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Family Leadership Development Funding

We're excited to announce that Family Voices Indiana will continue to serve another year as the family health information center for the state. We dedicate part of our HRSA funding to support family leadership. This funding will continue to be available though May 31, 2015.

From its inception, Family Voices has been committed to leadership training. Recognized as expert stakeholders by government and private leaders, families of children with special health care needs and/or disabilities should be key players in improving state policies that impact them. We encourage families to work with state agencies, to sit on state and local government advisory commissions, and to participate in the legislative process. Unlike most other groups, this unique community of families also requires child-care stipends, and travel money. Therefore, to support this participation, the family to family health information center at Family Voices Indiana has created the Family Leadership Development Fund. …