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Commission on Improving the Status of Children in Indiana

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Mission and Vision

Mission:  To improve the status of  children in Indiana.

Vision:   Every child in Indiana will have a safe and nurturing environment and be afforded opportunities to grow into a healthy and productive adult.


The multi-branch statewide Commission is aimed at improving the status of children in Indiana. In cooperation with other entities, members of the State Commission on Improving the Status of Children will study issues concerning vulnerable youth, review and make recommendations concerning pending legislation, and promote information sharing and best practices.

Governor Mike Pence signed Senate Bill 125 into law on April 30, 2013 (the law was effective July 1, 2013). For more information about the bill, visit