Keep the Connections provided comprehensive technical assistance to the following six selected coordinating bodies: Florida Children and Youth Cabinet, Georgia Children’s Cabinet, Iowa Collaboration for Youth Development, Maine Children’s Cabinet, Ohio Children and Family First Cabinet Council, and Tennessee Governor’s Office of Children’s Care Coordination.
Each of the six participating states worked with a highly-qualified consultant who oversaw successful transitions at the state level as well as the policy experts at the Forum. Additionally, each participating coordinating body has access to the Ready by 21 National Partners and a small fund to cover nominal expenses relating to the project.
The Keep the Connections team at the Forum created a custom set of information gathering materials for each state, including:
The information gathered by the Keep the Connections team was used to create the following items: