The California Alternative Payment Program Administrators Association, a group of professionals who work with the state’s voucher system for low income families needing child care, regularly publishes an update on bills of interest and their progress, as well as advocacy events. … Continue reading
Zero to Three, a national center on infants, toddlers and families, and a well-known advocacy organization, has a useful Policy Toolkit. You can download all of it (124 pages) or only parts. It has wonderful resources on how to convince policy makers … Continue reading
Find out what bills your legislator is working on and what committees he or she is a member of at the Sacramento Bee’s “Track the Legislature” tool. Check it out here. Follow the links for each legislator’s committees and bills.
http://www.ndss.org/Resources/ The link I posted above is for the National Down Syndrome Society. This site provides resources for families and people with Down Syndrome. This agency is has been advocating for children and families of downs since 1979. The website is very informative and provides information and links that can benefit the families. Continue reading
With the recent passing of California’s proposition 1, there is now newly proposed legislation in congress to build reservoirs on the Klamath and Trinity rivers to store surplus water supplies to be shipped to southern California. Currently the Hoopa tribe is advocating against bill s.2379 Klamath Basin Water Recovery Restoration Act of 2014 and current […] Continue reading
The primer summarizes key issues and poses central questions for policymakers. This is a great way to orient legislators to the issues.