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May 2023 Newsletter

May 2023 Newsletter

Interested in learning about the Binational Social Work Conference, age-friendly community and other project updates, mental health resources, and opportunities for engagement? Explore SPI’s most recent newsletter.

Will Governor Newsom’s proposed 2023-24 budget impact older adults and people with disabilities?

Despite projected budget shortfalls, a Scan Foundation analysis concluded that the budget proposal did not call for significant cuts to health and social service programs serving older adults. Notable exceptions include the temporary elimination of the Accessory Development Unit (ADU) program and the absence of new funding for affordable housing development. Nevertheless, the proposed budget does include some new programs…

Citizen Review Panels 2021-22

Citizen Review Panels 2021-22

The Federal Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA) requires each state to convene Citizen Review Panels (CRP). In California, there are three committees that make recommendations to the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). One focuses on the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, another on Children and Family Services, and the third one on Critical Incidents. During the 2021/2022 fiscal year, these three panels made…

January 2022 Newsletter

January 2022 Newsletter

Learn how SPI’s newest collaborators and how we put the “we” in “wellness”, read about the Child Welfare Council’s December presentation focused on child abuse prevention, and get updated on new resources and upcoming events. Click HERE for the newsletter

June SPI Newsletter 2021

June SPI Newsletter 2021

In our June newsletter, SPI observes a significant milestone this spring – 5 years of program operations and 5 (+) years of senior leadership in place. We highlight California becoming an Age Friendly State and provide resources from The National Resource Center on LGBT Aging and Alzheimer’s San Diego. We also feature three core principles developed by the Center on…

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