For the Women’s Foundation of California’s Women’s Policy Institute, Executive Director Chris Hoene provided an overview of the state budget process, including the roles of the Governor, the Legislature, and the public.
For the Southern California Association of Non Profit Housing’s (SCANPH) annual conference, Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin delivered a presentation that looked at the profile of poverty and housing needs at the local, regional, and statewide level, as well as local and state housing policies that can make a difference in addressing the challenges low-income households face.
For the Los Angeles Aging Advocacy Coalition’s monthly advocacy call, Director of Research Scott Graves discussed what single-payer is and how it would work, along with potential impacts and implications.
For the Courage Campaign’s “California Progressive Convening: The Future of California’s Leadership on Health Care,” Director of Research Scott Graves served on the panel, “On the Road to Universal Access and Care,” where he discussed some of the policy and politics involved in creating a universal health care system in California.
The Sierra Health Foundation’s Center for Health Program Management hosted a webinar on justice reinvestment for the Positive Youth Justice Initiative (PYJI). Director of Research Scott Graves presented, “Criminal Justice Reforms and County Budgets: A Bird’s-Eye View,” which provided an overview of recent changes in state criminal justice policy that have affected counties.