Overview of Race Equity and Implicit Bias Training for CalWORKs and CalFresh County Staff


To provide an overview of current CDSS efforts in implementing requirements of AB 135, section 44, which requires the Department to facilitate Race Equity and Implicit Bias Training for CalWORKS and CalFresh County Staff

  • Kathy Yang – CDSS Acting Chief, CalFresh and Nutrition Branch

  • Constance (Khani) Gustafson – Anavo Solutions Vice President of Human-Centered Cultures

  • Sayori Baldwin – Riverside County Asst. CEO-Human Services/Director Department of Public Social Services

  • Erin Duffey – CDSS Racial Equity and Implicit Bias (REIB) Statewide Initiative Specialist