History of Major Events Leading to Formation of the Oregon Commission on Children and Families
HB 2202 is passed stipulating the State Commission on Children and Families shall lead a process that will allow the state commission, the Juvenile Crime Prevention Advisory Committee, the Employment Department, the Department of Human Services, the Housing and Community Services Department, the Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development, the Department of Education and the Oregon Youth Authority to develop a comprehensive and coordinated approach for services and support for runaway and homeless youth and their families.
HB 3029 is passed transferring the Juvenile Crime Prevention Advisory Committee from Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to State Commission on Children and Families.
SB 267 is passed by the Legislature which includes the commission system's Youth Investment Funding Stream and the definition of Evidence-based programs. The Legislature includes Employment Division In the membership of the State Commission and of the Early Childhood Systems Planning Team. Commission system develops and utilizes BUILDING RESULTS Through Community Mobilization: From Wellness Goals to Community Outcomes for Oregon's Children, Youth, and Families focusing on development and measurements of community mobilization strategies and outcomes.
Executive Order Number 02-04 establishes an implementation partnership to improve coordination of among principal State Partners and shall develop agreements among the principal State Partners and other affected State agencies as necessary. The principal State Partners and other affected State agencies shall develop a statewide plan for children and families based upon county plans and will develop recommendations identifying which planning processes and resources should be directed by the county comprehensive plans. Furthermore, these recommendations will be incorporated into budget and policy development to the greatest extent possible.
HB 3659, "Oregon Children's Plan," is passed by the Legislature. Great Start and Children, Youth & Families must fund programs that are based on research and best practices.
HB 2082 concerning Community Learning Centers is passed by the Legislature.
SB 555 is implemented by the state interagency Early Childhood Team.