The Catalyst Center is a leading training and technical assistance organization representing the interests of child and family serving professionals in the state of California and beyond.

The Catalyst is committed to advancing evidence-based innovations that support diverse communities, and dedicated to research and evaluation that promotes social justice in these fields. As one of the cornerstones of this work, our resource center prioritizes research, capacity building, and peer connection methods that elevate the voices and realities of historically marginalized communities and those that are most impacted by the work of community-based organizations.

The Catalyst’s work complemented by the consultation and thought leadership of policy advocates with the California Alliance of Child and Family Services who maintain extensive expertise in a variety of fields including juvenile justice, child welfare, prevention, behavioral health, adoption, foster care, and residential services.

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For more information, contact Cornelle Jenkins, Director of Strategic Initiatives, at [email protected].