CAPPA and Children's Foundation Events




Child Care & End Child Poverty Advocacy Day
January 22, 2020
California Endowment and The State Capitol

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We invite you to partner with those noted above for a Child Care & End Child Poverty Advocacy Day!

This is a day that advocates will join together, in a shared voice, to advocate for more child care and policies to eradicate poverty.  The focus of this day is not just on child care and early learning, but on ending child poverty and talking about the supports that the families we all touch need.  

In the morning we will hear from experts about what Governor Newsom has proposed in his January budget.  We then will have time to ask questions and discuss our collective strategy for meeting with legislators in the afternoon.  The legislative meeting times will be set up and you simply need to share with us who you would like to meet with, i.e., your elected representatives.  It is encouraged that if you have district specific information relevant to a specific legislator, bring it.  After this session at the Endowment, we will walk over to the Capitol for lunch and legislative visits.  

**Please note, there is an option for those who want to hit the ground running and go straight to the Capitol to start legislative visits in the morning. Please let us know which option you are interested in when you register. **
Planned Schedule of Events
Staff will be scheduling the legislative visits.  You will receive a schedule, room assignments, and legislative advocacy packet when you check in.  

**For those participating in Legislative Visits only:**
8:30am: Check-in at the Capitol Basement (Eureka Room) for materials and visit schedules
9:00am-4:00pm: Legislative Visits
11:30am-1:00pm: Lunch will be available in the Capitol Basement 

**For those attending the entire Budget Training:** 
9:30am: Check in at the California Endowment- 1414 K Street, Suite 500, Sacramento, CA 95814

9:45am-10:00am: Welcome and opening remarks
Overview of the Governor's Proposed 2020/21 Budget; What has the Governor proposed and where are our opportunities? 

  • Kristin Schumacher, California Budget and Policy Center
  • Sara Cortez, Legislative Analyst's Office 
  • Sarah Burtner, Department of Finance 
  • Christian Griffith, Assembly Budget Committee
  • Stephen Propheter, California Department of Education, Early Learning and Care Division
Legislative "Prep-talk" 

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
12:00pm: Walk over to the Capitol for lunch

12:30pm: Lunch in the (Eureka Room) State Capitol Basement
1:00pm-4:00pm: Legislative Visits


Interested in Supporting this Event?   Learn more about sponsorships here.


Past Training Handouts


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