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The Catalyst Center leverages connections between research, policy, and practice to inform and lead capacity building efforts amongst service providers across the state of California who work in the fields of child and family services.
from The blog
February 15, 2021
Community Alternatives and Resistance to Disruptive Systems that Harm Black Families
January 4, 2021
Mental Health in Light of Covid-19: California’s Underserved Youth and Families
With the data painting an alarming picture of the state of mental health within California, there remain several areas in which data collection must be improved. Primary mental health care information released during the pandemic looks to strategies for managing one's mental health on their own time, and within their own homes. Yet, many of these prescriptions disregard the systemic inequity contributing to populations experiencing far higher Covid death and hospitalization rates, as well as needing more tangible intervention, rather than informal care alone.
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