This application for CIP funding outlines activities that will be the focus of CIP funding for 2016-2021. Several issues will be given priority on the basis of the most recent CFSR, the current PIP, and input from key CIP stakeholders. The partners who helped to identify the goals of the CIP program, as well as the partners who will help to enact the work needed to accomplish these goals, includes all the members of the Pelican Center for Children and Families, the Children's Advocacy Resource Effort (CARE), which provides statewide guidance and assistance to a wide range of stakeholders in the child welfare system, special task forces, and stakeholder groups.