The California Public Utilities Commission explored new approaches to address affordability in utility rates and bills for their “Affordability Workshop #1 (Defining and Measuring Affordability): Public Workshop.” Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin presented on economic insecurity and the cost of basic needs in California through different lenses, including the official poverty measure, Supplemental Poverty Measure, and basic family budgets.
Budget Center staff examined the 2019-20 state budget proposal and discussed its implications for the upcoming budget debate.
For the Solano County Children’s Alliance monthly meeting, Executive Director Chris Hoene presented on the 2019-20 state budget proposal and its implications for children’s programs. » Read more about: Solano County Children’s Alliance Monthly Meeting »
For Leo Baeck Temple’s “Prop. 13 Reform: Exploring the Merits and Consequences of California’s Proposed Split Roll Ballot Initiative,” Executive Director Chris Hoene presented a historical overview of Proposition 13’s impact on California schools and an introduction to the 2020 ballot measure “Schools and Community First.”
Director of Research Scott Graves presented “Dollars and Democracy: An Introduction to the State Budget Process” to the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and the UC Berkeley Labor Center.
For CSU Sacramento’s “Policy and Practice for Education Leaders,” a day of presentations and panel discussions hosted by the College of Education, Policy Analyst Amy Rose presented as part of an expert panel on food insecurity among college students.
For Northern California Grantmakers’ “Power and Progress: What the 2018 Elections Tell Us About 2020,” Executive Director Chris Hoene spoke on a panel that discussed where we stand in light of the major ballot initiatives as well as what the 2018 elections can tell us about the changing landscape of power, politics, race, and gender.
Executive Director Chris Hoene presented to the California Health Care Foundation’s Board of Directors’ Meeting on the implications of the 2018 elections for health care and California. » Read more about: California Health Care Foundation’s Board of Directors’ Meeting »
The California Budget & Policy Center continued its Policy Perspectives Speakers Series with “The State Budget Process and Key Issues to Watch for in 2019.” This event included a refresher on the state budget process and a discussion on what to expect in 2019.
Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented “The State of Child Care and Development Programs in 2018-19” for the ECE Advocacy Coalition Annual Meeting.