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Policy Associate, Oakland or Sacramento

Children's Defense-Fund is currently seeking a Policy Associate based in Oakland or Sacramento.  The Policy Associate will work with colleagues and partners to advance CDF-CA’s work on behalf of children, primarily focused on providing policy, advocacy, communications, and outreach support to the California Children’s Health Coverage Coalition. Specifically, the Associate will work with the health team to maximize state and national investments in children’s health programs particularly Medi-Cal, ensure the Affordable Care Act is implemented in a way that meets the needs of children, and expand health coverage to all California children. The position requires regular travel to Sacramento, and periodic travel to Los Angeles, Washington, DC, and Clinton, TN. This is a full-time position based in the Oakland office; however, candidates from Sacramento willing to work remotely from a home office will be considered.  View the full job description. Submit resume and cover letter online at

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