Family Policy Council

Family Policy Council

The Family Policy Council, officially known as the Coordinating Council for Children, Youth and Families is dedicated to developing policy and program recommendations aimed at ensuring all children, teens and their families have access to what they need to be successful, engaged residents who are prepared for life in our community and in the world.

The Mayor of Cambridge serves as the Chair of the Family Policy Council, and membership is comprised of key stakeholders in local government and in the community, which includes the following:

  • Elected Officials (City Councilor and School Committee Member)
  • City Department Heads (City Manager designee, Assistant City Manager for Human Services, Chief Public Health Officer, Police Commissioner, Director of the Cambridge Public Library, Superintendent of Schools)
  • Community Representatives (business, community-at-large, early childhood, school age, philanthropy, state agency, university, and youth representatives)

Currently, the Family Council is working on developing the FIND IT CAMBRIDGE website, which will make it easier for parents and other caring adults to find the amazing array of activities, services, and resources that are available for children, youth and families in Cambridge.
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Family Policy Council Meetings are open to the public.
Family Policy Council Meetings 2021-22  (Location To Be Determined)
     • Thursday September 23 (5:15-7:15)
     • Thursday October 21 (5:15-7:15)
     • Thursday November 18 (5:15-7:15)
     • Thursday January 20 (5:15-7:15)
     • Thursday February 17 (5:15-7:15)
     • Thursday March 17 (5:15-7:15)
     • Thursday May 5   5:15-7:15)