Might 15, 2020
Yesterday, Governor Newsom launched his May Revise, which tried to fulfill the not possible process of budgeting for a $54 billion deficit throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The Partnership and CALCASA responded with a press release that addressed every of our price range requests. We’ve included the important thing factors under:
- There was no allocation for sexual and home violence prevention. We are going to hold voicing the necessity for $15 million in ongoing funding on this space.
- Rape Disaster Middle funding was not restored to earlier ranges. Our coalitions will proceed to advocate for $5 million.
- The Home Violence Help Program obtained stage funding at $20.6 million. Not included was our $30 million request for the total vary of homelessness providers: emergency shelter, transitional housing, and the Home Violence Housing First mannequin. We stay dedicated to this price range request.
Last price range choices will probably be made within the coming days and weeks, and it’s essential that price range committee members hear from you. Please take two minutes to contact your legislators using our email tool.
+READ STATEMENT:Might Funds Revision 2020 Assertion