The Budget Center hosted a Twitter chat to discuss the 2017 US Census poverty figures for California and what they mean for our state.
Hosted by the Berkeley Institute for the Future of Young Americans at Goldman School of Public Policy, this event featured the panel discussion “Reevaluating Our Social Safety Net with an Eye toward Young Americans.” The panel discussed income stagnation among young Americans and some of the policy solutions currently on the table to address it. Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin discussed the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) and what the recent expansion of this important tax credit in the 2018-19 state budget means for low-income workers in California.
For Disability Rights California’s staff training, Executive Director Chris Hoene presented “Show Me the Money: Understanding the California Budget Process.”
The Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) is a policy advocacy and leadership training fellowship for cisgender and transgender women, genderqueer and non-binary people, and transgender men who want to build their skills to influence public policymaking at the state level. Executive Director Chris Hoene presented to the WPI “State and Local Budget 101.”
Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher discussed funding for child care and development programs in the 2018-19 state budget for the Assembly Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education. » Read more about: Assembly Blue Ribbon Commission on Early Childhood Education »
The Sacramento Economics Roundtable, a chapter of the National Association for Business Economics, hosted a meeting to discuss Universal Basic Income (UBI) policy. The discussion featured Senior Policy Analysts Sara Kimberlin and Alissa Anderson discussing their research on the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC). » Read more about: Universal Basic Income Policy: How It Would Work in California »
For California Alternative Payment Program Association’s (CAPPA) “Insights and Advocacy” conference call, State Policy Fellow Esi Hutchful discussed why home visiting is a valuable investment in California’s families.
With a focus on gender justice and racial equity, this webinar discussed the significant barriers to advancing economically and achieving financial security that women across California face and actions that policymakers and other key decision makers can take to ensure California is a place where all women and their families can thrive.
For California Pan-Ethnic Health Network’s Joint Coalition Meeting, Director of Research Scott Graves presented “Key Facts About California’s State Budget and the Budget Process.”
For Public Health Institute’s “CA4Health Perspectives Virtual Meet-Up: Policy & Advocacy” webinar, Senior Policy Analysts Sara Kimberlin and Alissa Anderson discussed the economic context of this year’s state budget process and reviewed key proposals to address housing affordability and poverty that are under consideration in the current state budget negotiations.