As part of our Policy Perspectives Speakers Series, this webinar looked at how three major measures of poverty – the Official Poverty Measure, Supplemental Poverty Measure, and California Poverty Measure – can be used to assess economic well-being in California.
Director of Research Scott Graves spoke about the implications of various health policy proposals in the 2019-20 state budget proposal, including plans to expand coverage and help boost the affordability of insurance purchased through the individual market, for the USC Center for Health Journalism’s Collaborative Gathering.
For First 5 Contra Costa’s Family Economic Security Partnership meeting, Director of Research Scott Graves presented on the 2019-20 state budget proposal and prospects for reducing poverty and improving economic security.
Policy Analyst Amy Rose presented on college students’ unmet need for food and housing affordability at the Community College League of California’s “Affordability, Food and Housing Access Taskforce: Capitol Briefing.”
For Thrive, the Alliance for Nonprofits for San Mateo County’s “Tax Time Matters,” Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin presented on how the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) boosts economic security for low-income workers and the Governor’s proposal to significantly expand the credit in the 2019-20 state budget.