California Budget & Policy Center: Briefing on the Governor’s Proposed 2019-20 State Budget California Budget & Policy Center Executive Director Chris Hoene responded to the proposed budget: “Governor Newsom’s inaugural budget proposal calls for a series of bold and smart investments in broadening economic security and opportunity for Californians, while continuing to strengthen the state’s underlying fiscal health.” The Center will be hosting a webinar on the budget proposal on Thursday, January 17, 1-2pm PT
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The third California Donor Table 2020 Spotlight Series was the Initiatives Spotlight webinar. This allowed initiative campaign leaders to share with donors the progressive positions on key ballot initiatives, their campaign goals and fundraising needs. 15 donors and funders from across the state joined the webinar. Presenters briefed seven key statewide ballot initiatives that focused on reforming policies from state property tax assessments to bail reform. We then heard from the historic and unexpected local measure to reform San Diego’s Police…
It is imperative that we in California do not treat the 2020 general election like a regular election. Non-partisan funders and donors need to strategize about our collective response if Trump, as he has repeatedly stated and intimated, does not peacefully accept the results of the 2020 Election if he loses. California is a state full of communities and specific politicians he has attacked, from immigrants and Black people to VP candidate Harris, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Maxine Waters.…
On Wednesday, November 11th, at 11 AM PST, we invite you to join the Network for our Post-Election Debrief. The dynamic panel of community leaders and organizers, moderated by CDT's ED Ludovic Blain, will share their insights on the implications of the 2020 election for Black communities both nationally and in California.
Join the Ballot Initiative Strategy Center, Funders' Committee on Civic Participation, and Executive Directors of Color Collective: Relationships and Resilience for a special virtual post-election debrief that will focus on igniting deep power building conversations across our networks. The two-hour briefing will include a post-election analysis from practitioners and experts in the civic engagement field, an in-depth look at key tactics, tools, messaging, and a vision forward for power building and civic engagement into 2021 and beyond.