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Mission Statement

Our Mission: To develop, promote and implement public policy and community strategies that strengthen children and families through: Research * Advocacy* Education VISION: We believe that by working together we can create neighborhoods where: Children are born and grow up healthy. Families and children feel safe. Children enter school ready to learn and succeed in school. Children acquire the knowledge, skills and values to become good citizens. Youth and Seniors are valued and contributing citizens. Diversity is respected. Families of all ages receive the support they need to remain independent and productive.

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The Child and Family Policy Center engages, trains, and informs community leaders and policy makers regarding issues impacting children and families in Tennessee. Through geomapping of demographic, and other criteria regarding the assets and vulnerabilities of our community, we seek to mobilize the community to affect change in order solve problems. This project takes data from multiple, disparate sources (gov't and private) and integrates it in order to provide citizens, neighborhoods and leaders a picture of our community, its resources and needs. We are using data to make a dynamic difference in the lives of children and families.

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http://www.vanderbilt.edu/VIPPS/cfpc

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