For the Jewish Family and Children’s Services’ Public Issues Committee, State Policy Fellow Esi Hutchful presented on causes and approaches to homelessness and child poverty with a focus on Marin and Sonoma counties.
Once again, the Budget Center partnered with Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) for their annual conference, which was an opportunity to look at the latest policy analysis and research and to prepare for and address relevant public policy issues impacting Southern California.
This event featured local, state, and national experts who are building collaborative and innovative solutions to issues related to housing, employment, and early care and education. Executive Director Chris Hoene delivered “Promising Budget and Policy Solutions to Help Make Ends Meet” for the panel “Lightning Talks I: Landscape of Housing, Employment & Education Issues in the Bay Area.”
For the 38th annual PTA Advocacy Day for Education 2018, Senior Policy Analyst Jonathan Kaplan spoke on a panel exploring topics related to public school funding in California. » Read more about: PTA Advocacy Day 2018 »
Senior Policy Analyst Alissa Anderson provided invited testimony as part of a panel that discussed the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC).
For the Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 1 On Health And Human Services, Senior Policy Analyst Kristin Schumacher presented “CalWORKs Grants in California: Key Context and Recent Trends.”
For LISC Los Angeles’ Building Assets Conference, Executive Director Chris Hoene presented “California Already Has a Basic Income Policy – The EITC” on the panel discussion “Expanding Opportunity: Universal Basic Income & the Earned Income Tax Credit.”
For the Bay Area Learning Community Convening with Strategies 2.0, Director of Research Scott Graves presented on the state budget and its impact on California families.
The Budget Center’s annual policy conference took place Thursday, March 22, 2018, at the Sacramento Convention Center. Policy Insights was a chance to join hundreds of policymakers, business and community leaders, and others in discussing how our state can broaden economic opportunity and help low-income families to advance.
For the Children’s Advocates’ Roundtable, Director of Research Scott Graves provided an overview of the governor’s proposed 2018-19 budget.