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Commission on the Status of Children and Youth

May 16 2017 5:30 PM - May 16 2017 7:30 PM

Location: Hooker Conference Room

Contact: Nancy Woolery. 812-349-3851, wooleryn@bloomington.in.gov

 

Formerly the Community and Family Resources Commission. The purpose of the Commission shall be to promote connections in our community which empower, enhance and nurture children and youth. The Commission will access resources and information to make recommendations to people and organizations with authority to create and support systems that encourage healthy development of children and youth.

Aims and goals:

  • Identify and assess needs, resources and services relating to children andyouth;
  • Encourage collaboration between local agencies, schools, businesses and individuals;
  • Monitor legislative developments relating to children and youth;
  • Encourage local, State and federal legislation that will improve the lives of children and youth;
  • Empower children and youth to have a stronger voice in our community;
  • Empower children and youth to reach their full potential;
  • Report assessments and make recommendations; and
  • Celebrate successes.

The Commission on the Status of Children and Youth holds meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall at Showers, 401 N. Morton Street, Bloomington, Hooker Conference Room, Suite 245. For more information contact Nancy Woolery, Commission on the Status of Children and Youth Liaison at 812-349-3851 or wooleryn@bloomington.in.gov or the Commission at cscy@bloomington.in.gov.