Impact Assessments in Action

This section contains examples of impact assessments—both child/youth impact assessments and assessments in other fields that affect kids, such as health impact assessments—and how they can influence policy decisions about children.

Immediate Opportunities
Examples of Completed Child/Youth Impact Assessments
Examples of Incorporating Child/Youth Impact Assessments into Government Practices
Examples of Impact Assessments from Other Fields That Affect Children and Youth

Immediate Opportunities

COVID-19 and Impact Assessments

Child and youth impact assessments can help highlight the needs of young people as elected officials decide how to allocate federal, state, and local COVID recovery funds.

Examples of Completed Child/Youth Impact Assessments 

Examples of Incorporating Child/Youth Impact Assessments into Government Practices

Examples of Impact Assessments from Other Fields That Affect Children and Youth

Below are examples of impact assessments in other fields—including health, environmental, and disability—and the outcomes resulting from them that can inform the design and use of impact assessments focused on children and youth.

Health Impact Assessments

Environmental Impact Assessments

Disability Impact Assessments

For assistance in implementing youth impact assessments in your community, contact info@kidsimpact.org.