Children’s Advocacy Center Announces “2013 Champions of Children”

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advocay A state DCF director and a director at the Village for Families and Children have been named  the recipients of The Center for Children’s Advocacy 4th annual “Champion of Children” awards.

Tammy Sneed, Director of Girls’ Services for the Department of Children and Families and Hector Glynn, Vice President of Outpatient Behavioral Services for the Village for Families and Children have been chosen for the awards by the Connecticut nonprofit that protects the legal rights of abused and neglected children. 

The two were chosen for their ongoing commitment to improving the lives of the state’s most vulnerable children and youths,  

“The supports our partners provide to children and youth are critical,” said Martha Stone, Executive Director of the Center for Children’s Advocacy. ” The Center’s Champion of Children Award recipients have worked tirelessly to give children and youth the opportunity they deserve to be safe, be healthy, and look forward to a secure future.”

This year’s Champion of Children awards event will be held on May 14 at 5:30 p.m. at the Mark Twain House in Hartford.

 To purchase tickets, email, call Johany Rodriguez at 860-570-5327, or go to the Center for Children’s Advocacy website at

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