The Justice Studies Department at San Jose State University hosted the Spring 2015 Ann Lucas Lecture Series in Law and Justice Date on March 11, 2015. The lecture featured a conversation with Hadar Aviram on her published book “Cheap on Crime: Recession-Era Politics and the Transformation of American Punishment” (UC Press, Berkeley 2015). Among the Speakers included Budget Center Policy Analyst Selena Teji.
Budget Center Executive Director Chris Hoene provided testimony on key CalWORKs provisions in the Governor’s 2015-16 budget proposal.
Budget Center Director of Research Scott Graves provided an overview of the Governor’s proposed 2015-16 budget with a focus on proposals concerning health and human services. » Read more about: The Arc and UCP California Collaboration, 8th Annual Developmental Disabilities Public Policy Conference »
The Budget Center held their annual conference, Policy Insights 2015, on March 4 at the Sacramento Convention Center. Policy Insights is the premier event for advocates, policymakers, researchers, and other leaders working to improve the lives of low- and middle-income Californians.
For this forum on the key issues and policy questions related to families in Solano County, Budget Center Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher provided an overview of proposed changes to children’s programs and services contained in the Governor’s proposed 2015-16 budget.
The California Budget Project’s “Looking Ahead: Everything You Wanted to Know About the State Budget and What to Expect in 2015” included two sessions designed to help you get ready for the 2015 budget deliberations.