San Francisco’s implementation of cash bail reform
A new CPL analysis focuses on San Francisco’s experience implementing the ability-to-pay requirements in the Humphrey ruling, which it began following in 2018. This research provides a preview for other California counties as they begin following the March 2021 ruling. This Thursday, Johanna Lacoe, a co-author of this analysis, is moderating a panel discussion about the implementation of this ruling. Registration: The Future of Cash Bail in California
Welcome, new Advisory Board!
We’re excited to welcome our new Advisory Board members who bring a wealth of expertise and strategic insights to share with CPL as we continue to grow our impact. Meet CPL’s Advisory Board
New research projects and data resources added to CPL’s website
CPL recently posted over 25 in-progress projects to our website to provide a more comprehensive look at CPL’s work. To support more policy research, we also added a new section, Data Resources, which includes data guides (like our CPL Data Roadmap), opportunities (like our Seed Grants and Graduate Fellowships), and info on how to apply to apply to use datasets like the UC Consumer Credit Panel.
June 15th: What will it take to end homelessness in LA?
Janey Rountree, executive director of the California Policy Lab’s UCLA site, will join this panel conversation with Enterprise Community Partners vice president Jimar Wilson, L.A. resident Shawn Pleasants, Chair of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Commission Ad Hoc Committee on Governance Reform Sarah Dusseault, and United Way of Greater Los Angeles Homelessness Initiatives director Carter Hewgley. This Tuesday, June 15th at 5:00PM (PDT). Registration
June 17th: The future of cash bail in California
A panel of experts will discuss the recent In re Humphrey ruling that mandates judges consider a person’s ability to pay when setting bail. The panel will discuss implications for defendants and considerations for California counties as they start to comply with the March 2021 ruling. This Thursday, June 17th from 12 to 1pm (PDT). Registration
Job openings on CPL’s UCLA Team
CPL recognizes the value of having a diverse staff at all levels of the organization. We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent and understand the diverse racial and ethnic, gender identity, sexual orientation, educational, socioeconomic, cultural, and disability backgrounds present in California.
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Applications now being accepted: CPL’s Seed Grants (June 30th) and Graduate Fellowships (July 15th)
Seed grants support UC students and faculty working on policy-relevant research on health, homelessness, and consumer finance.
Due: June 30th.
Graduate Fellowship Grants support UC graduate students to work on policy-relevant research projects using California administrative data or other CPL datasets.
Due: July 15th.
Till von Wachter speaks about the impact of the unemployment crisis on workers who were already vulnerable before the pandemic.
CPL’s CalExodus research, and the impact of California’s high housing costs, is cited.
CPL’s new analysis of San Francisco’ experience implementing the Humphrey ruling is the focus of this article.
Aparna Ramesh, co-author of CPL’s Stimulus Gap research, discusses how the delivery mechanism for stimulus payments (the tax code) leaves some Californians behind.