Child Poverty Prevention Council

Name Child Poverty Prevention Council
Contact Person Gwendolyn D. Brooks - TANF Unit Program Manager - Economic Stability Section - DCFS
Mailing Address 627 N. 4th St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone Number 225-342-0495
Fax Number 225-219-4363
Board Email --
Website --
Legal Authority Act 559 of the 2008 La. Legislative Session
Year Created 2008
Organizational Placement Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services
Purpose/Function The Council shall: • Have as its purpose the goal of pursuing programs which reduce child poverty in the state by 50% over the next 10 years; • Work to establish public private partnerships and seek private sector funding to be used with public funds to support solutions to poverty initiatives with the greatest potential for reducing child poverty; • Seek funding for grant programs targeted at local government entities, nonprofit organizations, faith?based organizations, and other qualified community?based organizations directly serving people in Louisiana; • Make, or cause to be made, all such studies, reviews, or analysis which it finds necessary to affect its purpose; and • Receive and expend funds appropriated or otherwise made available by the Legislature or from any other source, including donations or gifts of money or services from public or private organizations or from any other sources, to be utilized for the purposes of the Council.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 0
Number Currently Serving: 0
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 0
Estimated number in current year: 0
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 0
Unclassified: 0
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency:
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
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