California Family Resource Association

Legislative and Budget Processes

California State Legislation Process

As a member of the family strengthening community, a citizen, and a constituent, your involvement in policy advocacy is imperative. Public policies are perhaps the most significant factor shaping families’ access to resources.

California State and Local Budget Processes

Advocates are increasingly focusing their attention on the governmental budgeting processes to assure that needed resources are part of the advocacy approach. It's important to begin early in the budget development process to assure your issues are included. 


CFRA Members can access more advocacy and public policy tools, including strategies, links, and templates in CFRA's Advocacy Toolkit.