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Children's Advocates Honor Carol J. Barnett

Special to the Democrat

Tallahassee Democrat

Mar 27, 2017

"Longtime children’s advocate Carol Jenkins Barnett will be presented with the state’s top award for service on behalf of Florida’s youth at the Children’s Week Awards Dinner in Tallahassee as part of Children’s Week festivities. Named in honor of former Gov. and First Lady Lawton and Rhea Chiles’ decades of commitment to public service benefiting Florida’s children and their families, every year since 1999 Children’s Week organizers present the Chiles Advocacy Award to a deserving Floridian who exemplifies integrity, dedication and commitment to improving the lives of Florida’s children and their families and who has successfully engaged others to promote policies and programs benefiting them."