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Coalitions and Coordinating Bodies

Coalitions, Councils, Cabinets, Task Forces and all other types of coordinating bodies which convene a broad range of stakeholders to align overall efforts.

2008 Directory of State Children's Cabinets and Councils - June 2008 Update

The 2008 Directory of State Children’s Cabinets and Councils provides at-a-glance responses to basic but important questions: which states have children’s cabinets and councils? Who is involved in them? What do they do? The guide provides summaries of interviews done with children’s cabinet and council directors in the latter half of 2007.

Publishing Date: 
December 1, 2007

Audio-Conference for Governor's Policy Advisors

Many policy advisors, chiefs of staff and even some Lt. Governors got on the phone to learn more as they think about shaping their work on children and youth.

Publishing Date: 
March 7, 2007

Louisiana: Governor's Children's Cabinet: Children's Budget Report

The Children's Cabinet is a policy office in the Office of the Governor created by Act 5 of the 1998 Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature. The Cabinet's primary function is to coordinate children's policy across the five departments that provide services for young people: Departments of Education, Health and Hospitals, Labor, Public Safety and Corrections, and Social Services.

Publishing Date: 
December 15, 2004

Ohio: Ohio Child and Family Indicator Manual

Ohio Family and Children First Cabinet Council 2004 Indicator Manual includes six commitments:  expectant parents and newborn thrive, infants and toddlers thrive, children are ready for school, children and youth succeed in school, children and youth engage in healthy behaviors, youth successfully transition into adulthood.

Publishing Date: 
December 15, 2004

Tennessee: Study of Children and Youth Mental Health Needs in Tennessee

Senate Joint Resolution 799, passed unanimously by the House and Senate and signed by the governor, directs the Select Committee on Children and Youth to study the children's mental health system and develop recommendations by April 1, 2008.

Publishing Date: 
April 1, 2007

Missouri: Requires the Department of Mental Health to Develop a State Suicide Prevention Plan

This act requires the Director of the Department of Mental Health, in partnership with the Department of Health and Senior Services, to design a state suicide prevention plan.

Publishing Date: 
July 15, 2003