Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene presented high-level analysis of the Governor’s 2016-17 revised budget—including its social and economic context—and outlined the policy choices and outcomes that have occurred during the year’s budget deliberations.
Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene presented “Dollars & Democracy: An Introduction to the State Budget Process” to Hispanas Organized for Political Equity’s (HOPE) Leadership Institute.
Budget Center Director of Research Scott Graves presented “An Introduction to the State Budget Process” to the Women’s Foundation of California’s Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) – State class.
The Budget Center Senior Policy Analyst Alissa Anderson presented the California Women’s Well-Being Index for the National Council of Jewish Women – California (NCJW-CA).
Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene spoke at the League of Women Voters’ luncheon on economic security. Speakers also covered perspectives on minimum wage and the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government and influencing public policy through education and advocacy.
Budget Center’s Alissa Anderson presented on family poverty at the Yolo Leaders Forum.
The Budget Center’s Scott Graves provided an overview of Proposition 47 at an informational hearing held by the Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color. This hearing evaluated the status of Prop. 47 implementation and assessed ongoing challenges and opportunities.
Hosted by the California Association of Nonprofits and California Philanthropy (Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers, and Southern California Grantmakers) Budget Center’s Chris Hoene presented in an interactive webinar about the Governor’s state budget’s implications for both grantmakers and nonprofits.
Jonathan Kaplan led the conference workshop, “Dollars and Democracy: An Introduction to the State Budget Process”, that discussed how to navigate the state budget process.
Policy Insights is the premier conference for advocates, policymakers, researchers, and other leaders working to improve the lives of low- and middle-income Californians.
Plenary sessions and workshops explored timely issues and debates regarding tax and budget policy, poverty, health, education, child development and much more.