The Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence is the lead of the Colorado Action Coalition (COAC), working to implement the Future of Nursing Recommendations in Colorado. The Recommendations are published by the Committee on the Future of Nursing, part of National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NAM). NAM is an independent, evidence-based, scientific, interdisciplinary advisory committee. NAM conducts a large study each decade with the intention of charting the path for the future of nursing. The recommendations are meant to strengthen nursing capacity and expertise and is the evidence-based solution to achieve health equity in the United States. Five Strategic Advisory Committees have been formed, currently there is a committee for Recommendation 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7.  Anyone interested in one of these recommendations is encouraged to join the Strategic Advisory Committee that suits their interest here: