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News & Events

Welcome to CFRA's News & Events page where you can learn about breaking news, current events, pending legislation, and other critical information affecting the children, families and communities you serve.

Week in Review
Our Week in Review highlights the top news and views on issues impacting child welfare, politics, education, and regional news this past week. Read More…
Week in Review
Our Week in Review highlights the top news and views on issues impacting politics, health, immigration, education, and regional news this past week.  Read More…
CFRA Week in Review
Our Week in Review highlights the top news and views on issues impacting politics, foster care, health, and regional news this past week. Read More…
CFRA Week in Review

Our Week in Review highlights the top news and views on issues impacting politics, impacts from the government shutdown, and regional news this past week.

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CFRA Week in Review
Our Week in Review highlights the top news and views on issues impacting politics, education, and regional news this past week. Read More…
CFRA Week in Review
Our Week in Review highlights the top news and views on issues impacting politics, health trends, and regional news this past week. Read More…
CFRA Week In Review
Our Week in Review highlights the top news and views on issues impacting welfare, immigration, and regional news this past week. Read More…
FRC Funding Steam Advocacy Letter
We are asking you to sign on to a very important letter that focuses specifically on our Family Resource Centers. To transform and preserve the future of California families, we must fund our future through public resources that reflect primary prevention and early interventions, community-driven practices, frameworks of equity rooted in service delivery, and holistic models of care which integrate whole child, whole family and whole community values.

 

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2019 Prevention Summit

The Prevention Cabinet of the County Welfare Directors Association of California, the California Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP), and Strategies 2.0 will co-host a Prevention Summit on January 31 and February 1 in San Diego.

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CFRA Legislative Update
CFRA has created a legislative update that wraps up the year at the Capitol. It provides information about Governor Brown's year as his final term comes to a close, the political climate for the next election, and bills that CFRA and CAPC have supported throughout the year. Read More…
Opioid Crisis Response Act 2018

Two provisions we care about in the bipartisan, comprehensive opioids package, The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018 are in jeopardy. We need as many advocates as possible from California to reach out to Majority Leader McCarthy today to ask that the provisions be included in the final package.

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CLINIC DOJ Accreditation Webinar
On Wednesday, Sept. 19, Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC) partnered with us to provided a FREE training to our members on how to become a DOJ recognized organization with accredited staff.   Read More…
Federal Appropriations Alert: Contact Congress today!

Congress is working on finalizing Fiscal Year 2019 (FY2019) appropriations bills. Appropriators are determining funding levels for programs Prevent Child Abuse America has identified as essential to reducing child abuse and neglect, promoting healthy child development, and improving parental education and increasing job prospects for all families.

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A message from our President & CEO, Sheila Boxley

During this ongoing time when so many parts of our great state are experiencing the trauma of natural disasters, we wanted to express our gratitude for all of you supporting your communities and fellow residents. Above all, please take care of yourselves. You are valuable and vital.

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Help Stop Additional Restrictions on County Funding!

Please join CFRA in opposing Assembly Bill 1250, which would undermine the ability of nonprofits to provide critical services to our communities. Use our template to send a letter of opposition by August 18, 2017.

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Governor Brown signed the 2017-2018 State Budget

Find out about changes to the Department of Social Service (DSS) budget that will likely impact our field.

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CFRA WEBINAR: Immigration Issue Updates
Join CFRA on June 15, 2017 to discuss the latest developments regarding the rights of the immigrant communities FRCs serve. Read More…
ACTION ALERT: SB-426 CA Families and Children Home Visit Program

Please help send letters of support for SB 426, a bill about home visitation, family resource centers, and national service participation.

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Action Alert: Help Save AmeriCorps

We need to rally the troops and ask our networks to speak out on behalf of national service programs. Let Congress know how important these programs are to your community.

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New Immigration Resources

Now more than ever, we want to make sure you have up-to-date information and resources on Immigration.

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