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Senior Policy Analyst – Self Sufficiency

CWDA is recruiting for a Senior Policy Analyst/Self Sufficiency. This senior-level position will have lead responsibility for a full range of analytical and program support activities in the areas of health care and nutrition and engage in collaborative work to promote family self-sufficiency across a variety of human services programs and systems supported by counties.

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Budget Update #5- Budget Agreement Reached
Updates Issued In September 2022

As part of its final actions of the 2021-2022 legislative session, which ended yesterday, the Legislature passed a revised budget bill (AB 179) and several additional budget trailer bills that complete unfinished work from the 2022-23 budget negotiations earlier this summer. In the health and human services area, most of the outstanding issues were on the statutory language necessary for implementation of several proposals already adopted as part of the 2022-23 budget package enacted in June.

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Blog post Cathy Senderling-McDonald

With New Plan, CWDA Deepens Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

As I stepped into the role of CWDA’s Executive Director in January 2021, our state and our county human services agencies were grappling with several interrelated crises.  One was the devastation, fear and human loss of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our county staff were on the front lines, meeting a surge of need and witnessing the devastating impact of the virus on communities long excluded from the basic foundations of health – quality housing, nutrition, preventive care and more.