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RECENT PODS:

  • Capitol Weekly Podcast (John Howard and Tim Foster): Campaign consultant Gale Kaufman on education at the ballot box. (2021-01-31)
  • Look West California (Assembly Democratic Caucus): Get to know Speaker Anthony Rendon like never before. Join us as he shares how a son of Mexican immigrants came to be the Speaker of the CA State Assembly. (2021-01-29)
  • California State of Mind (Rodd, Nichols, and Romero @ CapRadio): Has Gavin Newsom Made the Grade as Governor of the Golden State? (2021-01-29)
  • Political Breakdown (Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos @ KQED): Congresswoman Michelle Steel on Emigrating to America, Her Mother's Small Business, and Why She Voted Against Impeachment (2021-01-28)
  • Inside Golden State Politics (Bill Boyarsky and Sherry Jeffe): Vax mess! Latest on the rocky rollout of the Covid vaccine and its impact on California's governor and President Biden (2021-01-28)

MONEY MATTERS:

  • SD30 (Downtown LA-Culver City-South LA): IE: Californians for Sydney Kamlager for Senate 2021, sponsored by Healthcare Providers, Insurance, Energy, and Housing Suppliers:
    • Personal Insurance Federation of CA Agents & Employees PAC: $15,000
    • DaVita Inc: $40,000

RECALL WATCH:

  • Gov. Newsom recall backers report raising more than $2.5 million (Seema Mehta @ LAT) - currently, only contributions of $5,000+ must be reported (within 10 days)
  • Rescue California-Recall Gavin Newsom: four monetary contributions
    • Doy Henley (Retired, Tustin): $5,000
    • Chamath Palihapitiya (CEO, Social Capital, Menlo Park): $100,000
    • The Lincoln Club of Orange County Issues PAC: $15,000 (01/22)
    • The Lincoln Club of Orange County Issues PAC: $40,000 (01/28)

DISTRICT UPDATES:

  • AD54 (Culver City): Added Heather Hutt (D), former state director and senior advisor for Sen. Kamala Harris (if Kamlager is elected to SD30 triggering a special election).
  • AD79 (East San Diego County): The special primary will be held April 8. If no candidate receives more than 50%, the top two candidates will face each other in a special general on June 6.

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The Nooner for Wednesday, February 3, 2021, presented by SYASL Partners

  • COVID-19
    -the numbers
    -tiers for fears
    -vaccines
    -variants
    -school daze
  • Health care workers
  • Farmworkers
  • Do you recall?
  • Poll position
  • AGstakes
  • Cakeday and classifieds  

What a morning! It was already going to be busy even after getting up at 4:30 with the PPIC poll results. Then, we had a surprise Gavin Newsom press conference at 10am to announce a new partnership between the Oakland A's, the Biden Administration, and the Newsom Administration to be a major vaccination site with supplemental (rather than redirected) deliveries of vaccines. He further stated that a similar large volume location with supplemental deliveries is being added at Cal State Los Angeles. [video]

Meanwhile, thank you to those of you who have inquired about how my shoulder is doing. Thank you for your concern, as it really does mean a lot in this socially strange time. It's much better and I almost have a full range of motion without pain back. Each day, I'm getting in yoga and stretching and am back to typing as normal, if you couldn't tell.

That also means that I've been back in the kitchen. Last night was a delicious 100% farmers market dinner, with a pastured pork chop, duck fat fried potatoes, braised greens with smoked ham, and roasted veggies. I love when people say "farmer's market is so expensive," and then post that they ordered from a food delivery service a meal that, with fees and tip, easily cost $40. I could make three of last night's dinners for that!

The broccoli and Japanese sweet potatoes in the roasted veggies were from Ge Moua Farm in Sacramento County, the Brussels sprouts were from the farm in Monterey County that I never can remember the name of, and everything else was from Riverdog Farm in Guinda (Capay Valley in Yolo County).

Yes, I do get away from the computer and tell mom that I'm eating just fine.

Dinner on February 2

COVID-19: California added 560 deaths yesterday for a total of 41,902 since the pandemic began.

