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2022 State Budget Updates
Updates Issued In January 2022

Governor Newsom released his proposed budget this morning, for the 2022-23 fiscal year. The following budget update summarizes the proposals and issues included in the Governor’s Budget impacting the health and human services area. CWDA staff will continue to keep you updated in the coming weeks as we learn more details.


Job Opportunities with CWDA

Human Services Policy Analyst/Senior Human Services Policy Analyst

CWDA is seeking a Human Services Policy Analyst. The Human Services Policy Analyst is responsible for a range of policy analysis, implementation, and advocacy activities, with an emphasis on the policy areas of child welfare and adult services.  

Please select the document link to see full position description and application information.

Position open until filled.


GASB 87 Recording – August Fiscal Committee Meeting

Recently released Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 87, Leases, outlines new requirements for lease accounting for governmental entities with significant impacts on financial statements.

The CDSS Fiscal Policy Bureau provided an overview of the impacts of GASB No. 87 to counties at the August CWDA Fiscal Committee meeting. This is a recording of that overview.

CWDA Conference/Symposium Presentation

CWDA 2021 Annual Conference – Hybrid Event: Register Now!
October 13-15, 2021

In-Person Registration is SOLD OUT! Register for virtual and waitlist at the CWDA 2021 Annual Conference here.

REGISTRATION UPDATE: At this time we have reached our in-person capacity and are sold out. Should spots become available for in-person, they will be offered first to attendees who register for a virtual conference registration and who select they are interested in upgrading to in-person if the opportunity becomes available. If you would like this option, please continue to register for the virtual conference ticket and select ‘Yes’ when asked if you would like to attend in-person. Should you have any questions please feel free to contact us at (916) 256-3861 or email registration@cwdaconference.org. Please click through the pages for updates on the conference, scheduled events, presenters, and more! Stay healthy and well.

Blog Posts

Blog post Cathy Senderling-McDonald

As Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefits Expire, Californians Can Connect to County-Delivered Recovery Programs

Going to the grocery store, putting gas in the car. These everyday necessities would have been impossible for millions of Californians who lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic were it not for the financial lifeline of federal unemployment benefits.

While most extensions and increases to these federal benefits expired September 4, 2021, affecting an estimated three million California workers, there are still opportunities to get help recovering from this crisis.