The success of the Forum is driven by the commitment of the members of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.

This report was written by the staff of the Forum, including Traci Cook, Forum Staff Director; Laura Hales, Economic Research Service; Paul Hemez, U.S. Census Bureau; Josh DeLaRosa, National Center for Education Statistics; Brett Brown, Administration for Children and Families; Sheila Franco and Ashley Woodall, National Center for Health Statistics; Doug Richesson, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; Thyria Alvarez and Barry Steffen, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Alexandra Thompson, Bureau of Justice Statistics; Connor Borkowski, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Laura Romano, Environmental Protection Agency; Cindi Knighton, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Hazel Hiza, Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion; and Jessica Cotto, National Institute on Drug Abuse.

In addition, active members of the Planning Committee who guided development of the report included Rose Kreider, U.S. Census Bureau; Regina Bures and Juanita Chinn, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; Laura Chadwick, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation; Benjamin Adams, National Institute of Justice; and Anthony Nerino, U.S. Office of Management and Budget.

Other staff members of the Forum agencies provided data, developed indicators, or wrote parts of the report. They include Kevin Barragan-Smith, Kalee Burns, Frances Chen, Brittany King, Emily Shrider, Timothy Smith, and David Waddington, U.S. Census Bureau; Emily Schmitt, Elaine Stedt, and Brett Brown, Administration for Children and Families; Hector Rodriquez and Shalom Williams, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Grace Robiou, Environmental Protection Agency; Mark Prell, Economic Research Service; Joseph Afful, Lara Akinbami, Yutaka Aoki, Shilpa Bengeri, Lindsey Black, Amy Branum, Debra Brody, Christopher Cairns, Anne Driscoll, Nazik Elgaddal, Cheryl Fryar, Matthew Garnett, Brady Hamilton, Joyce Martin, Arialdi MiniƱo, Cynthia Ogden, Jeannine Schiller, Merianne Spencer, Alan Simon, Anjel Vahratian, Xun Wang, and Julie Weeks, National Center for Health Statistics; Jennifer Tyson, National Institute of Justice; Jennifer Turnham and David A. Vandenbroucke, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and Laurie Elam-Evans, Holly Hill, Mike Underwood, and Cassandra Pingali, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

In addition, Susan Armstrong, Mariesa Hawkins, Hannah Hocevar (MacroSys), Katie Mallory, Steve Purcell, Ashley Roberts, and Jason Solinsky with the American Institutes for Research assisted Forum staff in producing the report.