Family Voices of California
February 18, 2022


FVCA Webinars
Wed. March 9, 12:00-1:00pm (PST) 
COVID-19 Eviction Protections and Fair Housing Rights for People with Disabilities in CA
Register Here
Wed. March 23rd, 12:00-1:00pm (PST)
Medi-Cal RX and the Impact on Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs/Disabilities
  Register Here
March 28 & 29 (San Jose) West Coast Pediatric Palliative Care Summit  Register Here
February 23rd 9:00am-10:30am (PST) Virtual listening session to identify unmet needs in the Genetics System of Care and current strategies for underserved populations: Participants will receive a $50 Amazon gift card. Families and organization representatives:  Register Here 
“How is School Affecting Children’s and Families’ Mental Health During COVID-19” survey. The survey is open to all parents and caregivers with children living at home who are in an educational program - at any level - or who chose to leave an educational program during the pandemic. 
AAP Parent Ambassador Program: a great opportunity for parents and caregivers to get involved with the American Academy of Pediatrics -link here for the application 

Children Now is conducting a survey to gather input from children or youth who have spent time in foster care about The Family Urgent Response System (FURS). They are looking for current or former foster youth between the ages of 12 and 25 years old to complete the survey by February 24, young people will have the option to enter a raffle to receive a $25 gift card. The survey is available here. 
The California Association of Mental Health Peer Run Organizations (CAMHPRO) project is hiring part-time or full-time trainer positions. click here to apply. 

Resources & News

"I don’t have a life": Parents struggle to get home nurses for medically fragile kids
LA times article  
Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD) 2021 Virtual Conference recorded sessions now available for viewing
The 2022 California Children’s Report Card  The Children's Movement (Children Now) has just released the most comprehensive report on children’s health, education, and well-being in our state.  

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