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  • Pinellas Juvenile Welfare Board increases investment in emergency response to COVID-19

    Florida Politics | April 03, 2020

    The Pinellas County Juvenile Welfare Board is increasing its investment in several emergency response efforts responding to low income families disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 […]

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  • Pinellas County Schools students taste-test, vote for items they want on their school lunch menus

    ABC Action News WFTS-TV | February 19, 2020

    In 2018, JWB invested in a Teen Food Insecurity Study, as part of the Pinellas Childhood Hunger Collective Initiative. The research showed that preference was […]

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  • Beth Houghton takes the reins at the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County

    Tampa Bay Business Journal | November 08, 2019

    Why Beth is a big deal: Beth Houghton has officially begun her tenure as the new CEO of the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County. […]

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  • JWB initiative pairs children’s physical and mental health in new care program

    Tampa Bay Newspapers | November 05, 2019

    Pinellas County’s children are “really struggling.” That was the message conveyed by Juvenile Welfare Board’s Chief Administrative Officer Lynda Leedy during a recent Board of […]

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  • Beth Houghton on her new role at Juvenile Welfare Board – and why its focus drew her in

    St. Petersburg Catalyst | October 21, 2019

    CLICK HERE to listen to the audio of the full conversation between Juvenile Welfare Board’s new CEO Beth Houghton and St. Pete Catalyst Publisher Joe Hamilton. When […]

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  • Grant Gives St. Pete College Students Access to Quality Child Care

    Spectrum Bay News 9 | October 09, 2019

    Congressman Charlie Crist visited St. Petersburg College Seminole campus Wednesday and presented a check for $323,446 on behalf of the U.S. Department of Education to […]

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  • Pinellas launches campaign to save babies

    Tampa Bay Times | September 23, 2019

    The portable crib was in the front of the conference room -- a symbol of salvation. “The baby needs to sleep alone, on their back, […]

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  • Emergency crews are trying to stop infants from dying while sharing beds with their parents

    10News WTSP-TV | September 23, 2019

    First responders in Pinellas County say infant sleep-related suffocation is the number one cause of preventable death for children under 18. According to the Juvenile […]

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