Budget Center Director of Research Scott Graves joined The Center at Sierra Health Foundation and the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund for a health fund partner convening where he presented the breakout session: “Dollars and Democracy: A Guide to the County Budget Process.”
The Pew Charitable Trusts and the California Budget & Policy Center hosted an expert convening about California’s Secure Choice, the new retirement savings program that was passed by the California Legislature and signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.
The San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office hosted their “Debt Symposium,” which was designed to educate public agencies and their financial staff members on the aspects of debt financing, new debt instruments, federal compliance, and updates in the field of public finance. Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene served on the panel discussing “The November Ballot, Future Ballots, and the California Budget.”
Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene joined The Asset Funders Network for a conversation around fostering economic equity in the Bay Area and to deliver his presentation, “A Snapshot of Poverty in California.”
Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene served as a panelist for the discussion “The Need for Tax Reform” at the State Controller’s Annual Conference with County Auditors in Monterey.
The Milken Institute’s 2016 California Summit assembled leaders in business, government, academia and philanthropy for wide-ranging discussions about the state’s future. Budget Center Executive Director, Chris Hoene participated in an invitation only session on tax reform.
The National Council of Jewish Women, Congregation B’nai Israel, Reform California, and the Jewish Community Relations Council held an educational community forum on the ballot initiatives. Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene presented on, “What Would Proposition 55 Mean for California?”
The California Child Care Resource & Referral Network and the California Alternative Payment Program Association (CAPPA) hosted their 4th joint conference, the Joint CAPPA Network Conference. Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene presented on the topic, “The California Budget: What to Expect in 2017-18.”
The Budget Center’s Chris Hoene presented on “Dollars, Democracy, and the November 2016 Ballot” for a California government class at the University of California, Davis.
The Budget Center’s Kristin Schumacher presented at a training session for the Child Care Team of the Women’s Policy Institute, a program of the Women’s Foundation of California. Her presentation discussed child care and development programs in California and the importance of boosting access to high-quality child care and preschool. » Read more about: Women’s Policy Institute, Training Session »