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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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