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RECENT PODS:

  • Political Breakdown (Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos @ KQED): Scott and Marisa talk about this week's statewide polls and then to Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia to discuss his city's success in distributing vaccines, its "hero pay" legislation, why his family idolized Ronald Reagan, overcoming self-hate after coming out as gay and losing his mother and step-father to COVID-19 last year. (2022-02-05)
  • Inside Golden State Politics (Bill Boyarsky and Sherry Jeffe): With their guest,  television political reporter Dave Bryan, Bill and Sherry analyze the attacks on Gov. Gavin Newsom, some of them political, others downright dangerous. (2021-02-04)
  • 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)

MONEY MATTERS:

  • SD30 (Downtown LA-Culver City-South LA): Isaac Bryan, who is hoping to run for a vacant AD54, reports giving $2,500 to Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager, who is running in the March 4/May 2 special election for the vacant State Senate seat. Bryan briefly worked for Kamlager, but it's unclear that is she is elected to SD30 whether she'll play in an AD54 special.

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The Nooner for Friday, February 5, 2021, presented by SYASL Partners

  • COVID-19
    -the numbers
    -tiers for fears
    -school daze
    -LA County
    -theme parks
  • Do you recall?
    -contrasting Davis and Newsom recalls
    -turnout?
  • Cakeday and classifieds  

Black History Month

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke
Source: Amtrak

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke
First Female African-American California Legislator
California State Assembly, 1967-1972

From the California Legislative Black Caucus:

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke, was born October 5, 1932 in Los Angeles, California.  A graduate of UCLA with a law degree from University of Southern California (USC) Gould School of Law in 1956, she was the first African American woman elected to the California State Assembly in 1966. During her legislative tenure, she focused on civil rights and juvenile issues. She chaired the Assembly Committee on Urban Development. One year before her election to the Assembly, she was appointed by Governor Edmund G. ‘Pat’ Brown, Sr. to serve on the McCone Commission to study social conditions that led to the August 1965 Watts Rebellion (also referred to as the 1965 Watts Riots).  She was the first African American woman from the Golden State in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1973, and continued to break new ground as the first woman to have a child and secure maternity leave while serving in the U.S. Congress.  She became the first African-American member of the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors, a position she has held on and off since 1978.  Assemblywoman Burke retired from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors in 2008.

In 1973, Burke and the late Barbara Jordan of Texas entered the House with the same class, joining the late Shirley Chisholm of New York elected in 1969 as the only Black women to that point ever elected to Congress. A full biography is available from the House of Representatives archives and history site.

After being nominated by President Barack Obama in 2012, Burke has served on the Amtrak Board of Directors since 2013.

Burke's daughter, Autumn Burke was elected to the State Assembly in 2014.


Happy Friday! You made it! ...whatever that means in 2021, which is like 2020 in overtime. Let's hope the Super Bowl doesn't become a Stupid Bowl with the NFL's overtime rules. Other than that, I don't care who wins.

I don't know who halftime performer Weeknd is. I am, however, looking forward to the performances on the special edition of A Late Show with Stephen Colbert after the game with performances by Metallica and Green Day. Yes, I am old.

Anyway, crazy busy morning as I wanted to tackle that first analysis for ATCpro subscribers of the AD79 special election called this week to fill now-SOS Dr. Shirley Weber's seat. Let's just say that there are some interesting dynamics that could be at play.

I'm getting that great treasure of a necessary haircut by Jason Iverson (Iverson's | Barber Blues) this afternoon. I'll be reading news throughout the day and if there anything that can't wait until tomorrow, I'll include it in This Week in Nooner sent out at the end of the workday.

COVID-19: California added 635 deaths yesterday for a total of 43,118 since the pandemic began.

-tiers for fears: Here are the statuses of California's 58 counties. You can see what the restrictions mean here, although county health orders may be stricter than the state.

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

-vaccines: In the LAT, Shalby, Money, and Lin look at the difficult choices being made in vaccine distribution as different groups present compelling cases for being at the front of the line while the quantity of vaccines being delivered is a fraction needed to meet the number of Californians in the highest two groups in Phase 1A and Phase 1B.

