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Thanks to everyone that was a part of the inspiring, successful, and sold-out CFRA Fall Conference! 


In case you haven’t heard, this Monday November 9 was CFRA’s Fall Conference. The Conference focused on addressing social, economic, and educational inequalities, particularly among low-income families and communities of color, as a critical strategy for improving California’s health. Family resource centers and their partners play a unique and vital role in building strong families and healthy communities, which is why we were thrilled to have so many of you from the field participate in such an important convening.
With over 100 participants, we were able to learn about topics such as the importance of data collection in the family strengthening field, and using community based strategies like the promotoras model to promote health equity. We had experienced speakers from all across the state, lend their expertise in an array of breakout sessions. We are so pleased to have so many people be a part of our event, and want to thank everyone for their patience and understanding as we figured out how to deal with reaching capacity and having a waitlist. We will plan accordingly moving forward now that we know the field is excited and passionate about this topic.
You can view the slideshows in the Fall Conference group in CFRA’s Member Forum. Also, if you have resources you would like to share, you can add them too. As a reminder, the Member Forum is open to CFRA members to share and access tools and information from webinars, conferences, and other resources that are limited to CFRA members. If you are not currently a CFRA member, we would like to invite you to find out about the benefits to becoming a CFRA member, including unlimited access of the member forum. You can email Rachael for help logging in to the Member Forum or for more information on becoming a CFRA member.
Please tell us how we can improve! We encourage you to take our 4-question evaluation to let us know what worked for you, what didn’t, and what you’d like to see in future conferences.
CFRA would like to thank:
  • Our amazing plenary presenters and breakout session speakers: Marlon Cuellar, Angela Ponivas, Robina Asghar, Maria Lemus,Deanna Neibuhr, Margarita Rocha, Yoland Trevino, Sara Fung, and Jeneba Lehai.
  • Our funders at The California Endowment for making this event possible.
  • And most of all, we would like to thank YOU – our members who took the time to join us and participate so enthusiastically at this conference. We can’t wait to see you all again next year!

View more photos from the #CFRAConference