At a joint hearing of the Senate and Assembly Human Services Committees today, March 11, at 1:30 p.m. in Capitol Room 437, invited testimony from the California Budget Project will highlight just how prevalent food insecurity is in California and the toll that food insecurity can take on children and families.
The Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment (SSI/SSP) Program provides modest cash grants — funded with both federal and state dollars — that help 1.3 million low-income seniors and people with disabilities in California to pay for food, housing, and other basic necessities.
California’s adult education system is a vital resource for millions of low- and middle-income individuals, helping them obtain the basic knowledge and skills necessary to advance in their careers and actively participate in civic life.
The California State University (CSU) and University of California (UC) together educate more than 675,000 students statewide and play a critical role in providing pathways to opportunity and economic mobility.
This week is your last chance to register in advance for the CBP’s 2014 annual conference, Raising the Bar: How Smart Policy Choices Can Create Shared Prosperity in California, on March 6 in Sacramento.
The California Budget Project (CBP) has released An Incomplete Vision: Putting the Governor’s Proposed 2014-15 Budget in Context. This is our annual in-depth “chartbook” that examines the Governor’s proposed spending plan as well as the social and economic context that will shape the budget debate.