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.
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.
At the National Convening of the Young Elected Officials Network, Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin delivered a presentation on principles of progressive budgeting, including strategies for responding to expected federal spending cuts.
For the Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health board retreat, Executive Director Chris Hoene delivered a presentation on the Implications of Federal Budget and Policy Proposals for California, examining federal proposals that pose the biggest threats to children and children’s health and noting key issues and federal budget strategies to watch out for in the near future.
The California Assembly Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education held an event to discuss early brain development. Budget Center Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented: “2017-18 California Budget Update.”