The map identifies children's cabinets, P-20 councils, early childhood councils, and similar statewide entities that coordinate policy for young people. Based on the Forum's 2011 survey of coordinating bodies, the map contains the name and contact emails for lead coordinating body staff.
These entities are typically made up of the heads of all state government agencies with child- and youth-serving programs. They meet regularly to coordinate services, develop a common set of outcomes, and collaboratively decide on and implement plans to foster the well-being of young people in their states.
Not on the map? Email Hannah@forumfyi.org to learn how to add your coordinating body.