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Children's Cabinet Network - Publications

A listing of all current publications related to Children's Cabinet Network.

Title Publishing Date Description
2017 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S. January 17, 2019

The 2017 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S. is the nation's only survey of state child and youth policy coordinating bodies (i.e., children’s cabinets, commissions, P-20 councils and early childhood advisory councils). The survey assesses coordinating bodies in the areas of partnerships, goals, data, accomplishments and challenges.

Strategic Convenings: The Secret Sauce in Collaborations across Departments and Levels of Government February 1, 2018

Through various local, state, and Federal agencies, government bodies in the United States offer services for the public. However, few of the seemingly intractable challenges facing families and communities across the country can be solved by a single agency or level of government. Nor can such challenges be solved by government alone.

2016 Collective Impact Policy Summit September 15, 2016

This past July, the Forum for Youth Investment hosted the 2016 Collective Impact Policy Summit, a collaboration between multiple national organizations, bringing together federal, state, and local leaders to share their work across levels and siloes of government.

Collective Impact Policy Summit 2015 January 21, 2016

The Collective Impact Policy Summit brought together state and local leaders who are engaged in innovative thinking and practices to align their efforts vertically (from local to federal) and horizontally (across education, human services, health, justice, labor and more).

Congressional Briefing July 16, 2015

Collective Impact for Children and Youth Policy Summit

Transforming Government, Transforming Communities April 15, 2015
Podcast: How Public Policy Can Support Collective Impact March 12, 2015

In this new episode of the Collective Impact Forum podcast series, Erin White (FSG) and Elizabeth Gaines (The Forum for Youth Investment) discuss their recent learning brief, How Public Policy Can Support Collective Impact.

Collective Impact for Policymakers report cover Collective Impact for Policymakers: Working Together for Children and Youth September 1, 2014

Government policies must change in order to help partnerships improve the lives of young people through the power of collective impact.

That’s the message of a new report that examines how federal, state and local policies impede collaboration in the child and youth field – and how they can enhance collaboration instead.

National Governor's Association: A Governor's Guide to Children's Cabinets August 1, 2014

At least 16 states currently have Children's Cabinets, and all indications suggest that many others are likely to follow.

What's in Your Cabinet? February 16, 2012

In the face of budget cuts that threaten to erode crucial supports for children and youth, some state agencies have found a promising mechanism for increasing efficiency while maintaining or even improving supports for young people: Children’s Cabinets.