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Securing a Prosperous Future for the Next Generation


Nemours Children’s Health System, Mental Health America , First Focus on Children , The Education Redesign Lab at Harvard University and the Forum for Youth Investment have called upon the incoming Biden-Harris Administration to establish a White House Office on Children and Youth and a federal Children’s Cabinet. Children are the future of our nation. Our economic and civic strength and prosperity rely on today’s investment in children and youth. At this critical inflection point for our nation’s future, we need to re-imagine our systems for optimal health, well-being and development for all children and youth.

Over the past few months, 350 organizations and leaders have signed on to a letter in support of a National Strategy for Children and Youth and a Children’s Budget, which would be coordinated by this new White House Office. To add your support and sign the letter, please use our White House Office on Children and Youth Sign-On Form .


Additional Resources

White House Office on Children and Youth National Sign-On Letter

See the organizations and leaders that support cohesive, national leadership for children and youth.
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White House Office on Children and Youth Press Release

Read the joint announcement from the organizing partners supporting national leadership for children and youth. Learn More

White House Office on Children and Youth Rationale

See why a coordinated, national strategy and budget for children and youth, spearheaded by a new White House Office and Children’s Cabinet, is needed. Learn More (PDF) »

White House Office on Children and Youth Charter

See how a White House Office on Children and Youth and federal Children’s Cabinet could be structured and what their core roles and functions would be. Learn More (PDF) »

 

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