Florida. Attendees will hear from innovative and thought-provoking speakers who will share their insights and best practices in serving families in need and at-risk youth. The $75-registration fee includes a variety of workshops, plenary sessions, networking opportunities, and lunch.
Opening Plenary Address
The Symposium kicks off Wednesday, November 6, with an opening keynote address. During the kick-off, two outstanding faith-based organizations will be honored for best practices, initiatives and innovations statewide. They will receive the CHAMPIONS OF HOPE AWARD presented in partnership by the Department of Children and Families, Department of Juvenile Justice and the Florida Faith-Based and Community-Based Advisory Council.
The Rosen Plaza Hotel has reserved a group block at a reduced conference rate of $95 per night available Monday, November 4, through Thursday, November 7. Each room includes complimentary high-speed Internet access and parking. Make a reservation. The conference rate expires Monday, October 21, 2013, at 5:00 p.m..