Focusing on older people, the disabled and others at higher risk of becoming critically ill from the coronavirus has the potential to save many lives. Reserving doses for essential workers would also help slow the spread of COVID-19. And moving educators to a higher position could make teachers willing to return to campus for in-person instruction.

“What’s so difficult right now is that we even have to view this as competing priorities. There’s all this tension on shifting priorities in groups, and all of this is based on a limited supply,” said Dr. Eve Glazier, president of the Faculty Practice Group at UCLA Health. “There’s a lot of different lenses to look at it.”

So far, a number of California‘s most populous counties have generally prioritized healthcare workers, those living in long-term care settings and people 65 and older for vaccinations. The state is getting only a fraction of the vaccine it needs, so it will probably take weeks or months to get through those groups.

But there has been much debate about who goes next, with labor unions, disability rights groups, teachers and others all making their case. The state’s 60-member vaccine advisory committee has spent weeks discussing the matter.

During an advisory meeting Wednesday night, members from the smaller group responsible for drafting the state’s vaccine guidelines said that new recommendations would be presented to the state following meetings Friday among the working group and a new state task force.

Oh, great. Let's shuffle priorities yet again to create even more confusion.

Meanwhile, yesterday I wrote about the PPIC poll:

[A]dding those who would definitely and probably get a vaccine, among all adults it is 68%, Democrats is 77%, Republicans are 49%, and Independents (which include unaffiliated and third parties) are 64%.

A couple of smart readers pointed out that I should have included those who responded that they had already gotten the vaccine, which is a very good point. So, rewriting the sentence, it should be:

[A]dding those who would definitely and probably get a vaccine, among all adults it is 73%, Democrats is 84%, Republicans are 55%, and Independents (which include unaffiliated and third parties) are 71%.

While overall good news from a public health perspective, the same conclusion about partisan differences that I was writing about still applies.

In the Los Angeles Times, Erika D. Smith talks to state senator Dr. Richard Pan, a pediatrician who has championed closing vaccination loopholes in schools before the pandemic, following the hour-long shutdown at the Dodger Stadium vaccination site on Saturday.

No one has tangled with “anti-vaxxers,” or opponents of vaccinations, quite the way he has. For his many successful efforts to eliminate immunization exemptions, the Sacramento Democrat has been stalked, shoved and cursed out. He has had his life threatened on social media, had blood thrown at him and faced a recall campaign.

And it’s because of all of this that Pan, who is also a pediatrician, should be heeded now that he’s sounding an alarm about the threat some anti-vaxxers pose to California.

“These extremists have not yet been held accountable, so they continue to escalate violence against the body public,” said Pan in a recent statement. “We must now summon the political will to demand that domestic terrorists face consequences for their words and actions. Our democracy and our lives depend on it.”

Pan told me this week he was incensed but far from surprised when dozens of vaccine protesters showed up at the COVID-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium last weekend, shouting conspiracy theories, waving ridiculous signs and prompting fire officials to briefly shut down operations.

“This just seemed to be another step in the escalation that’s been going on for many years,” he said, calling it part of a “pattern of behavior in the anti-vaccine community.”

-school daze: Taking a page from San Francisco's playbooks, Los Angeles City Council member Joe Buscaino says that he will push the city to sue the school district if it doesn't move forward on reopening. Los Angeles Unified superintendent Austin Beutner said earlier this week that he didn't expect schools to reopen for in-person instruction anytime soon and hinted that he might pursue summer instruction. Howard Blume reports for the Times:

Buscaino said he plans to submit a resolution next week, for consideration by the full council, that would direct the city attorney to file a lawsuit modeled on one announced this week by San Francisco officials, who have initiated litigation against the San Francisco Unified School District. In part, the suit accuses the district of not complying with state requirements to offer classroom-based instruction to the extent possible under health constraints.

Earlier litigation — filed on behalf of advocacy groups — that made similar arguments against L.A. Unified was unsuccessful.

The Los Angeles action is justified, said Buscaino, based on a growing body of research assembled by federal experts, Biden administration policy aimed at reopening schools and the great harm to students pursuing their studies remotely from home.

Buscaino said he also was influenced by a statement this week from the Southern California affiliate of the American Academy of Pediatrics, which called for an immediate reopening of schools.

