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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.

CFRA's 2015 Year in Review

CFRA is pleased to share our 2015 Year in Review highlighting our major projects, events, and accomplishments of 2015. Please take a moment to review these highlights as we prepare to deliver even more resources to CFRA members in 2016.

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Advocacy Training Series

Join CFRA for a free webinar series about how your nonprofit can effectively and legally do advocacy work to create vibrant communities for our children and families.

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New Report: FRCs: Their Impact on Community Health Issues

Read about how the family strengthening approach was used in five unique ways to activate diverse groups of parents, youth, and other community members to impact the health and wellness challenges they care about.

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New Funding Stream Fact Sheets

Researching requirements associated with funding can be time-consuming and often lead to more questions, which is why CFRA has created fact sheets for funding streams that are commonly used by FRCs.

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Funding Stream Webinar Series

CFRA members are invited to join the upcoming webinars to learn more about different government funding streams commonly used by FRCs.

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Open Enrollment is Here

Open enrollment for 2016 healthcare through Covered California started on November 1 and continues until January 31, 2016.

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Grant Opportunity: CDSS Immigration Services

CFRA is looking for subcontractors for a grant opportunity from the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). Responses are due no later than 10/15/15 at 9 PM.

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2015 Legislative Wrap Up

On Sunday October 11, the Governor finalized action on all bills sent to him from the Legislature. We are pleased that two of CFRA's priority bills were signed.

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Webinar: Understanding Health Literacy

Understanding health literacy can help the families we serve get the health information they need. Please join CFRA and the Institute for Healthcare Advancement on Tuesday, October 6 for a webinar.

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Governor Brown signed the Children's Trust Fund Bill!

The Children's Trust Fund is one of the few statewide resources that specifically supports innovative local child abuse prevention and intervention projects in California, and this restores access to about half of its total annual revenue!

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Congratulations to CFRA's New Grantees

Congratulation to the four partners selected to participate in CFRA’s latest grant project: Improving the Health of Undocumented Californians.

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Register for CFRA's 2015 Fall Conference

Signup for the waitlist 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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