CAPPA and Children's Foundation Events

CAPPA Budget & Advocacy Day

January 18, 2018
California Endowment 
Adelante Meeting Room
1414 K Street, #500
Sacramento, CA 95814
10:00am - 5:00pm 

CAPPA invites you to join us for our  CAPPA Budget & Advocacy Day!  REGISTER HERE!

Schedule of Events
(You will receive a schedule, room assignments, and legislative advocacy packet when you check in.)

9:30am: Check in at the California Endowment- 1414 K Street,
               Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814

10:00am-11:45am: Opening remarks and budget panel discussions
11:45am-12:15pm: Legislative orientation  
12:15pm- 12:45pm: Lunch 
1:00pm-5:00pm: Legislative Visits


Welcome and opening remarks

  • Rick Richardson, CAPPA Board President
  • Sarah Neville-Morgan, Director, EESD, CDE

Overview of the Governor's Proposed 2018/19 Budget; What has the Governor 
proposed and where are our opportunities? 

  • Kristin Schumacher, California Budget and Policy Center
  • Brianna Bruns, Department of Finance 
  • Sarah Neville-Morgan, California Department of Education, Early Education & Support Division 
  • Seren Taylor, Assembly Republican Caucus
  • Edgar Cabral and Sara Cortez, LAO 

Broader view of child care and other issues impacting poverty and low-income families from the Governor’s proposed budget.  Reflecting on 17-18, what is the forecast for 2018-19, both for California and federally?

  • Mike Herald, Western Center on Law & Poverty

Legislative Orientation
This presentation will include an orientation about the legislative process and how to conduct visits with your representatives.

  • What is advocacy and why is it important
  • Finding your legislators
  • How to talk to legislators
  • How to share your story in an impactful way
  • Role playing activity
    • CAPPA Board of Directors & Public Policy Committee 

12:15pm- 12:45pm
Lunch & walk to the Capitol 

Legislative Visits at the Capitol


 Past Training Handouts

  • CAPPA Training: "Everything Fiscal" 
    August 23, 2017 
    CAPPA delivered a training focused specifically on APP fiscal issues on August 23rd in Sacramento. Workshops included "Fiscal Essentials" from CDE Fiscal Services, information from a field auditor on auditing practices and another on Agency Projections so that agencies can better monitor their contracts and also learn best practices that work efficiently. Please see handouts below:


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