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Despite Setbacks, the Passion for Policy Burns Bright

by Alba Mercado, WPI Coordinator As the 2011/12 Women’s Policy Institute (WPI) class teams wrapped up their policy projects we had a reminder that the work doesn’t end there. In fact, it’s not just about whether or not a bill becomes a law. The Economic Justice team’s bill was AB 828. Their goal was to [...]

Interview: The Importance of CalFresh Benefits

Each year, the Women’s Foundation of California trains up to 30 women on the legislative process as part of the Women’s Policy Institute. WPI fellows learn how to write bills, educate legislators and organize community support to pass proposed legislation. We sat down with WPI fellow Stella Kim (Policy and Communications Specialist at *California Partnership) [...]

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