Thursday, January 18, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM PST
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California Endowment
1414 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

Adelante Meeting Room

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Danielle Metzger

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!

The day will begin with an expert panel sharing their input, reactions and top priorities on the 2018-19 Governor’s Budget. 
We will then move into an orientation training about the legislative process and how to conduct visits with your representatives.
In the afternoon, attendees will experience the legislative process
first-hand by spending the 2nd half of the day at the Capitol participating in legislative visits, educating lawmakers and advocating to make child care and early education a priority.  

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-12:00pm: Opening remarks and budget panel discussions
12:00pm-12:30pm: Legislative orientation 
12:30pm- 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, Legislative Analyst's Office 

NEW!! Legislative Women's Caucus Update and Priorities
for 2018-19 

  • Elizabeth Fuller, Legislative Women's Caucus Consultant 

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 

12:30pm- 12:45pm
Lunch & walk to the Capitol 

Legislative Visits at the Capitol