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By 2019-05-08T15:23:46-07:00

  Leveling the Playing Field for California’s Children: 2019 Policy Agenda

This policy agenda identifies the steps that California lawmakers can take in 2018 to ensure that all our children have what they need to realize their potential tomorrow. Recognizing that children don’t come in pieces, the policy agenda highlights policies that support the whole children by lifting children out of poverty, providing quality health care to every child, ensuring educational equity, and transforming the juvenile justice system to focus on prevention and rehabilitation.

By 2019-04-16T18:33:51-07:00

  Unhidden Figures: Examining the Characteristics of Justice-Involved Students in Los Angeles County

“Unhidden Figures: Examining the Characteristics of Justice-Involved Students in Los Angeles County ” sheds light on justice-involved students in LA County by sharing information on their array of identities and needs. CDF-CA has centralized a set of descriptive data in a robust manner to help spark conversations with students, educators, parents, community leaders, researchers, advocates, and decision-makers about how we may best serve justice involved youth in an education setting. Download

By 2019-05-08T15:23:40-07:00

  Leveling the Playing Field for Children: 2018 Policy Agenda

This policy agenda identifies the steps that California lawmakers can take in 2018 to ensure that all our children have what they need to realize their potential tomorrow. Recognizing that children don’t come in pieces, the policy agenda highlights policies that support the whole children by lifting children out of poverty, providing quality health care to every child, ensuring educational equity, and transforming the juvenile justice system to focus on prevention and rehabilitation.

By 2019-05-08T15:23:35-07:00

  Leveling the Playing Field for Children: 2017 Policy Agenda

This policy agenda identifies the steps that California lawmakers can take in 2017 to ensure that all our children have what they need to realize their potential tomorrow. Recognizing that children don’t come in pieces, the policy agenda highlights policies that support the whole children by lifting children out of poverty, providing quality health care to every child, ensuring educational equity, and transforming the juvenile justice system to focus on prevention and rehabilitation.

By 2019-04-16T18:36:16-07:00

  Medi-Cal Protects the Health of California’s Children

As our nation's leaders make critical decisions about America's future, Medicaid's historically strong protections must remain exempt from cuts or structural changes that would undermine its ability to serve people in need. Additionally, a partial or full repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and resulting federal cut to California's budget threatens the viability of the Medi-Cal program and the health of our state's children.

By 2019-05-08T15:23:28-07:00

  LTPF: 2016 Policy Agenda

This policy agenda identifies the steps that California lawmakers can take in 2018 to ensure that all our children have what they need to realize their potential tomorrow. Recognizing that children don’t come in pieces, the policy agenda highlights policies that support the whole children by lifting children out of poverty, providing quality health care to every child, ensuring educational equity, and transforming the juvenile justice system to focus on prevention and rehabilitation.

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