This year, CWDA welcomed over 1,400 attendees to
our first ever virtual conference in October. We had
phenomenal keynote speakers who are noted below and a wide-array
of fantastic breakout sessions.
Below are PDF versions of breakout presentations from those
presenters who shared visual presentations with CWDA.
of “Hey Kiddo”
Dr. Kenneth V.
Hardy- Understanding and
Addressing the Subtleties of Racial Trauma
Cristela Alonzo - Cristela Alonzo is a
stand-up comedian who made TV history in 2014 by becoming the
first Latina to create, write and star in a network TV sitcom.
Cristela was also the first Latina to star in a Disney Pixar
movie when she starred as Cruz Ramirez in “Cars 3.”
This year, CWDA welcomed nearly 1,000 county and state
workers, advocates, and others to the Monterey Conference Center
in October for our largest conference yet. We had a fantastic
presentation from California’s first Surgeon General, Dr.
Nadine Burke Harris, workshops with the Unconscious Bias Project
from UC Berkeley, and engaging breakout sessions on wide-ranging
The CWDA annual conference in 2018 was held at the Marriott
in Anaheim from October 10 – 12. In between a packed schedule of
breakout sessions, attendees were inspired and engaged by
five keynote speakers:
The CWDA 2016 Conference was held October 5-7 in
Anaheim, with more than 900 people in attendance, the
association’s largest conference to date. Over the three days,
attendees heard from four dynamic keynote speakers: