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December 7, 2017 Advocate First Thursday Call - 1-hour MCLE Training
Thursday, December 07, 2017, 11:00am - 12:00pm
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December 7, 2017  Advocate First Thursday Call

                                                                       1-hour MCLE Training

Date:           Thursday - December 7 , 2017 -  Time: 11 am to 12 noon

FROM:         Kevin Aslanian, Executive Director, Coalition of California Welfare Rights Organizations (CCWRO)

TO:              All Welfare Advocates

SUBJECT:  December 7, 2017 Advocate By-Monthly First Thursday Call

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Time: 11 am to 12 noon

Call-in Number:       1-866-299-7945

Pass Code:               8927157#

                                                                 CALL RULES
(1) Always keep your phone on "mute" when not speaking; and

(2) Never place the conference line on "hold" as your organization's "hold" music will negatively impact everyone on the call until you return - just drop off and dial back in again. THANK YOU

                                         CALL AGENDA

1. State Agency New Policy Issuances Update:

a. Review of recent DSS All County Letters and All County Information Notices

Kevin Aslanian, CCWRO

2. Discussion of New Bill Ideas

Jessica Bartholow, WCL&P
Kevin Aslanian, CCWRO

3. Litigation & Field Program Update:

CalWORKs, Food Stamp and General Assistance Litigation Update -

• Antionette  Dozier, Stephanie Haffner, WCL&P

• Grace Galligher, CCWRO,

• Lauren Hansen, PILP

• Patti Prunhuber, Child Care Law Center

• BALA update

• Central California Legal Services Update

• CRLA update

• GBLA Update

• LAFLA Update

• Law Foundation of Silicon Valley Update

• Legal Aid Society of Orange County Update

• LSNC Update

• NLS Update

•Legal Aid Society of San Diego Update



This is where anybody on the call can share what is happening in their program. Be  prepared to present public benefit issues that your program is working on, if you want to.


Review of actions of various workgourps with the State Department of Social Services


For more information about upcoming advocate meeting go to ccwro.org.

MCLE CERTIFICATION FORMS  - The MCLE certifications will be mailed to participants upon request. Please email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. a request for the MCLE form and we will email you the " Certification of Attendance for California MCLE - 1 hour" completed form.