“I actually agree with the pediatricians,” Buscaino told The Times. “I support the science that says it’s safe for students to return to schools. Let’s get the adults out of the way, the politics out of the way.”

Meanwhile, the battle in San Francisco continues. Jill Tucker reports for the Chron:

San Francisco families, mayor and state elected officials formed a united front Thursday in urging school and labor leaders to listen to the health experts, come to an agreement and reopen schools as soon as possible.

At a press conference sponsored by the parent group, Decreasing the Distance, a tearful Mayor London Breed, standing before children hold signs saying “I miss my friends,” urged the adults to end division and finger-pointing to get schools open.

“It just really breaks my heart to be here to see these kids and these families to know what they’ve been going through,” Breed said. “Kids are struggling in our city and we all know it.”

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San Francisco’s state Sen. Scott Wiener said he was appalled that the day after the school board voted to rename 44 schools, a letter went out to parents from the superintendent saying middle and high schools would likely not reopen this school year.

“I have always been a big supporter and fan of this school district,” he said. “My frustration is what I see is a defeatist attitude.”

School board President Gabriela Lopez did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the press conference, but posted photos on social media earlier in the day as she toured a school to see the status for reopening.

For KQED, Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez and Jon Brooks write that as the fight over returning to in-person instruction in San Francisco gets uglier, it's increasingly about equity.

[W]hile there are health disparities surrounding COVID-19 between different racial and economic groups, unequal responses to remote learning exist as well. As [City Attorney Dennis] Herrera alluded to Wednesday, San Francisco public schools during the pandemic have experienced a higher rate of absenteeism and learning loss among Black, Latino, Asian and low-income students compared to those who are white.

Last year, during a Board of Supervisors' debate, outgoing Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer became irate over the city's lack of progress in bringing students back into classrooms, calling it racist.

"[F]or those of you who are currently public school parents, it is great that you have internet access. It is great that you have a home for your children, and a place for them to do online learning and distance learning," Fewer shouted. "But man, you talk to some of these parents, and you talk to some of these children, and you go to those community learning hubs, it would break your heart. This is a disservice. This is racist, and this is a disservice. It is one thing to say 'Black lives matter,' it's another thing to be saying 'while they're alive.' "

Amid this cacophony of opinions comes the lawsuit by the city. Will it succeed? Bill Koski, a professor of law and education at Stanford Law School, says courts are often hesitant to intervene on matters of school policy.

But, he added, the city's petition may represent uncharted territory.

"To my knowledge, this is a first, where a city has taken the step of filing a lawsuit against the local public schools in order to have them reopen during the pandemic," Koski said.

Sawson Morrar and Tony Bizjak report for The Bee:

In what will be a major step toward normalcy amid the COVID-19 crisis, Sacramento health officials said this week they believe they can finally begin vaccinating the first of Sacramento County’s 23,000 teachers in a little more than a week, offering mid-February as the likely start point.

That also goes for an estimated 1,500 private school teachers, many of whom are already back in the classroom but having to deal with periodic quarantines. It also will apply to childcare workers, college and university teachers and trade school teachers.

The progress on vaccinations does not necessarily mean in-school teaching will ramp up anytime soon for many local school districts. The effort to vaccinate teachers and staff likely could take months. Reopening campuses is not imminent.

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“While safely opening schools for in-person instruction may look different based on risk factors like infection rates in different neighborhoods, if opening schools safely is a priority, then vaccinations for teachers needs to be a priority,” said Sacramento City Teachers Association President David Fisher.

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There also is debate in Sacramento County and elsewhere over whether teachers who already are in class teaching should get vaccine priority over those who are currently conducting remote classes via Zoom. Most private schools in Sacramento and elementary schools in Folsom Cordova Unified are open for in-person instruction.

Both Sacramento County Health Officer Dr. Olivia Kasirye and Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools Dave Gordon said that the vaccines will be distributed equitably to teachers already teaching in-person and teachers running their classrooms through distance learning.

Unless there is a clear path to returning to in-person instruction, that makes zero sense. A teacher planning on teaching via distance for the rest of a school year is prioritized over a kid with leukemia on chemo.

...time for a breather. More COVID-19 coverage after the jump.

-courts: In the Times, Matt Hamilton reports that some court workers are paying a deadly price for showing up to work in Los Angeles County.

