SAVE THE DATE: September Events in Sacramento

CDSS Annual Tribal Consultation Summit | Sept. 20 @ 9:00 AM

CTFC Annual Dinner | Sept. 20 @ 6:00 PM

We hope you can join us for the CTFC Annual Dinner and a Tribal Leader Listening Session on September 20, 2023 at Cafeteria 15L in Sacramento, CA. This celebratory dinner is centrally located to many other California Native American Day festivities happening in the State capitol that week! 

All are welcome to attend as we come together to celebrate this year’s successes. These successes include robust legislative efforts, the historic upholding of the Indian Child Welfare Act by the U.S. Supreme Court in a case known as Haaland v. Brackeen, having trained over 500 child welfare professionals, and so many more community-driven efforts to effect statewide systems change. 

  • 5-6pm: Tribal Leader Listening Session on Juvenile Justice Systems & Native Youth
  • 6-8pm: Annual Dinner & Silent Auction

Please register beforehand for the California Tribal Families Coalition’s Annual Dinner at:

2nd Annual California American Indian Symposium on Developmental Disabilities | Sept. 21 @ 10:00 AM

Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual California American Indian Symposium on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities! The theme of this year’s Symposium is ” Systems of Care for I/DD in Tribal Communities: Building Effective and Innovative Partnerships.” Participants can expect to learn about current partnerships with tribal leaders, organizations and regional centers to better serve California tribal peoples with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities.  

The hybrid event will be held at District56, 8230 Civic Center Drive, in Elk Grove, CA from 10:00AM – 5:00PM on September 21, 2023. A virtual Zoom option will be available as well. All are welcome & registration is required at:

For disability accommodations please contact Mariana at: or (916) 583-8289 as soon as possible. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs!

Hotel accommodations can be arranged for September 20-21 at nearby hotels at a discount rate including:

Hilton Garden Inn

9241 Laguna Springs Drive

Elk Grove, CA 95758


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Elk Grove

9175 W Stockton Blvd.

Elk Grove, CA 95758

Discount Group Name: Call & mention the Symposium and dates!

The Symposium is co-hosted by the California Tribal Families Coalition and the Wilton Rancheria and made possible through funding from the California Department of Developmental Services, the San Diego Regional Center, the Far Northern Regional Center, and the Kern Regional Center.

California Native American Day | Sept. 22 @ 10:00 AM

Read more about the official California Native American Day events in Sacramento, CA and around the state at:

CTFC Board Members and staff will be present and will have a booth at the Capitol events. We hope to gather in community with you and celebrate!

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