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A Call to Action: Improving Mental and Behavioral Health for California’s Children

Mental illness is an increasingly common condition among California’s children, yet the state lacks a coherent system of care. In 2018, the California Children’s Hospital Association (CCHA) convened a workgroup to discuss this emerging crisis, and now has released a report offering recommendations for action. CCHA President & CEO Ann-Louise Kuhns, discusses the report and what needs to be done. 

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Dollars and Democracy: A Guide to the State Budget Process

Dollars and Democracy: A Guide to the State Budget Process was created by the California Budget and Policy Center and defines important terms, lays out the budget timeline, and covers the roles and responsibilities of the Governor, the Legislature, and other key players. This in-depth—yet accessible—presentation is intended as a resource for new as well as more experienced budget watchers. Read the presentation (PDF).

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