For the Children’s Advocates’ Roundtable, Director of Research Scott Graves provided an overview of the governor’s proposed 2018-19 budget.
With the Farm Bill set to expire this year, this Fact Sheet highlights the far-reaching effects of CalFresh food assistance throughout California’s Congressional Districts and warns of the potential harm of federal proposals to significantly scale back funding for SNAP.
This Fact Sheet shows that CalFresh food assistance significantly reduces the rate and severity of poverty throughout California and warns that federal proposals to cut and change eligibility for SNAP through the Farm Bill would reduce SNAP’s ability to mitigate poverty.
For the California Department of Social Services’ Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Task Force meeting, Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented on early learning for children aged 0-5 from a family access perspective.
For the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 on Health and Human Services hearing, Director of Research Scott Graves presented on how Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) grant levels fall short of allowing low-income seniors and people with disabilities to make ends meet in our state.