For Thrive, the Alliance for Nonprofits for San Mateo County’s “Tax Time Matters,” Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin presented on how the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) boosts economic security for low-income workers and the Governor’s proposal to significantly expand the credit in the 2019-20 state budget.
For the California Alternative Payment Program Association’s “Child Care Advocacy Day,” Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented on what’s included in Governor Newsom’s 2019-20 state budget proposal that will impact families and children.
For EveryChild California’s annual state budget update, Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented on funding for early care and education in the 2019-20 state budget proposal.
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.