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Action for Children Commission
Active dates:1991 - 1992
The Commission shall advise the Governor on policy issues concerning the well-being of children and families. The goal of the commission is to improve the lives of Minnesota's children, youth, and families and to develop a plan for improvement of state services.
In April 1991, the Action for Children Commission was created by Governor Arne H. Carlson to study the lives of young Minnesotans, develop a vision of what their lives should be like, and make recommendations to help the state achieve that vision. (From Kids Can't Wait: Action for Minnesota's Children )
Activities: Convened 12 "Speak Out" meetings around the state in June 1991 for public discussion; convened a youth conference in October 1991.
Up to 25 members.
Co-chairs:Ron James, Susan Carlson; Executive director: Marilyn Larson
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