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American Public Human Services Association (APHSA) – a nonprofit, bipartisan organization of individuals and agencies concerned with human services.

Association of California Community College Administrators (ACCCA) - Takes an active role in the development and advocacy of public policy and legislation for the benefit of the California community college system and its administrative leadership team.

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office – California Community College system. Link to CalWORKs by going to “Programs and Services” from the CCC home page.

California Department of Social Services (CDSS) – Publications, letters, links and information. 

California Department of Education (CDE) - Oversees the state's diverse and dynamic public school system that is responsible for the education of more than seven million children and young adults in more than 9,000 schools.

California State Assembly – General information regarding Assembly committees, bills, etc.

California State Senate – General information regarding Senate committees, bills, etc.

California Workforce Association (CWA) - A nonprofit membership organization that develops public policy strategies and builds local capacity to address critical workforce issues.

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP) – Source for reports, studies, laws, and advocacy for welfare and social issues.

Community College League of California – Serves community college districts, locally-elected governing boards, and the chief executive officers in six areas: education programs, research and policy analysis, fiscal services programs, governmental relations, communications, and governance of athletics.

Faculty Association of California Community Colleges (FACCC) – Statewide professional membership association that advocates solely for all community college faculty.

Foundation for California Community Colleges (FCCC) - Serves and assists community colleges and our K-12 partner schools to build, create and operate more effectively through philanthropy, grants, programs and services that drive excellence while saving millions of dollars annually.
Click the link for grants to view TANF-CDC information.

I Can Afford – A California Community College sponsored website created for financial aid information and assistance.  

The Insight Center for Community Economic Development is a national research, consulting and legal organization dedicated to building economic health and opportunity in vulnerable communities.

Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC)  --CalWORKs Tips and Fact Sheets

Legislative Analyst’s Office – California’s nonpartisan fiscal and policy advisor which provides many important publications.

Legislative Counsel State of California - Official California Legislative Information for Bill information, California Law, to find your legislators, and for legislative publications.

Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC) – Nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that develops and evaluates innovative approaches to moving people from welfare to work and improving education for at-risk youth.

National Association for Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) – A nonprofit association whose purpose is to exchange ideas for the advancement of research and statistics in the field of public welfare.

National Counsel of Churches USA - The NCC office that deals with public policy issues based in Washington D.C., makes a strong witness on the moral and ethical dimensions of public policy issues.

argent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law – Information on national poverty law issues including various publications, studies, and data. Links for advocacy.

Self-Sufficiency Calculator - Developed by the National Economic Development and Law Center estimates how much money families need to live and work without public or private assistance or subsidies.

United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Information including resources, grants, reports, and links for Medicaid, Medicare, and other services.

Western Center on Law and Poverty (WCLP) - advances and enforces the rights of low-income Californians in health, housing and public assistance by working statewide for systemic change.

EXPUNGING CRIMINAL RECORDS: Clean Up Your Criminal Record - Sacramento County Public Law Library.