This links to a video introduction of the work of the 2009 Governor's Children's Cabinet.
The America’s Promise Alliance is
the nation’s largest multi-sector collaborative
dedicated to the well-being of children and youth. Our
Alliance partners are corporations, nonprofit service
organizations, foundations, policymakers, advocacy organizations,
and faith groups that work collaboratively to ensure
that America’s young people receive the Five Promises.
- Brain Injury Information Network (BIIN)
Maine Brain Injury Resource Information Guide.
- Coalition Mapping Project
Provides a statewide
map and database of local and regional child and youth-serving
coalitions; their purpose and funding mechanisms, so the
state can consider how to engage them more effectively
as partners in seeking shared child/youth outcomes. This
Coalition mapping will be maintained as an updatable online
tool. Project's desired outcomes for children and youth:
With this Coalition Mapping, there are process outcomes
that relate to youth outcomes over time.
- FAME (Finance Authority
on Youth Investment
The Forum for Youth Investment is a nonprofit,
nonpartisan "action tank" dedicated to helping
communities and the nation make sure all young people
are Ready by 21 TM: ready for college, work and life.
- Harvard Family Research
Since 1983, we have helped stakeholders develop
and evaluate strategies to promote the well being of children,
youth, families, and their communities. We work
primarily within three areas that support children’s
learning and development—early childhood education,
out-of-school time programming, and family and community
support in education. Underpinning all of our work
is a commitment to evaluation for strategic decision making,
learning, and accountability.
The Network, supported by a Mott
Foundation grant and Department of Health and Human Services,
the Department of Education and the Governor’s Children’s
Cabinet, is a statewide collaborative through which state
policy and program standards are developed to enhance and
expand quality afterschool opportunities in Maine.
- Maine Children’s Alliance
The Maine Children's Alliance (MCA) is
committed to improving the lives of all Maine's children,
youth, and families. By collecting and analyzing data
on children and their health, economic and demographic
status through the annual Kids Count Data Book, the
MCA seeks to link research to practice and public policy.
- The Maine Civil
Rights Team Project
- Maine Development Foundation
The Maine Development Foundation (MDF) drives
sustainable, long-term economic growth for Maine. MDF
stimulates new ideas, develops leaders, and provides common
ground for solving problems and advancing issues.
- Maine Marks
Marks is a project of the Governor’s Children’s
Cabinet. The Cabinet was established in 1995 to oversee and
coordinate delivery of services to children in Maine. It is
composed of those State departments directly related to children
and families and includes the Departments of Health and Human
Services, Corrections, Education, Public Safety and Labor.
- Maine Mentoring Partnership
at Jobs for Maine Grads
JMG is an independent,
statewide 501( c )(3) private nonprofit corporation established
in 1993. Initially
created for high school seniors as a school-to-work program,
JMG has evolved into an organization serving more than
2,600 students per year in more than 50 school-based
sites, reaching into more than 200 Maine communities.
- National Governor’s
The National Governors Association--the bipartisan organization
of the nation's governors--promotes visionary state leadership,
shares best practices and speaks with a unified voice on national
- Search Institute
Institute is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission
is to provide leadership, knowledge, and resources to promote
healthy children, youth, and communities.
- Shared Youth Vision
Maine citizens from all walks of life,
dedicated to improving the lives of Maine's children and
families, intent on making things happen.