Catalyst Center holding three listening sessions

The Catalyst Center invites community into dialogue as providers share their lived experiences at the frontlines and within collaborations to address and prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). These listening sessions will be held throughout California on Aug. 26, 27 and 28.

To view the flyer with more information and the link to register, go to this LINK.

Catalyst Center webinar addresses implementation of SOGIE affirming practices

The California Alliance and the Catalyst Center have scheduled a webinar entitled, "The Strategies to Support and Affirm LGBTQ+ and Gender Expansive Youth in Care" on Aug. 25, 2020 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon. This webinar will address specific steps your organization can take to implement SOGIE affirming practices in an ongoing manner. It will focus on preparing staff, as well as the children and youth you serve, whether in a big city or in a rural area. This presentation will also speak to the impact of COVID19 on LGBTQ+ & GE youth. Additionally, discussions will tackle racial inequity LGBTQ+ & GE children and youth are facing in child welfare systems.

For more details, go to this LINK.


California Alliance and Catalyst Center Fall Institutes
Better Together: Resilience Through Connection

The California Alliance and the Catalyst Center are going virtual! New Fall Institutes with the theme Forward Together: Resilience through Connection will bring together Alliance member organizations, educators, mental health professionals and caregivers serving California’s most vulnerable children, youth and families.

Save the following dates:

  • Tuesday, Oct. 13, 9-12: Leading in Uncertain Times 
  • Thursday, Oct. 15, 9-12: Healing Through Connection 
  • Tuesday, Oct. 20, 9-12: Educating from a Distance   
  • Thursday, Oct. 22, 9-12: Caregiving During Crisis 

Registration information is coming soon. For sponsorship information, contact Debbie Clore-Myers at [email protected]