-tiers for fears: Yesterday, Alpine and Trinity were moved from the red to less restrictive orange tier.

  • purple (widespread): 54 counties
  • red (substantial): 1 county (Mariposa)
  • orange (moderate): 3 county (Alpine, Sierra, Trinity)
  • yellow (minimal): 0 counties

-(I can't get no) VaccinationIn the Times, Money, Dolan, Smith, and Shalby report that, while Los Angeles County needs more vaccine doses as more residents have been accelerated to a higher tier, the number of vaccine doses being delivered to the county are actually on the decline.

The problem is twofold, officials say. First, there’s a limited supply to begin with, and some areas of the state, including Los Angeles County, have actually seen their shipments shrink over the last few weeks.

Second, both of the currently available vaccines require two doses taken weeks apart. So, the more initial doses that are doled out, the bigger the need will be for follow-up shots down the line — creating a chokepoint that constrains how many new people can begin the vaccine regimen.

Recently, some people seeking a first shot have even had their appointments canceled because vaccines were in short supply or needed for second doses.

“The supply of vaccine, we acknowledge that’s going to be our rate-limiting step,” Dr. Mark Ghaly, California’s health and human services secretary, said during a briefing Tuesday. “We always hope for more, we continue to work with the federal administration to push for more, but that will be one of our biggest challenges.”

Healthcare workers, first responders and residents and staff in skilled nursing facilities were the first groups eligible to receive the vaccine in California. That changed in mid-January, when Gov. Gavin Newsom expanded the pool to include people 65 and older.

While Los Angeles County is struggling with vaccine rollout, Jill Cowan looks at why Long Beach is the exception for the New York Times's California Today newsletter.

Mayor Robert Garcia of Long Beach told me that the fact that the city has its own health department, separate from Los Angeles County’s, had helped make its vaccine rollout a model within the state, hailed by Mr. Newsom.

“We can move fast and make decisions quickly,” Mr. Garcia said. “It’s been very beneficial.”

The city of about 467,000 people — Los Angeles County’s second largest — was the first jurisdiction to move from vaccinating health care workers and nursing home staff and residents to inoculating grocery store workers and critical public schoolteachers and staff. Anyone 65 and older has also been eligible, as directed by the state.

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As of Tuesday, some 48,000 doses had been administered, according to data provided by Jennifer Rice Epstein, a city spokeswoman. The city has also been inoculating nonresidents who work in Long Beach, but if the doses had all gone to residents, that would represent more than 10 percent of the population.

That includes shots for 16,000 health care workers, almost 7,000 long-term care facility residents and staff, and 2,500 grocery store workers.

Mr. Garcia said the city’s health department was able to build on significant work bringing testing to harder-hit neighborhoods, where many lower-wage, often undocumented workers live.

Meanwhile, the PPIC poll released late yesterday found that among all adults, 43% would "definitely get the vaccine," 25% would "probably get the vaccine," 11% would "probably not get the vaccine," and 13% would "definitely not get the vaccine." Volunteering answers, 5% said that they already got the vaccine and 2% said they didn't know.

-variants: For the Chron, Aidin Vaziri writes that the emerging variants pose a serious threat for another surge in California.

California health secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly said Tuesday that the state is also seeing the rapid spread of two homegrown variants. There are 767 confirmed cases of the mutant known as B.1.429, and 290 infections linked to the B.1.427 variant, state tracking shows. What their properties are — in other words, whether they are more infectious and how they interact with vaccines — is unclear.

The state warned residents to keep their guard up as the Lunar New Year and the Super Bowl — both traditional gathering times for friends and family — approach.

“Our case rates are down, but they are not low,” Ghaly said. He added, “The chance for another surge in California is real.”

-school daze: While Los Angeles Unified -- the nation's second largest school district -- is expected to not return to in-person instruction likely until summer at the earliest, Howard Blume writes in the Times that a regional affiliate of the American Academy of Pediatrics is calling for schools to be reopened immediately.

“A large majority of the 1.5 million students in L.A. County has not been physically in a classroom in nearly a year,” said the statement from Southern California Chapter 2 of the academy. “This sad consequence of the pandemic should be addressed immediately with the reopening of schools.”

