California Partnership Platform for 2007:
**Promote a budget that reflects the values and needs of all Californians,
and restores the state and federal government’s human infrastructure
1. Defend and act against proposed cuts in the state budget in the areas of
welfare, healthcare and childcare.
2. Defend and act against cuts in welfare, healthcare and childcare programs
due to federal law changes.
3. Advocate for parent-friendly policies in the state implementation of the federal
welfare changes, including seeking policies to increase access to educational
and employment opportunities.
**Promote a proactive agenda that will expand health coverage, especially
to all of California’s children, and create building blocks for universal
**Protect the right of all no-income and low-income Californians to
healthcare, housing, food security, workplace protections and
educational and income equity.
The following principles help to guide CAP's work..
CAP supports members’ bills in areas of welfare, healthcare, childcare, food
security, and immigrant rights.
Recognizing the importance of tax fairness, civic engagement, racial equity and
leadership development in accomplishing our priorities, CAP highlights these
activities in all the work we do.