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June 2018

Webinar: Advancing Gender Justice Through Increased Employment, Earnings, and Economic Security

June 7, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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.

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November 2018

Impact 2018: Building Momentum for Equity and Opportunity

November 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, 901 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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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.”

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December 2018

California Welfare Directors Association’s (CWDA) Directors Workshop

December 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Senior Policy Analyst Sara Kimberlin presented "Addressing Child Poverty: Recent Progress and Policy Options" for the California Welfare Directors Association's (CWDA) Directors Workshop. 

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January 2019

Affordability Workshop #1 (Defining and Measuring Affordability): Public Workshop

January 22, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
CPUC Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Ave
San Francisco, CA United States
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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.

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Child Care Advocacy Day

January 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
The California Endowment, Adelante Room, First Floor, 1414 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814 United States
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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. 

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Tax Time Matters

January 25, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, 330 Twin Dolphin Drive
Redwood City, CA United States
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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. 

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Family Economic Security Partnership Meeting

January 31, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Concord, CA

For First 5 Contra Costa’s Family Economic Security Partnership meeting, Director of Research Scott Graves presented on the 2019-20 state budget proposal and prospects for reducing poverty and improving economic security.

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February 2019

All. Together. Now.

February 1, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Embassy Suites, 100 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, California United States
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Executive Director Chris Hoene presented on policy developments affecting older adults in California for the Marin Community Foundation's summit, "All. Together. Now." which explored services and policies to improve older adult economic security in Marin.

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Webinar: Understanding Poverty Measures Used to Assess Economic Well-Being in California

February 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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As part of our Policy Perspectives Speakers Series, this webinar looked at how three major measures of poverty – the Official Poverty Measure, Supplemental Poverty Measure, and California Poverty Measure – can be used to assess economic well-being in California.

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April 2019

Briefing on the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC)

April 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
State Capitol Room 447 Sacramento, CA 95814 United States + Google Map

The California Budget & Policy Center hosted a special briefing event on the California Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC). This event discussed Governor Gavin Newsom’s plans in the 2019-20 state budget proposal to significantly expand the CalEITC and how this expansion would work, who would benefit from it, and issues policymakers should consider as this proposal moves forward.

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