The statement by the affiliate is at odds with California guidelines that allow for fully reopening schools only after coronavirus infection rates are lower than they are now in every Southern California county. The superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified school district said campuses will remain closed until community infection rates drop. He’s also calling for teachers to be vaccinated, echoing the position of the teachers union, which reacted strongly Tuesday to the pediatric group.

The group represents about 1,500 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists in Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.

With the right measures in place, campuses can operate with an acceptable degree of safety, Dr. Kenneth Zangwill, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, said in the statement.

“We know how to keep teachers, staff and children safe on school campuses,” Zangwill said. “Hundreds of schools and school districts have been able to do this in other parts of the country.”

The status of in-person classes varies greatly across the country, but experts have estimated that more than half of students have not returned to campus.

Meanwhile, in Placer County, teachers were made eligible to receive a vaccine late last week. The problem, Molly Sullivan reports, is that there are no available appointments this week.

Last week, Dr. Rob Oldham, the county’s director of health and human services and interim health officer, told the Board of Supervisors that Placer County has the capability to ramp up vaccinations by 20,000 to 25,000 people per week, but can’t make that a reality without increased vaccine shipments. As of last week, the county received an average of 4,300 doses per week.

“So for Placer, the biggest challenge with this move, again, has been that it has expanded the pool of eligible resident to over 80,000 people even though the weekly dose allocation Placer has received from the state have remained flat or even dropped,” Oldham said at a Board of Supervisors meeting last week. “So at this rate, we will have nowhere near enough vaccine to finish this priority group anytime soon.”

Vaccines aren't the only contentious issue in Placer County. The teacher unions at fourteen of the county's districts, affiliates of the California Teachers Association, contend in a letter to Oldham and the county superintendent of schools that other state guidance for safely reopening schools are not being followed.

The new guidance requires maximum space between all seating of at least six feet apart, except where six feet of distance is not possible after a good-faith effort has been made. The guidance requires that the superintendent be prepared to demonstrate that good-faith effort, including effort to consider all outdoor/indoor space options and hybrid learning models. The guidance is clear, requiring masks to be worn, and under no circumstances should distancing between student seats be less than four feet.

As educators in Placer County, we are also very concerned about schools remaining open or expanding inperson instruction when the positive case rate for COVID-19 in our county exceeds the CDPH guidance of 25 per 100,000.

In your leadership positions leading Placer County’s public health and public education systems, we need you to ensure that all steps have been taken to comply with the new mandatory CDPH guidance, including schools that have prematurely reopened and before any other schools are allowed to reopen or expand inperson instruction. 

-HHS Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly update on 02/02:

-HHS Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly update on 01/26:

-Governor Newsom update on 01/25:

HEALTH CARE WORKER MENTAL HEALTH: For the LAT, Soumya Karlamangla looks at the mental health impact on front line workers in hospitals, primarily through the eyes of a second-year medical resident, which is expect to last long after the surge ebbs. Another wonderful article from Soumya!

FARMWORKERS: For CalMatters, Kate Cimini writes that farmworkers are unhappy the Cal/OSHA is not enforcing workplace standards during the pandemic.

Farmworkers, despite their status as essential workers during the pandemic, felt shortchanged, vulnerable and disposable, an updated study comprised of in-depth interviews from more than 60 farmworkers by the California Institute for Rural Studies (CIRS) and partner entities shows.

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Respondents say they were unprotected from COVID-19 by the very employers and agencies who wrote the emergency regulations intended to keep them safe.

“While farmworkers have been lauded as essential and heroic in the mainstream media, many farmworkers would have traded this praise for actual protections such as hazard pay, sick pay, better protections, and readily accessible masks at their worksites and communities,” the study stated.

THE NOONER A YEAR AGO TODAY:

CORONAVIRUS: There are now six confirmed cases in California of the virus tracked down to Wuhan, China. Yesterday, two were announced in Santa Clara County and two in San Benito County. The San Benito one is unique as the wife of man who traveled to Wuhan but has not traveled herself has come down with it. There is also single cases in both Los Angeles and Orange counties.