It’s a scene that plays out daily in the Los Angeles County Superior Court system — the nation’s largest — which is still holding in-person hearings, including eviction proceedings and trials, despite the recent deaths of three court employees from COVID-19 and warnings that being inside with others can easily spread the virus.

In traffic courts, scores wait in hallways and courtrooms to contest months- or year-old speeding citations. In criminal courts, shackled defendants sit with masks drooping off their face, and some lawyers remove their masks when addressing a judge. One judge even allowed a witness to testify without a mask.

And although lawmakers instituted some eviction “moratoriums,” which have reduced the flow of eviction cases, such measures typically require tenants to still come to court to demonstrate why the “moratorium” applies. Often, moratorium is something of a misnomer, as the measures may not stop landlords from filing eviction lawsuits.

Since March, L.A. Superior Court has taken steps to significantly cut down foot traffic, and officials estimate 65% fewer people circulate in the system’s 38 courthouses than before the pandemic. About 4,500 people appear remotely each day for hearings, and Ann Donlan, a court spokeswoman, said that all courtrooms — about 600 across the county — have the capability to conduct remote proceedings.

But many in-person hearings continue, especially in criminal courts, which held nearly 70 jury trials in the final four months of 2020. Sometimes, the parties in a case insist on an in-person hearing. Some litigants lack internet or phone access, or don’t know a remote option is available. And unless a litigant has taken the steps to secure a waiver from the court, each remote appearance comes at a cost: $15 for audio and $23 for video.

Mmmkay, those fees are absurd. I'm not blaming the courts per se. As California Supreme Court Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has repeated said as the state's top administrator of the courts in addition to her roll on the bench, superior courts have been forced to turn to fees as they are usually the last in priority order for state and local funding. This has led to a highly inequitable judicial system, particularly for language minorities (and those with limited reading comprehension) who can't figure out a waiver process.

That said, this is where Los Angeles County allocated $1.22 billion in federal CARES Act funding:

  • $656 million for public health measures including testing and contact tracing
  • $200 million for financial support for residents in the form of assistance for rent relief, food and child care
  • $160 million in grants to support small businesses
  • $150 million to support the County workforce’s response to the emergency, including disaster services workers and personal protective equipment for employees

The plan also includes nearly $55 million to cover contingencies including potential health care system surges and other urgent needs that may emerge as the pandemic continues.

The comprehensive spending proposal allocates funding across a wide range of services. Major allocations include $226 million for community-based COVID-19 diagnostic testing and $100 million for rent relief to assist residents countywide.

Funds were also allocated to programs to assist vulnerable people during the crisis, including $148 million for Project Roomkey, which provides temporary housing to medically at-risk people experiencing homelessness.

Other allocations include $10 million allocated to the L.A. Regional Food Bank for food distribution events; $60 million to support other nutritional programs; $15 million for the Great Plates delivery program for seniors and medically at-risk adults; and $15 million for child care vouchers for low-income families and essential workers.

$15 to call in or $23 to Zoom in to court for an appearance that could be high stakes, but lobbyists can watch and testify in informational committee hearings for free.

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.

- Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from a Birmingham Jail

-LA County: The LAT's Luke Money and Rong-Gong Lin II write that LA County has finally reached a steady decline in cases after a devastating couple of months.

The numbers of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations are nosediving in Los Angeles County, welcome news following a catastrophic winter wave that pummeled the region.

Officials stress, however, that the county is far from out of the woods. Though those figures have tumbled in recent weeks, they remain well above their pre-surge levels — and are still too high for the county to unlock additional sectors of its battered economy or to provide the long-term relief hospitals desperately need.

And the final, most devastating consequence of the pandemic — the number of people losing their battle with the disease — remains high.

About 201 Angelenos, on average, have died from COVID-19 each day over the last week.

Through yesterday, since December 1, Los Angeles County has recorded 9,839 deaths of a total 17,539 throughout the pandemic.

While things have looked much better over the last two weeks in L.A. County, public health officials there like around the state are very nervous about Sunday's Super Bowl. From yesterday's L.A. County Public Health release:

Public Health warns everyone of past tragic consequences of gatherings. In the weeks following every holiday, and many major sporting events, the County experienced increases in cases, and then hospitalizations and deaths. Public Health recommends residents enjoy the Super Bowl and cheer for their team from their home with those they live with. Residents should connect virtually with their friends and not gather with people from outside their household to watch the Super Bowl.

