Legislation/Executive Order

Input for the Strategic Plan for Federal Youth Policy

The Forum responded to a request for public comment regarding the development of a national strategic plan for federal youth policy. The call was issued by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs, which is chaired by the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Publishing Date: 
January 31, 2011

Letter Calling for White House Office on Children & Youth

The Forum and our partners have been working hard behind the scenes to create a White House Office on Children and Youth.

Publishing Date: 
December 19, 2008

Ready by 21 Brings All Michigan Stakeholders on Board

This fall, the Forum partnered with Michigan's Children and the Michigan Shared Youth Vision Partnership as they planned and convened the Michigan Dropout Prevention Leadership Summit, held on October 20 in Lansing, Michigan. The Summit was a part of the America's Promise Alliance's initiative to support all 50 states and the 50 largest cities in addressing the dropout crisis.

Publishing Date: 
November 12, 2008

Washington: Legislative Youth Advisory Council

This youth council was formed to examine issues of importance to youth, such as: education, employment, strategies to increase youth participation in government, safe environments for youth, substance abuse, emotional and physical health, foster care, poverty, homelessness, and youth access to services.

Publishing Date: 
June 15, 2004

New Hampshire: New Hampshire Youth Advisory Council

A legislative youth advisory council is established to examine issues of importance to youth, such as education, employment, strategies to increase youth participation in local and state government, safe environments for youth, substance abuse, emotional and physical health, foster care, poverty, homelessness, and youth access to state and local services.

Publishing Date: 
June 15, 2004

Maine: Legislative Youth Advisory Council

The Legislative Youth Advisory Council is a permanent advisory Council created in statute by Public Law of 2001. This is the first Legislative Council in the nation, and the only one that they know of that has the power to submit legislation. The purpose of the Council is to advise the Legislature and its Committees on issues related to youth.

Publishing Date: 
June 15, 2004

Education-Student Surveys: Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System Survey

The bill requires the State Department of Education to collaborate with the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in order to incorporate the provisions of the Maryland Adolescent Survey and the Youth Tobacco Survey into the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance system survey.

Publishing Date: 
January 10, 2007