Meanwhile, Marlei Martinez reports for KCRA that the University of California is suspending its study abroad program in China for the winter and spring semesters or until the virus is under control.

more stories after the jump...

Probolsky Research

 

DO YOU RECALL? As you saw under Recall Watch above, venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya kicked in $100,000 to the effort to recall Governor Gavin Newsom. Lara Korte profiles the donor for The Bee.

Palihapitiya, a 44 year-old billionaire who was an early executive at Facebook, donated $100,000 to Rescue California on Friday, the committee supporting the Newsom recall.

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He hasn’t launched an official campaign yet, but last week the billionaire tweeted out a link to what looked to be a campaign website called Chamath for CA.

“California is a mess,” the campaign site reads. “It’s too expensive, our teachers are underpaid, and our schools aren’t good enough.”

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Whether he’s serious about a bid or not, his campaign site includes half a dozen proposals for improving the Golden State, including $70,000 teachers salaries, eliminating student debt, and slashing personal income tax to 0%, while still driving up the state’s tax revenue.

Eliminate the state's largest revenue source, pay teachers more, pay off student debt, and I'm guessing rainbows will be in the sky daily and every kid will get a pet unicorn. Seriously though, well played sir, I'm sure you don't want to pay state taxes on his take from Social Capital's funds.

His "campaign" website says "We can cut taxes to 0% from 16% and drive growth which will increase the state's revenue from $150B to $300B."

Mmmkay. Let's look at California's current personal income tax rates:

Tax rate Taxable income bracket Tax owed
1% $0 to $8,932 1% of taxable income
2% $8,933 to $21,175 $89.32 plus 2% of the amount over $8,932
4% $21,176 to $33,421 $334.18 plus 4% of the amount over $21,175
6% $33,422 to $46,394 $824.02 plus 6% of the amount over $33,421
8% $46,395 to $58,634 $1,602.40 plus 8% of the amount over $46,394
9.30% $58,635 to $299,508 $2,581.60 plus 9.3% of the amount over $58,634
10.30% $299,509 to $359,407 $24,982.88 plus 10.3% of the amount over $299,508
11.30% $359,408 to $599,012 $31,152.48 plus 11.3% of the amount over $359,407
12.30% $599,013 or more $58,227.85 plus 12.3% of the amount over $599,012
 Source: Nerdwallet  

I wouldn't criticize it if it was a platform of cutting taxes and associated programs. That's a legitimate political platform. But promising both simply does not work and this is far beyond the traditional "trickle-down economics" debate.

California this year anticipates collecting about $100 billion in personal income tax, according to Newsom’s 2021-22 budget proposal. It’s the primary funding source for California government, so wiping it out would require a massive rethinking of how the state does business.

Palihapitiya left the tech giant in 2011, before moving on to start his own investment fund, Social Capital, in Palo Alto. The company’s mission, according to the website, is to “advance humanity by solving the world’s hardest problems.”

The company’s investments include Slack, Bustle, Survey Monkey and more than 50 other healthcare, education, financial and consumer services companies.

POLL POSITION: Yesterday, I wrote:

I'm expecting a new PPIC poll in the next week or so. Hopefully it's the usual telephone English/Spanish methodology or a blended one. While online results via email from the voter file can be weighted by race and gender, it is imperfect (mostly based on first and last name and try to classify "Jamie" or "Lee") and you can't weight by income.

Based on previous polling releases and info that people had received calls, I knew it was coming. But, I wasn't expecting it to drop at 4:45pm yesterday.

Here's the poll with summary, crosstabs, and time trends.

As expected, it has far different results than the Berkeley IGS poll released earlier in the day with a more reliable (albeit far more expensive methodology). But, by the time we saw the results, news headlines about Governor's Newsom's job approval "plummeting" seemed quite silly. As we'll see below, they are actually above where they were in the same month of polling in 2020.

He just had a large bump after the initial lockdown that has subsided. Remember when George W. Bush's approval ratings were 90% after 9/11? Twelve months later they had dropped to 66%. Twenty-four months later they were at 50%.

