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The California Alliance: The collective voice for organizations that serve children, youth and families

For those dedicated to improving the lives of these at-risk populations, the California Alliance stands apart as the champion and leading voice for organizations that advocate for children, youth and families, and for advancing policy and services on their behalf.

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California Alliance and Catalyst Center Fall Institutes
Better Together: Resilience Through Connection

The California Alliance and the Catalyst Center are going virtual! New Fall Institutes with the theme Forward Together: Resilience through Connection will bring together Alliance member organizations, educators, mental health professionals and caregivers serving California’s most vulnerable children, youth and families. For details, go to this LINK.

Don't miss our great lineup plenary speakers:

Oct. 13
Dr. Kenneth V. Hardy, professor of family therapy at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and is also director of the Eikenberg Institute for Relationships in New York, New York.
Oct. 15
Plenary Panel: Will Lightbourne, director of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS); Sandra R. Hernández, MD, president and CEO of the California Health Care Foundation; John Connolly, appointed deputy secretary of behavioral health at the California Health and Human Services Agency; and Kim Johnsondirector of the California Department of Social Services.
Oct. 20
Dr. Isaiah Pickens, a licensed clinical psychologist and writer
Oct. 22
Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond (Invited) and Dr. Nadine Burke Harris (Invited)

Assembly approves Alliance sponsored AB 2112

The Alliance sponsored AB 2112, which would establish an Office of Suicide Prevention in California ,passed unanimously 39-0 in the Senate on Aug. 31, 2020. Many Senators shared heartfelt stories about why this bill matters. For details, got to this LINK.

Permanency Bench Cards contain “Questions to Ask” to increase permanency outcomes

New “Permanency Bench Cards” and “Flow Charts” were developed in order to give hands on tools to courts, judges, children's counsel and Child and Family Teams to improve permanency outcomes for children and youth in foster care. They were recently published by the Judicial Council of California and developed by permanency expert Gail Johnson Vaughan, PsyD, in collaboration with Kelly Beck, JD, of the National Institute for Permanency Family Connectedness at Seneca Family of Agencies.

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 California Alliance Addresses Recent National Events

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Updates

The Alliance is maintaining resource pages with critical information including prevention tips, symptoms, and additional resources. Alliance members are invited to visit the Members Only page to view resources shared by other members and associates, as well as key partners. We also encourage monitoring news through the Center for Disease Control (CDC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), and the World Health Organization (WHO). 

If you suspect you have come into contact with the Coronavirus, find your nearest testing location here

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 Meet Our Members


The California Alliance is also a proud member of the following organizations:


The Benefits of Membership

When an agency joins the Alliance, it joins a family of more than 140 outstanding organizations that serve California’s most vulnerable populations.

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Alliance Conferences

Each year the California Alliance holds two conferences for executives and senior managers incorporating plenaries, seminars and workshops on a wide variety of timely and critical topics. 

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