December 27, 2022

CTFC Monthly Highlights

January Monthly Highlights January, 2023 Monthly Highlights – CTFC Annual Meeting – March 30th! – 2023 CTFC Board Nominations Still Open – Tribal Dependency Representation Dollars […]
October 21, 2022

Save the Date! Native American Heritage Month: Culture is Healing

Join us in celebrating Native American Heritage Month!  Hosted by the California Alliance of Child and Family Services, the Office of Assemblymember Ramos, and the Native […]
October 3, 2022

CTFC 2023 Summer Law Clerk Application Now Open

Click HERE to download a copy of the flyer. About CTFC Summer Clerkships The California Tribal Families Coalition (CTFC) is a nonprofit social welfare membership organization […]
June 22, 2022

Call for Artwork 2022

CALL FOR ARTWORK The California Tribal Families Coalition (CTFC) invites artists to participate in the 2022 CTFC Call for Artwork. CTFC is seeking submissions of artwork […]
May 13, 2022

Coalition-Sponsored Legislation Needs Tribal Support Now!

We need your support! May 2022 is a crucial month for Coalition-sponsored legislation. We need tribal support now more than ever to ensure important tribal child […]
March 25, 2022

2022 Statewide ICWA Conference June 13 and 14

March 25, 2022

1st Annual California American Indian Disability Symposium!

February 24, 2022


Legislation and budget proposals to improve outcomes for Native American children and families involved in the child welfare system were recently introduced by Assemblymember James C. […]
February 23, 2022

LC4T Launch Party!

We are not sending a rocket into space but we are having a Launch Party! Please join us as we launch our newest project – LC4T! […]
December 8, 2021

Free ICWA Training Series!

For more information or to register, see our TRAININGS page. January 7, 2022 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM ICWA Minimum Federal Standards This webinar is directly […]
September 6, 2021

Tribal Strategy Session for Annual CDSS Tribal Consultation Summit

CTFC invites you to attend a Tribal Strategy Session for the Annual CDSS Tribal Consultation Summit. Join us in preparation for the CDSS Tribal Consultation Summit […]
September 1, 2021


Many thanks to everyone that has supported CTFC’s effort to get Assembly Bill 873, authored by Assemblymember James Ramos, through the California Legislature. On August 26th, […]
August 26, 2021

Letters of Support Needed for AB 873

July 7, 2021

Tribal Foster Youth and Extended Foster Care Benefits

Are you an affected tribal youth or do you know an affected tribal youth in foster care who lost access to extended foster care benefits?
June 16, 2021

Brackeen v. Haaland Podcast

Listen to podcast hosted by CTFC’s Training and Curriculum Development Director, Geneva Shaw, as she discusses the impact of Brackeen v. Haaland in California with Kimberly […]
June 7, 2021

28th Annual Statewide ICWA Conference

The conference dates are June 24-25, 2021 and will be hosted by Enterprise Rancheria, Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe at the tribally-owned Hard Rock Hotel and Casino […]
April 13, 2021

Questions and Answers: The Brackeen Decision

A downloadable version of the FAQs can be found here.
April 9, 2021

AB 1055 (Ramos) Approved by Assembly Education Committee

AB 1055, one of the two bills CTFC is sponsoring with State Assembly Member James Ramos as the author, was approved by the Assembly Education Committee […]
April 7, 2021

Statement on the Brackeen v. Haaland Decision

The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has published its decision in a case challenging the Indian Child Welfare Act (Brackeen v. Haaland). Read CTFC’s […]
March 19, 2021

CTFC Sponsored Legislation

CTFC Legislation 2021 – Letter to Tribes 2021.3.8 AB 1055 – Tribal Support Letter Template 2020.3.10 AB 1055 (Ramos) Factsheet 2021.3.8 AB873 Support Letter- Tribal AB […]
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