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Proposed 2015-16 State Budget Summary

  2015-16 California State Budget Proposal Summary (Download) General Fund Revenue and Expenditures Governor proposes to spend $113.3 billion, an increase of 1.4% from 2014-15. California received $2.4 billion more … Read More >

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AirTalk- “California’s 2015 Budget: what you need to know”

Click Play above or Click HERE to listen on Southern California Public Radio’s Website. Gov. Jerry Brown has released his proposed operating budget for 2015. Included in the governor’s plan … Read More >

Gov. Brown to Let “Wall of Poverty” Stand in Front of Millions of Californians

Gov. Brown to Let “Wall of Poverty” Stand in Front of Millions of Californians Lack of investment in anti-poverty programs, despite ample opportunity, will not shake state’s #1 in poverty … Read More >

California Budget Rally DTLA January 9th 2015
Helping Californians Climb Out of Poverty: Next Steps for the 2015 -2016 California Budget

 Helping Californians Climb Out of Poverty:  Next Steps for the 2015 -2016 California Budget California Partnership is a statewide coalition of community-based groups, organizing and advocating for the policies and … Read More >

California Partnership believes that welfare programs are essential parts of our society. “Welfare” generally refers to the government cash assistance programs that help people make ends meet in hard times. These helping programs provide a safety net when people lose their jobs or can’t find work that pays enough to support themselves and their families, and is a lifeline for those who are too sick or old to work and for families who need to be at home to take care of their families. Welfare programs not only protect vulnerable people but they are investments in the well-being of our communities.

Welfare programs that we monitor and act on include:

TANF (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families) - called CalWORKs in California

SSI (Supplemental Security Income)