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.
Budget Center Director of Research Scott Graves kicked off the morning policy discussions with the current state of the 2016-2017 state budget. The Annual Developmental Disabilities Public Policy Conference for California focuses on all things impacting the developmental disabilities community.
Budget Center’s Chris Hoene presented on how the proposed budget will impact education in the Los Angeles area to the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce’s Education and Workforce Development Council.
Director of Research Scott Graves served on a panel for this Proposition 47 Legislative Briefing. This briefing educated, informed, and updated legislators and their staff about Prop 47. This event was hosted by Californians for Safety and Justice, a nonprofit working with Californians from all walks of life to replace prison and justice system waste with common sense solutions that create safe neighborhoods and save public dollars.