-theme parks: Yesterday, Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) and Suzette Martinez Valladares (R-Newhall) introduced AB 420 to speed up the reopening of California's large theme parks. The two are the chair and vice-chair of the Assembly Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media Committee, respectively. The bill would express the intent of the Legislature that the Newsom Administration move large theme parks to the orange/moderate tier, notwithstanding the county's current tier level.

Quirk-Silva has Knott's Berry Farm in her AD65, which is owned by Cedar Fair that also owns California's Great America in Santa Clara. Across the street from the district to the west of AD65 are Disneyland and Disneyland Resort, which are in Tom Daly's AD69. In Valladares's AD38 is Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia.

-Governor Newsom update/announcement of A's vaccine partnership on 02/03:

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

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

-Governor Newsom update on 01/25:

more stories after the jump...

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DO YOU RECALL? In the Times, Mark Z. Barabak talks to veteran pollster Paul Maslin, who worked to elect Gray Davis (D) and unsuccessfully defend the governor from the 2003 recall and also worked to recall Wisconsin governor Scott Walker (R).

Speaking from Madison as soft winter sunlight filtered into his living room office, Maslin began by noting one similarity between the recall attempts of the past 20 years. Each stemmed from an extraordinary level of anger coupled with the modern capacity to harness that discontent, which, Maslin suggested, makes it all but certain Newsom will face voters sometime in 2021 — a year ahead of California’s next scheduled election.

Organizers have until March 17 to turn in the nearly 1.5 million voter signatures needed to force a recall.

“With the way social media works and grass-roots organizing works now, I think that if there’s any kind of a serious reason to do this for whatever reason — ideologically, politically, concern about a particular issue, which is obviously part of the case with Gavin — they qualify,” Maslin said. “You can’t stop this.”

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In Newsom’s case, the recall effort is grounded largely in unhappiness with his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and, in particular, his start-again, stop-again shutdown orders. If circumstances improve and life gets back to something closer to normal, that could similarly ease some of the antagonism.

As usual, it's a great article from Barabak. Maslin points out that the fundamentals of Newsom and Walker (who beat the recall) are far more similar than Davis and Walker. Specifically, Newsom and Walker were never in the tank in approval ratings and the recall efforts focused primarily on a singular issue. In Walker's case, it was the budget austerity measure that ended collective bargaining for some public employees and in Newsom's, of course, it's the pandemic response.

As I graphed Wednesday, Governor Newsom approval rating of 52% among likely voters in January 2021 is actually higher than pre-pandemic January 2021 (52%), albeit statistically the same. The same is true for all adults, with 51% approval in January 2020 and 54% in January 2021.

From a political perspective, disapproval rate is always important to look at. It is statistically unchanged from pre-pandemic levels. Among likely voters, it was 42% in January 2020 and in January 2021 it was 43%.

-turnout? A fellow political science geek and reader emailed me about what turnout for a potential recall election might look like. Here was my response:

We have absolutely no idea about turnout. We had 80.67% of registered and 70.88% in November. Of course it was a presidential.  We haven't seen a share of registered like that since 1976 post-Watergate, when it was 81.53%. Turnout of eligible was the highest since 1952, when it was 74.07%.

The 2003 recall election had turnout of 61.20% of registered and 43.12% of eligible. That was actually 4 points higher than the 2006 statewide non-presidential and 10.6% above the 2002 when Gray was reelected. For comparison, when Gavin topped the ticket in 2018, 64.54% of registered voters turned out.
 
Of course November was a presidential, but we don't have evidence that a special for a recall leads to significantly lower turnout. And, if SB29 is approved (in the Assembly now), every voter will again be mailed a ballot. Very different than 2003.
 
Definitely interesting from a poli sci geek perspective!

On, SB 29, some folks have asked why the Assembly hasn't acted expeditiously to approve the bill considering there are special elections in Los Angeles (SD30 on March 2) and Orange (BOS district 2 on March 9) counties. The reason is that both counties are proceeding under the Voters Choice Act and already sending ballots to every registered voter anyway.

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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.

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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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