• Advise review and comment on proposed legislation being discussed in the legislature;
  • Act as a liaison both in the legislative and executive branch of government;
  • Repository of data and relevant statistics in order to make referrals and guide policymaking;
  • Conduct educational – culturally & linguistically appropriate – outreach activities/forums intended to raise awareness;
  • Recommend systems innovations, model policies and practices which embed two-generational practice in program, policy and systems change at the state and local levels;
  • Develop strategies for reducing family poverty, promoting parent leadership and family civics;
  • Promote youth leadership opportunities that keep youth engaged in the community; and
  • Develop strategies and programs that address equitable access and impede biases for racial and ethnic minority groups in the State of Connecticut.