Category Archives: Kate Karpilow

Mentoring: Passing the Torch Involves Lighting the Flame

Are young women today unappreciative of their foremothers, women who broke down barriers and shattered (some) glass ceilings? Voices in the media would have us believe so, but anyone who has been on a college campus, followed Gen-Y blogs, or … Continue reading

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2011 Summit Update #1

It’s been one month since we hosted the Summit. Here are some quick updates! From CCRWF: Check out an article we contributed to HealthyCal.org: Half of Welfare Cases Now Kids (be sure to read the 6th paragraph!). Also check out … Continue reading

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CCRWF Releases Updated CalWORKs Primer

California’s welfare program is at the center of the state’s budget debates. CCRWF’s updated and newly released CalWORKs primer can help you deepen your understanding of the history, purpose and structure of this essential social service program. Understanding CalWORKs: A … Continue reading

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From the Executive Director: The Exhilaration and Distress of Releasing the CWS Primer

A year of research and writing has culminated in the release of our updated Child Welfare Services primer. While it is typically thrilling (and exhausting) to complete a long project, this conclusion is punctuated not only by exclamation points and … Continue reading

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Supporting SFSP Outreach

CCRWF is working with the California Legislative Women’s Caucus and the Nutrition Services Division of the California Department of Education to increase outreach to families and children eligible for the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Together we developed materials to … Continue reading

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Join the Discussion on the Governor’s Budget Scenarios

Governor Schwarzenegger held a press conference on May 14, 2009, to unveil two revised budget proposals for the 2009-10 fiscal year. Here’s the press release for the conference, a new analysis from the California Budget Project, and an initial report … Continue reading

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