Past Webinars

End of the 2019 Legislative Session Briefing – 10/17/2019 

This session provided a legislative briefing of the first half of the 2019-2020 Legislative Session. It covered asset-building and financial security-related bills signed and vetoed by Governor Newsom.

Closing the Survivor Wealth Gap: Financial Recovery and Long-Term Safety for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence – 6/19/2019

In partnership with FreeFrom and Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap, the webinar discussed the current state of wealth building for survivors of gender-based violence in the US and the opportunities for state and federal level policy solutions.

Start of the 2019 Legislative Session: A Briefing on Asset Building Related Legislation- 3/12/2019

The webinar provided a policy briefing on introduced legislation related to asset building, financial security, and economic mobility.

Children’s Savings Accounts
CalEITC Expansion
Asset Limits
Consumer Protections
Criminal Justice Fines and Fees
Child Support Debt

Integrating Asset Development and Financial Stability Into Disaster Recovery Case Management- 1/26/2019 

When Catholic Charities took the lead in developing a regional Disaster Case Management (DCM) System after the devastating 2017 wildfires we were able to use our robust financial stability programs and dynamic database to integrate financial wellness tools into the case management, recovery, and financial assistance process. We included the work in our DCM training and have built all of our systems and tools to be scalable and usable by all communities going forward for future disasters in CA.

ScholarShare 529 Matching Grant Program Informational Webinar – 1/22/2019

ScholarShare 529, California’s College Savings Plan, is proud to be partnering with community-based organizations and public agencies throughout California to offer the 2019 Matching Grant Program.
Don’t miss this free webinar to learn about how you can help low- to moderate-income families save for college.

End of the 2017-2018 Legislative Session Webinar – 10/1/2018

Join us to learn about anticipated policy and budget changes related to social safety-net programs, consumer protections, and CalEITC expansion and what we can work on during the next session. We will also receive an update on the implementation of SB 190 (Mitchell)- elimination of juvenile administrative fees.

Implications of Immigration Policy on Asset Building – 12/15/2017

The rise in fear of deportations and threat to undocumented people has continued to disrupt the financial stability of families across California. Hear from experts on how current immigration policies and deportations impact asset building and financial security for immigrant families in California. Co-hosted with PolicyLink.

The Current Federal Tax Plan Debate and Implications for California – 12/1/2017

Hosted by the California Asset Building Coalition and the California Budget & Policy Center, this webinar discussed the latest on federal tax proposals, what they could mean for California, and opportunities for engagement.