Remember when Rudy Giuliani was "America's Mayor?" I digress...

Anyway, here are the latest numbers from PPIC.

Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Gavin Newsom is handling his job as governor of California?
  Likely Voters All Adults
Approve 52% 54%
Disapprove 43% 36%
Don't know [VOL] 5% 10%
January 21-31, live telephone, English/Spanish, MOE ±3.3% for all adults, ±4.2% for likely voters

Now, let's look at the trend in PPIC polling of likely voters since Newsom has been governor (click for larger). 

Newsom approval rating trends

The pandemic distorted polling last year, as should be expected, as I wrote above. Let's just be candid that disasters do that.

Let's look at Governor Newsom's approval by party affiliation for both January 2020 and January 2021.

Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Gavin Newsom is handling his job as governor of California?

January 3-12, 2020

  Likely Voters Dem Rep Ind*
Approve 49% 74% 11% 43%
Disapprove 42% 17% 80% 49%
Don't know [VOL] 9% 9% 9% 8%
*Independent voters include both no party preference voters and third parties.

Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Gavin Newsom is handling his job as governor of California?

January 21-31, 2021

  Likely Voters Dem Rep Ind*
Approve 52% 75% 15% 45%
Disapprove 43% 18% 82% 49%
Don't know [VOL] 5% 7% 3% 6%
*Independent voters include both no party preference voters and third parties.

I'll even do the math for you!

Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Gavin Newsom is handling his job as governor of California?

Change from January 2020 to January 2021

  Likely Voters Dem Rep Ind*
Approve +3% +1% +4% +2%
Disapprove +1% +1% +2% 0%
Don't know [VOL] -4% -2% -6% -2%
*Independent voters include both no party preference voters and third parties.

Setting aside the pandemic, Newsom statistically stands exactly where he did pre-pandemic twelve months ago. The only takeaway is that "don't know" voters have found a home and in each case, they either split or sided with approval of the Newsom's job performance.

Someone on social media suggested that these data show that Newsom has never been that popular. I reminded him that Arnold Schwarzenegger left office at 32-61 and Jerry Brown 53-39. Aside from the peak in May polling when Newsom's first-in-the-nation statewide "lockdown," his disapproval rating has been mostly within the margin of error (4.2% in yesterday's release) from the 38.1% of voters who voted for John Cox (R) in 2018. It is a very polarized electorate, as we see throughout the poll.

Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that Gavin Newsom is handling the coronavirus outbreak?
  Likely Voters All Adults
Approve 50%  53%
Disapprove 47%  41%
Don't know [VOL] 3%  6%
January 21-31, live telephone, English/Spanish, MOE ±3.3% for all adults, ±4.2% for likely voters

Here is the trend (click for larger) on the question of how Newsom has handled the pandemic.

Newsom approval rating on coranavirus

Now, with the possibility of a recall election, let's look at a comparison of where Governor Gray Davis was at this point in the year and where Newsom stands. These are all adults numbers as I don't have likely voters for the Davis poll (also a PPIC Statewide Survey). Davis went on to lose the recall election on October 7, 2003 55.4%-44.6%.

Overall, do you approve or disapprove of the way that ... is handling his job as Governor?
All Adults
  Gavin Newsom
January 21-31, 2021
Gray Davis
February 6-13, 2003
Approve 54%  33%
Disapprove 36%  60%
Don't know [VOL] 10%  7%

I'll have lots of time to write more about the possibility of a recall election, but as I've previously written, 2021 is entirely different than 2003.

Statewide Voter Registration in California
  Dem Rep DTS/NPP*
September 22, 2003 43.68% 35.30% 16.04%
October 19, 2020 46.13% 24.19% 23.97%
*Decline to state was changed to "no party preference" in 2012 as part of the implentation of the top-two primary.

Among likely voters, the Legislature's job approval rating is 46-41, which has been statistically steady except for a high of 50% approval found in the May 2020 poll -- the same poll where Governor Newsom hit his peak.

There's lots more in the poll about economic conditions and climate change. I'll be spending more time with the poll this afternoon and evening. It's only been out for 19 hours and I actually slept last night...

cakeday and classifieds after the jump...

