Celebrated Our Founder
06/06/2022 - Category: CDA News

Last week, we celebrated CDA’s founder- Charlene Tressler and 48 years creating positive change! Charlene Tressler Day was officially commemorated on June 1, 2006, by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. Charlene was passionate about the well-being of young…

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Family Resources Newsletter – June 2022
05/31/2022 - Category: Family Resources

Dear CDA Families, Sad, exhausted, overwhelmed, powerless, disheartened, confused, angry, and tired… are some of the many emotions felt across the country as we continue to process and mourn the tragedy of another deadly shooting. These feelings are completely normal…

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Family Resources Newsletter – May 2022
04/27/2022 - Category: Family Resources

Since the start of the pandemic, more and more people are talking about mental health and its importance. When we struggle to handle life’s challenges effectively and with a proper outlook, a mental health disorder might be the cause of the problem. Remember, taking care of our emotional well-being is just as important as caring for our physical well-being. Here are some tips to help!

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Family Resources Newsletter – February 2022
02/16/2022 - Category: Family Resources

We are fortunate to live in a country where so many cultures are represented, giving us many opportunities to learn and value the differences among us. In addition, our children are never too young or too old to learn about cultural diversity.
Children as young as 2 can become aware of differences as it relates to gender, race, ethnicity, and disability. They can develop both positive and negative biases to these characteristics of identity, as it is reflected by their family and/or overall environment.

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Charlene Tressler Memorial Scholarship 2022-2023
02/09/2022 - Category: CDA News

Apply to the Charlene Tressler Memorial Scholarship and you could be awarded $2,500 for school tuition, books, or fees! Applications are due March 16, 2022, at 2:00 PM.

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2022 End Child Poverty & Child Care Virtual Advocacy Day
01/19/2022 - Category: CDA News Alternative Payment Program Nutrition Program

On January 19th, CDA was one of 38 organizations statewide that participated in the End Child Poverty and Child Care in California Advocacy Day, a one-voice campaign that focused on educating legislators, staff, and stakeholders about the critical needs of…

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CDA Positive Change Giving Program Brightens Family Holidays
12/20/2021 - Category: CDA News

CDA partnered with Toys for Joy and Irish You a Merry Christmas to support over 100 children in need. Families received gifts, clothes, and groceries to brighten the Holiday Season!

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Family Resources Newsletter – November 2021
11/17/2021 - Category: Family Resources

How do we manage the holidays when our focus is trying to overcome our challenges? What does self-care or a stress-free holiday look like and how can we use it to find a ray of hope this holiday season and forward?

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CDA Supports Child Care Providers with PPE Distribution Event
11/13/2021 - Category: COVID-19 CDA News

  Bonita, CA, November 13, 2021 – Child Development Associates (CDA) held its first Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Distribution Drive-thru Event to support over 300 child care providers with face masks, hand sanitizers, and disinfecting wipes. The materials were donated…

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