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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
Energizing a Children’s Cabinet in Time of Change July 22, 2011

How do you continue the work of a children's cabinet when your state gets a new governor? Florida handled that challenge by reinvigorating its Children and Youth Cabinet with a full-day retreat.

Don’t Stop Collaborating – Just Stop Creating New Collaboratives January 6, 2011

Many states and communities have multiple task forces, partnerships and councils working on overlapping youth issues, from bullying to pregnancy to dropouts. This policy brief calls attention to the problem of collaboration overload, and suggests ways to tackle it. Check out these tips for working collaboratively without creating redundancy.

Ready by 21 Policy Alignment Series: Overview & Rationale October 19, 2010

The Ready by 21 Policy Alignment Guide helps policymakers ensure that new child and youth policies align with existing efforts to create a seamless system of supports.

State Children's Cabinets and Councils Series October 28, 2008

The State Children's Cabinets and Councils Series, a set of reports intended to capture and organize the decisions and experiences of more than 20 children's cabinets and councils and present them against an emerging set of expectations about what the public and policy makers could and should expect from them.

Adding It Up -- Brochure, Rationale and Guide to Mapping Public Resources for Children, Youth & Families December 1, 2006

Brochure: Offering the highlights of what a CYF resource map can do, and why a state or community might benefit from one, the brochure can help you make the case and spread the word about your efforts.

2015 Ready by 21 State Policy Survey: Child and Youth Policy Coordinating Bodies in the U.S. May 25, 2016

The 2015 Ready by 21 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 (e.g., children's cabinets, early childhood councils and P-20/P-16 education councils.) The survey assesses coordinating bodies in the areas of partnerships, goals, data, accomplishments and challenges.

Two-Generation Approaches May 1, 2016
There is a growing recognition that traditional investments that focus solely on adults or children constrain
potential impacts by not engaging with families holistically to support and sustain growth and opportunity. By
contrast, two-generation or dual-generation approaches address the challenge of intergenerational poverty
Ready by 21 State Policy Survey 2013 February 26, 2014

The Ready by 21 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 (e.g., children's cabinets, early childhood councils and P-20/P-16 education councils.) The survey assesses coordinating bo

Improving Outcomes for Disconnected Youth August 14, 2012

That's the advice the Forum for Youth Investment gave the U.S. Department of Education as it sought input about effective practices and strategies to improve outcomes for disconnected youth. The department's Request for Information also asked about legislative and regulatory barriers that inhibit states and localities from serving this population as well as they could.

Groundbreaking Research on State Coordination of Child and Youth Policies June 15, 2011

While child and youth coordinating bodies such as Children’s Cabinets, P-20 Councils, and Early Childhood Councils are critical in providing seamless, effective and efficient services to children and youth, there is little research on them.