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AGSTAKES: After previously holding strong that she didn't want to see any House Democrat tapped for the constitutional office vacancies that Governor Newsom fills, Speaker Nancy Pelosi has apparently changed her tune as it pertains to Rep. Adam Schiff's (D-Burbank) ambitions to be California Attorney General. As recently as yesterday, I was calling BS on the rumors.

For Politico, Bertrand, Caygle, and Cadelago report:

Schiff, a Harvard Law School graduate and former prosecutor who currently serves as the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, has lobbied California Gov. Gavin Newsom to appoint him to the role, those individuals said. News of Schiff’s interest was first reported by Axios.

The current California attorney general, Xavier Becerra, was nominated by President Joe Biden to serve as Health and Human Services Secretary and will be vacating the post if, as expected, he is confirmed by the Senate.

Pelosi has been advocating for Schiff’s appointment on his behalf, said three of the people familiar with the matter. A spokesman for Pelosi declined to comment. A spokesperson for Schiff did not return a request for comment.

While Newsom is not personally close with Schiff, the congressman’s name has emerged in recent days as an increasingly-attractive choice among people in Sacramento. The pick would provide Newsom with some national star-power by association while giving Schiff a launching pad to run for governor or Senate, including the seat of Dianne Feinstein.

Obviously, Schiff's CA28 that extends from Pasadena through Burbank and Hollywood to West Hollywood is a safe Democratic seat (70.9% for Biden) and almost certainly will be after redistricting. It would also likely draw a large field in a special election. We won't start the parlor game just yet, but it would be a fun one.

Sorry fans of The West Wing fans. It appears that Richard Schiff no longer lives in California. The Good Doctor is filmed in Toronto.

That said, Bradley Whitford lives in Pasadena -- in CA28. Josh Lyman for Congress!

CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Joe Krovoza and former Assemblymember Nicole Parra!

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California Forward: Director of Public Policy

California Forward seeks to hire a Director of Public Policy to lead development of a cohesive public policy agenda that reflects the mission and promotes the organization as a vehicle for change in California. Please see the full description here: https://cafwd.org/about-us/jobs/

California Health Benefits Review Program Legislative Briefing

Working on legislation related to health insurance/Medi-Cal this year? In 2021, will you or your office:

  • Propose a health insurance benefit-related bill?
  • Propose a bill related to reimbursement for certain kinds of health care providers or facilities?
  • Propose a benefit-related bill for Medi-Cal?
  • Sponsor or take a position on one?
  • Vote on one?

Great! Legislators, legislative and agency staff, advocates, health plan staff, and the public are warmly invited to the annual legislative briefing of the California Health Benefits Review Program (CHBRP), which will take place virtually this year.

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CCST Announces 2021 Science in Public Interest Awards

On Feb 2nd, the California Council of Science and Technology recognizes Senator Robert Hertzberg, Assemblymember Chris Holden, and former California Energy Commission Vice Chair Janea Scott with its 2021 Science in Public Service Award for their work to reduce disaster impacts in CA. The award honors distinguished public servants who are leaders in connecting science and technology with policy.

McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific

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Statewide Coalition Manager – Preschool Development Grant

Are you a relationship builder? Do you love policy analysis? Do you have a background in public policy, public administration, child development, or a similar field? Do you want to work somewhere that makes a difference in the lives of children across the state? Then YOU’RE the person we’re looking for! Come join us at Child Care Resource Center as our new Statewide Coalition Manager!

You will work in partnership with regional Resource and Referral (R&R) hub agencies throughout the state of CA to nurture and build out the partnerships of Regional Hubs and their local R&R partners. This position will focus on expanding regional and local relationships and building regional strategies for the delivery of early childhood services, including Parent Café and Early Childhood Café programs, throughout California, and will also coordinate the development of other regional partners including California Quality Consortia, California County Offices of Education and Tribal partners appropriate to each region. Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer, this position utilizes a high level of collaboration and relationship building to create effective internal and external relationships, communicate the CCRC Mission, Values and Vision to external stakeholders, and work in collaboration with other CCRC Departments and organizational partners.

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