For the English Learner Leadership and Legacy Initiative (ELLLI), Senior Policy Analyst Jonathan Kaplan provided an overview of the state budget process and timeline, and highlighted opportunities for public engagement in the process. Get slide deck. » Read more about: English Learner Leadership and Legacy Initiative Meeting »
For the fourth hearing of the Assembly Select Committee on Health Care Delivery Systems and Universal Coverage, Director of Research Scott Graves presented “Constitutional Constraints on Moving Toward Universal Coverage in California.”
Congresswoman Matsui hosted a “teach-in” on the GOP tax plan and the impact it will have on the Sacramento community. Executive Director Chris Hoene discussed what this tax law means for our state and the nation’s economic future. » Read more about: Tax Teach-In with Congresswoman Doris Matsui »
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.