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The 2015 Women’s Policy Summit

The 2015 Women’s Policy Summit

January 27, 2015

Women, Poverty and Economic Empowerment How can California’s welfare system (CalWORKs) offer strategic and effective support for low-income families? What other recommendations related to workforce development, wages and education make sense at the start of a new legislative session?   Women, Working Families and the Workplace What additional workplace supports are needed to help parents and [...]

Firearm Violence and Its Prevention: From Scientific Evidence to Effective Policy

Firearm Violence and Its Prevention: From Scientific Evidence to Effective Policy

January 27, 2015

UC Center Sacramento Speakers Series Presents Garen Wintemute, Professor of Emergency Medicine and Baker-Teret Chair in Violence Prevention at the University of California, Davis. This presentation will review salient scientific research on the nature and prevention of firearm violence and discuss the relationship between such research and violence prevention efforts. Dr. Wintemute is the inaugural Baker-Teret Chair in Violence Prevention [...]

“Creativity at the Core” Forum

“Creativity at the Core” Forum

January 27, 2015

  Creativity at the Core will place discrete arts education and arts integration at the forefront during the implementation of the Common Core for all California K-12 schools – specifically through the creation of professional development modules that incorporate dance, music, theater, visual arts, and other art forms into Common Core instruction. These professional development [...]

Senators Monning and Wolk Announce “End of Life Option Act” SB128

Senators Monning and Wolk Announce “End of Life Option Act” SB128

January 22, 2015

Courtesy of Senate Democratic Caucus  (SACRAMENTO, CA) – January 21, 2015, Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel) and Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) introduced legislation at a press conference at the State Capitol in Sacramento. This legislation would allow terminally ill adult California residents the opportunity to seek medical aid-in-dying medication when specified criteria are met, adding to [...]

From Surveys to Solutions: Engaging Audiences in the Arts

From Surveys to Solutions: Engaging Audiences in the Arts

January 14, 2015

The NEA and California Arts Council present “From Surveys to Solutions: Engaging Audiences in the Arts” The event included an announcement by Chairman Chu of three new NEA research reports that explore who participates in the arts and why, as well as the arts as an economic engine. Following this announcement, Chairman Chu participated in [...]

TechWire: State of Technology – California Industry Forum 2014

TechWire: State of Technology – California Industry Forum 2014

January 13, 2015

Welcome and Introductory Remarks Christie Borchin, Deputy Director for Professional Development, Department of Technology, State of California Market Briefing Speakers: Bill Maile, Editor, TechWire Joseph Morris, Director of Market Intelligence, Center for Digital Government State of Technology Address Carlos Ramos, Chief Information Officer, State of California    CIO Panel Speakers: Liana Bailey-Crimmins, Chief Information Officer, Information [...]

Governor Brown Proposes 2015-16 State Budget

Governor Brown Proposes 2015-16 State Budget

January 12, 2015

Significant details of the 2015-16 State Budget: Invests in Water, Flood Protection and Combating Climate Change The Budget includes the first $532 million in expenditures from the Proposition 1 water bond to continue the implementation of the Water Action Plan, the administration’s five-year roadmap towards sustainable water management. Additionally, the Budget includes the last $1.1 [...]

California Secretary of State Inauguration

California Secretary of State Inauguration

January 6, 2015

Governor Brown sworn in the Honorable Alex Padilla as California Secretary of State Did you like this? Share it:Tweet