The Center also recognizes the importance of influencing local policy and procedures. The Center is part of The Non-Profit Alliance of El Dorado County. The Non-Profit Alliance is described as being “created to provide a platform for advocacy, structural development and management support to the human service nonprofit community of El Dorado County. The goal of the Alliance is to promote collaboration, build capacity through a self help model, and maintain a core advocacy for program development and implementation.”
Other areas of local advocacy are: meetings with local leaders, such as Dr. Barber, Superintendent; faith community outreach; administrative and policy advocacy.