Resources and Issues

Local children’s fund measures, campaigns and polls in California

Emerging campaigns for local children’s funds in California for 2018

ALAMEDA COUNTY EARLY CARE CAMPAIGN FOR JUNE, 2018

SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY MARIJUANA TAX MEASURE – On track for November, 2018

CITY OF RICHMOND – Budget set-aside to create a Youth Fund

SANTA CRUZ City and County – Increasing a city marijuana tax to create a Children’s Fund and utilizing marijuana resources to create a county early care initiative

SAN FRANCISCO

YOLO COUNTY PRESCHOOL INITIATIVE – Increasing sales tax through voter initiative

Early organizing from around the state

San Francisco – 2 model measures: California’s first children’s fund and only universal preschool fund

Children’s Fund information

Preschool for All information

History of early care local funding efforts in the Bay Area

  • Summary – prepared by Ellen Dektar, Alameda County

2016 children’s fund campaign information

Ballot measure language for California children and youth funds – No need to re-invent the wheel

ONE-PAGER: Drafting a dedicated funding measure – one-page summary created by Funding the Next Generation on elements of a funding measure

Polling on funding measures for children and youth services – getting essential information on what the public thinks

Statewide

Local polls and polling information with a local perspective

National perspective

Information on running political campaigns

NOTE: Most of the information on campaigns is in our campaign manual, linked here: http://www.fundingthenextgeneration.org/nextgenwp/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Funding-the-Next-Generation-September2017-small.pdf