Promoting the health, well-being and safety of children, youth and families in California as a collective voice impacting policy and best practices to strengthen the systems that serve them.
The Catalyst is the catalytic vehicle that leverages connections between research, policy, and practice to inform and lead capacity building efforts across the state of California for providers in the fields of child and family services.
Maintaining community through safe and inclusive spaces.
Ensuring evidence informs practice that is responsive to need.
Inviting those most impacted to be at the decision-making table.
The Catalyst provides the field support with access to a team of skillful technical assistance providers who:
1 - Build networks across the state to deepen cross-sector relationships.
2 - Work to center needs of community and community-based advocates.
3 - Broaden capacity building supports.
4 - Ensure community data drives practice improvement.
5 - Invest in local grassroots advocacy and community galvanizing.