Hosted by the Public Policy Exchange, this symposium assessed the impact of Proposition 57, investigated alternatives for reducing costs, and provided the opportunity for discussion on the most effective strategies for rehabilitating and supporting offenders to help them lead meaningful lives following their release. Executive Director Chris Hoene spoke on the panel discussion “Assessing the Impact of Proposition 57, Evaluating Strategies to Reduce Costs and Maintain Efficiency.”
For the California Child Care Resource & Referral Network’s 2018-19 State Budget Webinar, Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented “Child Care and Development Programs in California: Key Context and Current Issues. “
For the California Alternative Payment Program Association’s (CAPPA) 2018-19 budget training and advocacy day, Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented “Child Care and Development Programs in California: Key Context and Current Issues,” which included an overview of the Governor’s 2018-19 budget proposal and discussed how services and supports for low-income families have fared in recent budget cycles.
For the Silicon Valley Children’s Advocacy Network meeting, Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin discussed findings from our Making Ends Meet report in her presentation “Making Ends Meet: The Cost to Support a Family in California,” which looked at how policy choices affect the resources and public supports that are available to struggling families.
For the Child Care Food Program Roundtable, Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented “Child Care and Development Programs in California: Key Context and Current Issues,” which provided an overview of the state budget cycle and funding for the child care and development system in the 2018-19 proposed budget.
Budget Center staff examined the 2018-19 state budget proposal and discussed its implications for the upcoming budget debate.
For the Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Task Force Meeting, Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin provided an overview of two safety net programs — Medi-Cal and Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) — and their role in addressing child poverty in California.
For the Center for Nonprofit Management’s “2018 Economic Forecast,” Executive Director Chris Hoene presented on Governor Brown’s proposed 2018-19 state budget and potential state budget policy changes affecting the nonprofit sector.
For the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Capitol Forum, Senior Policy Analyst Jonathan Kaplan presented for the panel discussion, “California Dreaming: Lessons from the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF).” Jonathan discussed the historic economic and political factors that led the California Legislature to approve the LCFF. » Read more about: National Conference of State Legislatures’ Capitol Forum »
The California Budget & Policy Center was pleased to continue its Policy Perspectives Speakers Series with “The State Budget Process and Key Issues to Watch for in 2018.” This event included a refresher on the state budget process and a discussion on what to expect in 2018.