The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics was founded in 1994. Executive Order No. 13045 formally established the Forum in April 1997 to foster coordination and collaboration in the collection and reporting of Federal data on children and families. Agencies that are members of the Forum as of Spring 2012 are listed below.
Department of AgricultureEconomic Research Service
Department of CommerceU.S. Census Bureau
Department of DefenseOffice of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy
Department of EducationInstitute of Education Sciences,
National Center for Education Statistics
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentOffice of Policy Development and Research
Department of Justice
Department of Labor
Department of TransportationNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Environmental Protection AgencyOffice of Children's Health Protection
Office of Management and BudgetStatistical and Science Policy Office
Recommended citation: Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2012. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.