Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin presented “Addressing Child Poverty: Recent Progress and Policy Options” for the California Welfare Directors Association’s (CWDA) Directors Workshop.
For the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities’ annual conference Executive Director Chris Hoene presented on the results of a strategic planning retreat he attended earlier this year and also introduced the conference’s closing plenary speaker, Professor Manuel Pastor of USC. Also, Steven Bliss, Director of Strategic Communications, presented “Using Digital Tools to Expand Reach and Engagement” for the workshop “Digital Advocacy 101.”
Executive Director Chris Hoene presented on implications of the 2018 General Election for the California budget at the Community College League of California’s annual convention. » Read more about: Eyes on the Horizon: 2018 Community College League of California Annual Convention »
Executive Director Chris Hoene discussed the higher education policy and budget landscape in California and prospects for the California State University (CSU) in 2019 and beyond. » Read more about: California State University Annual Advocacy Conference »
The Community College League of California’s annual convention brought together California community college professionals and state and national leaders who shared their knowledge and experience. Policy Analyst Amy Rose presented her research on how much a debt-free college system would cost in California.
Executive Director Chris Hoene presented on the implications of Proposition 13 for our state — 40 years after the measure passed — for the California Society of Municipal Analysts’ (CSMA) 2018 Fall Conference. » Read more about: California Society of Municipal Analysts (CSMA) 2018 Fall Conference »
The California Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators’ (CASFAA) annual conference, “United Toward Access,” examined the latest financial aid policy issues. For the workshop “Creating a Debt-Free College Pathway in California,” Policy Analyst Amy Rose presented her research on how much a debt-free college system would cost in California.
This half-day event in Los Angeles at the Joan Palevsky Center for the Future of Los Angeles looked at five important ballot measures: Prop. 1 (affordable housing bond), Prop. 2 (mental health dollars for homelessness), Prop. 5 (expanding local property tax breaks), Prop. 6 (curtailing transportation funding), and Prop. 10 (rent control).
For The Institute for College Access & Success’ (TICAS) event, “Financial Aid for California’s Future,” Policy Analyst Amy Rose presented to policymakers and higher education stakeholders her preliminary findings from a new analysis on how much having a debt-free system of higher education would cost California.
The California Asset Building Coalition hosted a webinar on anticipated policy changes related to consumer protections, the California Earned Income Tax (CalEITC) expansion, and what we can work on during the next session. Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin presented “Safety Net Investments in the California State Budget 2018-19.”