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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.

Register for CFRA's 2015 Fall Conference

Registration is open for CFRA's 2015 Fall Conference: Promoting Health Equity through Family Strengthening. Join CFRA to learn more about successful community-based strategies to promote health equity and strong families.

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ACTION ALERT: Help us get the Children’s Trust Fund Bill signed by Gov. Brown!

We need your help encouraging Governor Brown to sign the bill into law! This is the last push we need to get it signed and taking action is simple...

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Save the Date: CFRA’s 2015 Fall Conference

Addressing social, economic, and educational inequalities, particularly among low-income families and communities of color, is a critical strategy for improving California’s health. Join CFRA to learn more about successful community-based strategies to promote health equity and strong families.

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See What's New in CFRA's Member Forum!

Have you logged into the Member Forum lately? Check out the new content exclusively for CFRA Members. Network and engage in peer sharing, access CFRA materials and information, discuss programs and services, ask questions, share ideas and strategies, exchange resources...

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CFRA Webinar: Immigration Reform: Opportunities for California Families

Learn about brand new opportunities for undocumented children and their parents. One million Californians may benefit from new programs that protect immigrants from deportation.

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ACTION ALERT: Letters Needed for AB 924 Senate Appropriations Hearing

Send a letter of support TODAY! If this bill does not pass, the State Children's Trust Fund will lose about half of its total annual revenue. Taking action is simple...

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Budget Agreement Between Governor and Legislature

Today, Governor Jerry Brown announced a budget agreement with Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins and Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, that saves billions of dollars and pays down debt, while directing more resources to schools and low-income Californians.

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Smart Parent Safe Kids Toolkit

Smart Parents Safe Kids Toolkit is designed to expand the capacity of FRCs to deliver child injury prevention and home safety education. Over the next year, Safe Kids California will conduct 10 free webinars in a train-the-trainer format. Additional resources, including training power points and tip sheets, are already available online.

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CFRA Webinar: Social Determinants of Health: The Impact On Families & Communities

On Tuesday June 9, CFRA's guest speaker, Dr. George Flores, will cover the impact of social determinants of health on families and communities and how your services fit in this paradigm.

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Governor's 2015-16 Proposed Budget - May Revision

Governor Brown's revised 2015-2016 State budget proposal including boosting spending on health and social services by about $1.7 billion over the current year.

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ACTION ALERT: Letters Needed By Friday To Restore the State Children's Trust Fund

If this bill does not pass, the State Children's Trust Fund will disappear from the voluntary check-off list and as result, will lose about half of its total annual revenue.

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CFRA Webinar: Becoming a California Nonprofit: Basic Steps and Legal Considerations

In this webinar on April 22, 2015, CFRA's guest speaker will cover the legal and practical issues facing California nonprofit organizations.

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Action Alert: Show Support for SB 4, #Health4All

SB 4 will give all Californians access to affordable health coverage regardless of immigration status. There are several ways you can show your support.

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Join us for 2015 Capitol Day!

Join us in Sacramento for CFRA’s 2015 Capitol Day! It's free for members! #CFRACapitolDay

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CFRA's 2014 Annual Report

We're excited to share our 2014 Annual Report.

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Budget Update: Governor Brown Introduces FY15-16 Proposal

Much to the dismay of human services and anti-poverty advocates, Governor Brown's FY15-16 Budget Proposal keeps social services spending flat. Although the proposal does not increase support for children and families, the Legislature appears poised to make children and families one of their top priorities in budget negotiations this cycle.

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Governor Brown Sworn In to Historic 4th Term

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. took the oath of office Monday, January 5, 2015 and delivered his fourth inaugural address, also serving as his yearly State of the State Address.

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CFRA Partnership Featured in Cal Wellness E-Alert

The California Wellness Foundation featured CFRA partners in a recent article about how FRCs are critical to reaching the uninsured and hard-to-reach, and helping California take the next step toward health equity.

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Last Chance to Comment on OCAP's Draft Strategic Plan

The Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) is near completion of its 2015-2017 strategic planning process. If you have not yet weighed in, it’s not too late!

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Action Alert: Final Advocacy Push for PEI Regulations

CFRA will make a final advocacy push this Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 to the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) and we encourage CFRA members to join us!

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