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Policy and Legislation

Council for a Strong America California's top policy and legislative priorities to improve the lives of kids throughout the state.

Budget and Legislative Priorities

Council for a Strong America California recognizes the immense challenges and opportunities for advancing policies and programs that positively impact the wellbeing of our children and youth. We believe all children and youth should have the opportunity to be healthy, educated, and cared for, and that the child care industry is a vital backbone to California’s future economy - now and always. Together, we can increase economic security for all families while supporting safer communities, healthier children, and a more productive economy. We are working with the California legislature as our members advocate for policies and programs that improve our national security, public safety, and economy and impact the wellbeing of children and youth.

Highlights of the 2021-2022 California State Budget

California’s newly finalized 2021-2022 budget illustrates the historic growth and progress made on behalf of California’s children, youth, and working families. Read our blog or watch the video below to learn more about the allocations that will help improve our national security, public safety, and economy while positively impacting the wellbeing of children.

Connect With Us

Connect with Us

Donna Cullinan, Deputy State Director, California
1121 L Street, Suite 205
Sacramento, CA 95814
dcullinan@councilforastrongamerica.org