The Forum for Youth Investment facilitated a Ready by 21 approach over the course of three retreats with the Massachusetts Action Planning Team made up of over 100 members. The Action Planning Team (APT) was convened and supported by United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley and the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. Made up of stakeholders ac
The Children's Cabinet Network public statement on interagency data sharing for children and youth.
As a part of the Ready by 21 national partnership agreement between the Forum and the National Conference of State Legislatures, the Forum agrees to support state legislators as they work to implement a Ready by 21 approach in their states.
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.
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.
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.