Educating Policy Makers

Every day, state and local legislators, agency officials, and judges make decisions that affect the lives of thousands of Hoosier families. Legislators, in particular, are presented with a wide range of topics about which they must rapidly make decisions, and they often have limited resources to find and interpret all available research.

Importance of Assessing Family Impact on Policy – 

Indiana Family Impact Seminar Briefing Reports –

Data and Reports on Families – Family Impact Institute

Family Impact Institute Publications – FII is an expert resource for professionals interested in communicating research to policymakers. FII provides resources to help bring a family perspective to policy making, including several family impact checklists, and family impact analyses of policies and programs.