California Advocacy Network

The California Advocacy Network is a statewide movement involving nearly 1,000 organizations who serve more than 95 percent of California’s population. Members include community-based organizations, aging and disability service and advocacy groups, and consumer and provider organizations–all of which work to transform care for older adults and people with disabilities so that it is easier to access and understand, more coordinated, and more responsive to people’s unique needs.

Learn more about the Network’s core California Collaborative for Long Term Services and Supports in Sacramento and the individual Regional Coalitions.

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Hover over any Regional Coalition on the right to see the counties it serves. Click there, or on its corresponding map marker to view more about the coalition.

The Buzz

News on transforming care for older adults

Recent Publications
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California ranked ninth overall on the 2020 LTSS State Scorecard, maintaining the same rank from 2017. This brief provides an overview of California’s Scorecard performance and key recommendations for transforming its LTSS system to better serve older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers.
In his latest Perspectives, Dr. Chernof discusses how voter interest and Master Plan for Aging action in other states can show us how to chart a meaningful path forward for aging in California.
This brief highlights states that have developed a Master Plan for Aging, examples of key elements, and how states without a Master Plan can get started.
On June 29, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed California’s 2020-21 budget. The budget addresses the $54.3 billion deficit while maintaining funding for critical programs serving older adults, people with disabilities, and family caregivers.