TCCY oversees resource mapping of all funding through the state budget to help children in Tennessee be safe, healthy, educated, nurtured and supported and engaged in activities to succeed in school and become productive adults. A report on prior fiscal year spending is submitted to the General Assembly annually. Twenty-seven state agencies serving children reported on expenditures during fiscal year 2020-21.
A podcast produced by Jonquil Newland with the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth "There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings."
Formerly known as Building Strong Brains TN, Resilient TN Collaborative focusses on how adverse and positive childhood experiences affect the families and youth of Tennessee. Its main goals are to promote safe, nurturing, and stable environments to ensure success and healthy brain development.