Family Policy Council

Family Policy Council

Formerly Kids’ Council

The Family Policy Council (Formerly Kids’ Council), officially known as the Coordinating Council for Children, Youth and Families was created in 1991. It is chaired by the Mayor, and its members include elected officials, high ranking heads of departments within the City, community and non-profit leaders, business representatives, and residents. 

The council is dedicated to developing policy recommendations and programs aimed at improving the quality of life for children, youth and families in the City of Cambridge.

The existence of the Family Policy Council is one example of Cambridge’s commitment to pioneering innovate youth and human service solutions to support our most vulnerable residents.  Some of the successful Family Policy Council initiatives are the Center for Families, Agenda for Children, and the Inclusion Initiative.

The Family Policy Council mission is to help all Cambridge children and youth to succeed. As a city, we want children and youth to be healthy, safe, educated and civically engaged.

Family Policy Council meetings are open to the public.

View 2015-2016 Meeting Schedule

View 2014-2015 Year-End Report
View 2013-2014 Year-End Report