RB21 Dashboard Steering Group

The RB21 Steering Group for Children & Youth is a work group with members representing various coalitions, agencies and initiatives, each acting as the “steward” of its respective RB21 Dashboard indicator(s). Together, this group:

  1. ensures the RB21 Dashboard is updated with the latest data and therefore can be relied upon by a range of stakeholders for informing their impact efforts;
  2. develops a presentation annually that “tells the story” of the status of children and youth in Central Texas based on the comprehensive spread of data from the RB21 Dashboard; and
  3. provides recommendations for consideration by area leaders as they make decisions regarding policy and major initiatives.

Steering Group members also assist in coordinating presentations and updates delivered at quarterly RB21 Coalition meetings to report on current progress, efforts, successes and challenges in the four overarching RB21 Dashboard areas. Participating coalitions, agencies and initiatives are listed below.

Coalition, Agency or Initiative
  • ACCESS / Austin ISD
  • Austin Healthy Adolescent Initiative (AHA)
  • Austin Opportunity Youth Collaborative
  • Austin/Travis County Health and Human Services Department
  • CAN
  • Central Texas Afterschool Network (CTAN)
  • Children and Youth Mental Health Planning Partnership (CYMHPP)
  • Children’s Optimal Health (COH)
  • CommunitySync
  • E3 Alliance / Blueprint for Educational Change
  • Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO)
  • Financial Literacy Coalition of Central Texas (FLCCT)
  • Healthy Youth Partnership (HYP)
  • Ready By 21 Coalition of Central Texas
  • Start Strong Austin Coalition
  • Texas State University – San Marcos, School of Social Work
  • The University of Texas at Austin – Annette Strauss Institute for Civic Life
  • The University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work – Child and Family Research Institute
  • Travis County Health & Human Services and Veterans Service
  • Travis County Juvenile Probation Department
  • United Way for Greater Austin Success By 6

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