For this webinar hosted by the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN), Budget Center Director of Research Scott Graves presented on the state budget process and timeline, as well as the longer term vision for budget investments that prioritize health for all.
Co-hosted by the University of California, Riverside’s School of Public Policy and the Budget Center, this event featured Executive Director Chris Hoene presenting on how the state budget process works. » Read more about: A Seminar on the California Budget »
For the Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee #4 hearing on expanding the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC), Budget Center Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin provided invited testimony on how extending the credit to workers with ITINs (Individual Taxpayer Identification Number) would help more California families who struggle to make ends meet. » Read more about: Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Subcommittee #4 »
CalNonprofits along with California Philanthropy and the League of California Community Foundations hosted a California Policy Forum webinar to discuss Governor Gavin Newsom’s top budget priorities. Executive Director Chris Hoene discussed cradle to career education proposals in the Governor’s proposed 2019-20 budget.
Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin presented “Domestic Violence and the California State Budget” for the Culturally Responsive Domestic Violence Network’s (CRDVN) meeting.
For First 5 Marin’s child care forum, Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented “Investing in Young Children: Key Context for Marin County.”
For Southern California Grantmakers’ annual conference, Chris Hoene presented for the opening plenary, “The Whole Child – From Cradle to Career: A Generational Opportunity to Lift California’s Most Impoverished Children and Families” and Esi Hutchful presented for the workshop “Looking Back to Look Ahead: Addressing California’s Racial and Gender Wealth Gap.”
Director of Research Scott Graves spoke at the National Association of Social Workers – California Chapter’s annual “Legislative Lobby Days” about opportunities in the 2019-20 state budget proposal to advance policies that can help boost economic security.
The California Budget & Policy Center hosted a special briefing event on the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC). This event discussed Governor Gavin Newsom’s plans in the 2019-20 state budget proposal to significantly expand the CalEITC and how this expansion would work, who would benefit from it, and issues policymakers should consider as this proposal moves forward.
The Budget Center’s annual policy conference took place Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. Policy Insights was a chance to join hundreds of advocates, researchers, policymakers, funders, service providers, and other leaders in discussing how our state can broaden economic opportunity and help low-income families to advance.