12th Annual Budget and Tax Briefing:
Forging Strategies in a Post-Election Landscape
February 24-25, 2015
During this meeting grantmakers learned about and discuss pressing federal and state budget and tax issues and their impact on supports and services for children, youth and families.
Several sessions of the meeting were recorded, including:
- Pre-Conference Session: An Overview of the Federal Budget Process
- Key Note Address: Federal Budget and Tax Outlook for FY 2016
- State Budget and Tax Outlook
Links to these recordings (and corresponding ppt presentations) are available to GIST members. Not a member? Join GIST (it's free!). Contact Cema Siegel at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
- Brennan Center for Justice: Mass Incarceration, Race, and Budgets
- Californians for Safety and Justice: Elevating Budget Priorities in Justice Reform
- Catalist: Comparative Electorate Demographics
- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: Threats and Opportunities for Refundable Credits
- PICO National Network: 2020 State Analysis
- Topos Partnership: The Revenue Project
Additional Resources Referenced During the Meeting:
- The Supreme Court at Stake: Overturning Obamacare Would Change the Nature of the Supreme Court, New York Times, February 5, 2015
- Pope’s Adress to the World Meeting of Popular Movements
- Californians for Safety and Justice and Russell Simmons "Imagine" video
- Who Votes Now?: Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States by Jan E. Leighley and Jonathan Nagler – November 24, 2013.
We were thrilled to expand our reach of the Tax and Budget Briefing to four locations in three states (IL, OH, and MI) through virtual "watch parties." Thank you to our Watch Party Hosts who made this possible!