Screen Shot 2015-08-07 at 12.21.03 PMToday, there are over 40 countries which have created children’s commissions or similar bodies within their governments. These organizations help conduct research, provide community services, and recommend policy based on the needs of kids in their country. Head commissioners act as the foremost child advocate in government, speaking on behalf of all of his or her country’s children in legislative discourse. The United States has no such organization, and could drastically improve the lives of our children if it were to establish one.

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