The California Alliance of Child and Family Services

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For those dedicated to improving the lives of these at-risk populations, the California Alliance stands apart as the champion and leading voice for organizations that advocate for children, youth and families, and for advancing policy and services on their behalf.

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Cate Sievers

Event Details

Welcoming all who are impacted by or are serving youth who have exited foster care or the juvenile justice system to collaborate on effective solutions to help transition aged youth with housing and supports to thrive into adulthood.

This is a collaborative project led by those with lived expertise and a cross section of professionals and providers who together seek to share and improve resources and available services.


May 31, 2024

Main Schedule

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Networking Breakfast
Registration, networking and food, exploration of the Foster Youth Flea Market, Art from Penny Lane and Photography from Journey House
9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
Opening Remarks
9:40 AM - 10:00 AM
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Morning Break
10:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Morning Presentations
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Afternoon Break
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:15 PM - 2:45 PM
Afternoon Presentations
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
More networking, exploration of the Foster Youth Flea Market, Art from Penny Lane and Photography from Journey House


Presenters to be announced soon !

Presenters to be announced soon !

Pay What You Can Sponsored Tickets

As organizers of Thriving into Adulthood Conference, we've adopted a "pay what you can" ticket model to underscore our commitment to inclusivity, community building, and alignment with our mission. By offering a graduated ticket model, we want to prioritize accessibility, ensuring that individuals passionate about our mission can participate regardless of financial constraints. This approach fosters a diverse and collaborative community, embodying our belief that positive change arises from inclusivity and shared dedication to our common cause. Additionally, any sponsored tickets contribute to providing sponsorships for our ongoing outreach, ensuring the continuity of impactful programs that align with our mission. 

Complimentary Conference Ticket

We extend a warm welcome to everyone who shares a passion for our mission. This complimentary ticket guarantees your registration for the Thriving into Adulthood Conference. Should you feel inclined to provide additional support to our youth programs, we invite you to explore our sponsor tickets during the checkout process. Your attendance not only enhances your experience but also plays a crucial role in fueling the growth and impact of our initiatives. Thank you for considering the opportunity to contribute to our cause through your participation.

Standard PriceComplimentary

Aligned Sponsor

This sponsored ticket solidifies Catalysts' dedication to fostering Community, Innovation, Equity, and Interconnectedness. By supporting the Catalyst mission, you contribute to the sustainability of our programs and the progression of the movement. Your support enables us to make a meaningful impact and uphold our commitment to these core values.

Standard Price$25

Bloom Sponsor

This sponsored ticket plays a direct role in covering expenses for our Foster Flea and Tay panelists' travel to and from the conference. These programs specifically cater to disenfranchised youth who have encountered the hurdles of the foster care system. We firmly believe that their participation and voices constitute an essential and integral aspect of the Thriving Into Adulthood Program. Your support ensures their meaningful involvement in shaping this transformative initiative.

Standard Price$30

Empower Sponsor

This sponsored ticket provides crucial backing for the emerging artists from both Penny Lane and Journey House. These programs are dedicated to supporting at-risk and underserved youth in nurturing their creative pursuits. By securing this support, we not only ensure the continued encouragement of the healing power of art but also contribute to the sustainability of our gallery. Additionally, your sponsorship aids in the production of the second edition of the Journey House poetry book, further amplifying the voices and talents of our young artists.

Standard Price$35

Sponsors and Partners



Kellogg West Conference Center and Hotel
West Temple Avenue 3801
Pomona, California

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