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Past · March 21, 2012

Welfare in Transition

The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series

March 21, 2012 · 11:30 am - 12:30 pm


Date: March 21, 2012
Time: 11:30-1:00 p.m.
Location: CSAC Conference Center
1020 11th Street, 2nd floor
Sacramento, CA

About the Program

Budget cuts—recent and proposed—are transforming CalWORKs, the state’s welfare program. Experts and representatives of state and local government will talk about the evolution of the CalWORKs program, its current challenges, and future directions.


Kim Belshé, senior policy advisor, PPIC

Caroline Danielson, policy fellow, PPIC

Scott Graves, senior policy analyst, California Budget Project

David Lesher, director of government affairs, PPIC

Will Lightbourne, director, California Department of Social Services

Bruce Wagstaff, chief deputy county executive, Sacramento County


The James Irvine Foundation Briefing Series is intended to inform decisionmakers and facilitate constructive discussion about the major social, economic, and political issues facing California. The series is supported by a grant from The James Irvine Foundation.


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