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About this event

Our premier “Dollar and Democracy” state budget training is here to prepare you for an effective budget season in 2023 and beyond.

Whether this is your first cycle or you are a seasoned pro, you’ll learn something new as our budget expert, Adriana Ramos-Yamamoto, walks you through California’s budget process, including key deadlines and the roles of the governor, the Legislature, and advocates in making investments in our communities. Plus, learn insider tips on effective advocacy tools and what to expect in 2023 from our discussion panel of budget mavens.

Watch the Recording


Budget Trainer:

Dollars and Democracy training, approx. 20 minutes

  • Adriana Ramos-Yamamoto, Policy Analyst, California Budget & Policy Center

Discussion Panel:

Looking ahead and what to expect in 2023, approx. 40 minutes

  • Kristina Bas Hamilton, Principal, KBH Advocacy
  • Scott Graves, Director of Research, California Budget & Policy Center
  • Christopher Sanchez, Policy Advocate, Western Center on Law & Poverty

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