For the California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators’ (CASFAA) annual conference, “United Toward Access,” Policy Analyst Amy Rose presented her research on how much a debt-free college system would cost in California.
The Budget Center hosted a half-day event in Los Angeles at the Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles on five important ballot measures: Prop. 1 (affordable housing bond), Prop. 2 (mental health dollars for homelessness), Prop. 5 (expanding local property tax breaks), Prop. 6 (curtailing transportation funding), and Prop. 10 (rent control).
For The Institute for College Access & Success’ (TICAS) event, “Financial Aid for California’s Future,” Policy Analyst Amy Rose presented to policymakers and higher education stakeholders her preliminary findings from a new analysis on how much having a debt-free system of higher education would cost California.
For the California Asset Building Coalition’s “End of the 2018-2019 Legislative Session” webinar, Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin presented on key safety net investments included in the budget and issues to watch for 2019.
For the “Reimagining the Golden State: Creating Economic Opportunity for the Next Generation” conference hosted by the Berkeley Institute for the Future of Young Americans, Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin discussed the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) and what the recent expansion of this important tax credit in the 2018-19 state budget means for low-income workers in California.