Mission and Vision
Mission: To improve the status of children in Indiana.
Vision: Every child in Indiana will have a safe and nurturing environment and be afforded opportunities to grow into a healthy and productive adult.
The multi-branch statewide Commission is aimed at improving the status of children in Indiana. In cooperation with other entities, members of the State Commission on Improving the Status of Children will study issues concerning vulnerable youth, review and make recommendations concerning legislation, and promote information sharing and best practices.
Commission Members and Partners
Legislatively created in 2013, the Commission includes 18 members and more than 100 volunteers serving on Task Forces and Committees. Commission members are named in the Indiana Code, and the Commission has adopted Roles and Responsibilities for all parties.
State agencies represented on the Commission include: