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Five Top Tips for Engaging Families in Advisory Roles – Advice from a Family Leader

The perspective and expertise of parents and caregivers are invaluable in efforts to improve the health care system for children with special health care needs. But how can service and policymaking organizations involve family members in Family Advisory Committees and maintain their interest and participation? A veteran parent offers her thoughts and tips.

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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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