Awards and Accomplishments

  • First SLC Re-entry Resource Hub to provide resources to adult and juvenile offenders on court supervision or returning from incarceration – over 100 served (2015)
 
  • Know the Law Teen Forum to educate youth about having safe, positive interactions with police and the consequences of crime (2015)
 
  • Kids at Hope SLC Community Leaders Hope Forum (2015)
 
  • Kids at Hope Annual Holiday Toy Giveaway Party – approximately 500 youth and/or families served (2014)
 
  • Roundtaable brings experts from National Gang Center to train over 70 SLC community leaders and 200 community residents on federal Comprehensive Gang Model (2014)
 
  • Kids at Hope Southeast Region Youth Development Master’s Seminar in SLC (2013)
 
  • Kids at Hope National Board Visit – St. Lucie County named Model for the Nation (2012)
 
  • Roundtable receives Children’s Week State Community Innovation Award from Whole Child Florida and United Way of Florida (2012)
 
  •  Annual Poverty Forum (2012)
 
  • CDC cites St. Lucie County’s HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategy Teen Health Clinic (2010)
 
  • HIV/AIDS prevention video with local doctors added to school curriculum (2008)
  • Underage Drinking PSA produced for parents – “Lock It Up!”—airs on ABC, NBC and CBS channels (2008)
 
  • Kids at Hope Kick Off (2008)
 
  • Get Real About AIDS Curriculum approved by SLC School Board (2008)
 
  • SLC School Board changes attendance policy to allow make up work to be graded at full credit instead of “F” (2007)
 
  • HIV/AIDS Prevention Video with Community Leaders (2007)
 
  • Gang Prevention & Abatement Strategy Community Wide Assessment (2006)
 
  • Advocacy for FPPD yields funding for six additional officer positions (2003)
 
  • Youth Leadership Council formed (2003)
 
  • Elementary Truancy Night Court (2001)
 
  • Implementation of St. Lucie Hand in Hand Comprehensive Strategy (2000)
 
  • National Award for Best Co-Collaboration (1999)