Chair: Boyd K. Rutherford, Lt. Governor

[photo, 311 West Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland] Appointed by Governor: Alexandria Warrick Adams; Shirley E. Crawford; Heather Z. Lyons, Ph.D.; Angela Martin; Kirkland J. (Kirk) Murray.

Appointed by Senate President: Adelaide C. Eckardt

Appointed by House Speaker: Geraldine Valentino-Smith

Appointed by Senate Minority Leader: Johnny Ray Salling

Appointed by House Minority Leader: Richard W. Metzgar

Appointed by Maryland Association of Community Colleges: Alison E. Buckley

Department of Human Services, 311 West Saratoga St., Baltimore, Maryland, January 2002. Photo by Diane F. Evartt.

Appointed by Maryland Association of County Health Officers: Gregory Wm. Branch, M.D.

Appointed by Maryland Association of Social Services Directors: Gloria Brown Burnett

Ex officio: Sylvia A. Lawson, Ph.D., designee of State Superintendent of Schools; Courtney G. McFadden, designee of Secretary of Health; Stuart P. Campbell, designee of Secretary of Housing & Community Development; Lourdes R. Padilla, Secretary of Human Services; Erin J. Roth, designee of Secretary of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation; Jaclin R. Wagner Wiggins, Acting Executive Director, Governor's Office for Children.

Staff: La Sherra Ayala

c/o Office of Secretary, Department of Human Services
311 West Saratoga St., Baltimore, MD 21201 - 3521
(410) 238-1285; 1-800-332-6347 (toll free); 1-800-732-7850 (toll free, in Spanish)
fax: (410) 333-0392; tty: 1-800-925-4434 (toll free)

Final Report to Governor & General Assembly due December 31, 2018 (Executive Order 01.01.2017.03).

In March 2017, the Two-Generation Family Economic Security Commission was formed by the Governor (Executive Order 01.01.2017.03).

To mitigate multigenerational poverty in Maryland, the Commission is charged with identifying what current State services and policies can be utilized in a multigenerational approach that addresses the needs of both parents and children in low-income families. Further, the Commission will pinpoint program and service gaps, and any inconsistencies in federal, State and local policies. Best practices currently in use are to be identified, tested, and recommended. Government agencies, private foundations, community action partnerships and welfare advocacy organizations with direct experience in the multigenerational approach are to be consulted by the Commission. Finally, the Commission may establish up to four pilot programs in areas with high percentages of children in multigenerational poverty.

Authorization for the Commission ends December 31, 2018.

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