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Linda Asato

Executive Director

California Child Care Resource & Referral Network

Linda Asato is executive director of California Child Care Resource & Referral Network. She brings over 30 years of successful public sector, nonprofit management experience and a lifetime commitment to child and family advocacy to her role. She understands the dynamic early childhood environment and has extensive experience in community organizing, public administration, and organizational development. As executive director, she is at the forefront of leading the Network in its mission to champion, advance, and advocate for an equitable early childhood support system for all California families by working at the intersection of research, programs, and policy in partnership with member Resource & Referral agencies and human service organizations statewide. Prior to joining the Network, she served as the executive director of Wu Yee Children’s Services in San Francisco. She has a BA in psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, as well as a master’s in public administration from the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, New York.